Houston Graffiti Artist Gonzo247 to Open Street-Art Museum in 2016
Who says graffiti is vandalism? Well, sure, the law, I guess.
Nevertheless, street art has become increasingly respectable in art circles and in the eyes of the general public over the last few years, especially since 2010 when Banksy’s Oscar-nominated street-art film Exit Through the Gift Shop was released and Banksy was commissioned to do a Simpsons couch gag. In recent years, there have even been street-art exhibitions in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Museum of the City of New York, pushing graffiti ever closer to widespread respectability... For the full story click here.