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Banksy- Picasso or Criminal

We are exploring whether graffiti is art or vandalism and to do this we are looking at the controversial and unknown Banksy.

Hayden Tetley

on 4 July 2014

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Picasso or Criminal We are exploring whether graffiti is art or vandalism. We are exploring whether graffiti is art or vandalism by looking at the controversial and unknown Banksy. Banksy is an extremely controversial character within society due to his questions asked and his portrayed meanings through his pictures. He questions societies morales and reasons which has led to him being shunned by a few people as a criminal, however others are inspired by him and his art. Some Famous Images Of His Are He also changes famous images
to create a modernised image and
to further challenge society. Such as adding a modernised meaning to Monet's
garden by using the introduction of a crashed shopping
cart, which is commonly found in modern day society. Hayden thinks that this image is clever in the way that it states how we are happy to blag our way through life and labour and smoke cigarettes, when some people really have to work for a living. However when on a wall it's still vandalism and against the law in my opinion. Mark is of a similar opinion in that he thinks we
find the easiest path through life and we'd rather
do easy work for big rewards than hard labour
for pride and accomplishments and that we'd
rather burn money on luxuries and we've
forgotten about that which really matters. Victor thinks it represents much of
modern day society in that we are
addicted to luxuries like tobacco and
alcohol. He thinks it is a work of art on
Banksy's part. Some of his more graffiti based images are: THANKS FOR WATCHI Thanks For Watching
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