Essay about Graffiti Art Brings Positive Effects to Our Society

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Graffiti Art Brings Positive Effects to Our Society

2011 TED Prize winner - JR's Wish

"I wish for you to stand up for what you care about by participating in a global art project, and together we'll turn the world...INSIDE OUT."



I. Introduction

Thesis statement: The development of street culture as known as “Global Street Subculture” from 15 years before until now integrates into a bigger scale and positively impacts our society and individuals greatly in our daily life.

II. The development of graffiti art A. The different forms of presenting graffiti art B. Global street subculture C. The meaning of graffiti art

III. First example of the positive effects of
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(Gogerly, Liz. Graffiti Culture - On the Rader: Street Style. 2009. 13.) His works are humorous, ironic, and provocative which can easily be seen on the streets, warehouses, zoo, and Palestine wall. Sometimes his works would appear in the British Museum, Tate Gallery, the Louvre and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (, “Banksy – On Art Of The State”) Generally, Banksy’s graffiti idea came from his view of politics, entertainment, anti-war, anti-authority, anti-capitalist, promotion of freedom, and environmental protection. After 21st century, Banksy style graffiti is getting stronger in all corners of the world.
Banksy. 2010. Detroit. Web. 21 Dec 2011. In 2005, Banksy painted on the wall of Palestine and Israel’s border which is up to seven hundred kilometers high, causing an international stir. He painted a little girl holding the balloons and slowly taking off, and there is a big hole at the corner. The other side is the natural beauty and beaches. This creation has brought peace appeal to this war-ridden region. After all, in most cases graffiti would be considered to be illegal, which is one of the reasons that Banksy remains to be anonymous. However, he still keeps using graffiti to convey his ideas that graffiti is the most honest and fair forms of art, not just the creators’ own desire, and also bring the wider discussion to the
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