Street Art, By Nicholas Alden Riggle

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Street art is critical to remaining in the street as if it is removed and put into a gallery, the whole message and purpose is lost. Street art being in public spaces is an essential component to the artists expressing their message across to everyday peoples. If the art work is created from street materials “then its use of the street is internal to its meaning;/ as a result, most pieces need not be placed in a gallery” (Riggle). Nicholas Alden Riggle’s also states that “pulling them from the streets the curator eliminates their material use of the street, thereby destroying their meaning and status as street art” (Riggle). It is assumed that the artists responsible for creating street art believe deeply that “art should lift us out of
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