Graffiti May Have Gone Mainstream, but These Artists Did It First

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Jan 31, 2010
The history of street art is long, and street art activists are some of the original offenders. Even though there are still complaints about some street art, in many places murals and public paintings have become welcome parts of the community.

However, the origins of street art are quite unaccepted. The public display was used by street art activists to get a message across to the public, and usually the message was something very controversial. Check out the slideshow for more. Stats for 66 Street Art Activists Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 37,289 clicks in 329 w
Interest: 4.5 minutes
Concept: 66 Street Art Activists
Related: 599 examples / 461 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
Comparison Set: 220 similar articles, including: graffiti police, monopoly graffiti, and super-sized street art.