When I find all of these great pictures of Urban Art from all over the world, I am amazed at what city life has inspired artist to do. How can some things so desolate or decayed can become so artistic, unique and mesmerizing? Everyone knows the most popular form of urban art – the 3D drawings on the pavement that transport you into the depths of Mordor, in a Narnia-like worlds or in the jaws of ferocious sharks. But at the beginning of these popular forms of urban art, its basis – street art was born from the neighborhood’s graffiti walls that redefined raw art and inspired a different aesthetic right there in the street. From being considered vandalism to having special venues dedicated to it – like the Lazarides Gallery – urban art has evolved into an art form by itself, one that is defined first and foremost by freedom – freedom of expression, of place, of time and of taste.
I give you the wonders of street art: