Street artist Essay

Street artist Essay

Street Artist: Girl and Soldier by Banksy

– … The first the thing the viewer sees is the little girl. The little girls bright pink dress creates emphasis through the use of contrasting colors. The pink in her dress contrasts with the black contour lines of her body. This makes her pop out more than the soldiers green uniform does. Although the girl is the focal point, the lines in this piece of art creates so much movement that you aren’t gazing at one place for long. The way her head is faced creates an implied line that brings your eyes to her arm .Her arm is outstretched downward to pat the soldier’s leg creating a diagonal line….  

Banksy Protest on the Art Community

– The renowned street artist Banksy has gained a large following in the art community he himself, is an important part of. The art community gave Banksy initial ridicule and now he has been granted praise. However, Banky’s art often protests the current culture in the art community, which circles around spending large amounts of money to buy art from people who have extensive training from pricey schools. Banksy, a special case, was able to rise among top street artists like Shepard Fairey with no real training or education in art….  

Crossing the Line for Justice in 21 Jump Street and The Rescue Artist

– … After this Schmidt says he would take a bullet any day for him. So both characters would die in order to serve justice. Charley Hill in the novel The Rescue Artist, is an art detective. The Scream, a painting worth more than one million dollars, is stolen. The police knew who to put on the case immediately. They called Hill, who of course had already heard about the robbery and had started investigating on his own. He started tracking down a man who he knew had pulled off one of the biggest art thefts in history….  

Jordan Belfort: The Wolf Of Wall Street

– … “But if you can make your clients money at the same time it’s advantageous to everyone, correct?” “No, Mark replied…Okay, first rule of Wall Street-nobody and I don’t care if you are Warren Buffet or Jimmy Buffet- knows if a stock is going up, down or sideways, least of all stock brokers. But we have to pretend we know.”” (8) Jordan later quit the Wall Street Stock Market because he believed he has learned enough to make money on his own. Using the tips he’s learned from Mark Hanna, both the beneficial and detrimental, he goes on to open up his own penny stock broking business, Stratton Oakmont….  

Street Artists and Their Work

– When using the words “street art” to describe someone’s work, you are generally stating that their art is displayed for the public eye to see, and could be used through graffiti, stickers, posters, sculptures, or even video projections. Street artists’ main focus is to reach out to the public presenting something with ample amount of meaning without restrictions from the formal art world. The anonymity of street art interests me because I find it more expressive than formal artwork. I see it as a way to get people’s attention in an altered condition and getting their point across (whether it requires thought or is obviously stated)….