Many of the top graffiti art trends of 2012 resembled the style or famous street artist Banksy. Included in these were satirical hip-hop hero portraits, blending rappers with comic book characters, and billboard artwork done to reclaim outdoor ad space from large corporations.
Many larger companies also made advertisements intended to look like work done by actual street artists. This was an ironic spin on many artists' attempts to make work that spoke out against these establishments.
Graffiti art trends have become much more accepted over time, and are gradually becoming accepted in mainstream marketing. To learn more about graffiti trends, you can check out our Graffiti Trend Report.
Stats for Top 100 Graffiti Art Trends of 2012
Trending: Older & Popular
Research: 91,463 clicks in 171 w
Interest: 4.5 minutes
Concept: Graffiti Art Trends
Related: 1127 examples / 867 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
Comparison Set: 413 similar articles, including: handmade colossal movie posters, comicbook graffiti murals , and artistic environmental sidewalks.
Top 100 Graffiti Art Trends of 2012
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Comicbook Graffiti Murals
Handmade Colossal Movie Posters
Artistic Environmental Sidewalks
Sharply Sarcastic Street Art
Hip Hop Hero Portraits
From Comical Storage Drains to Mesmerizing Marker Murals
By: Jamie Danielle Munro - Published: Jan 20, 2013