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Top 50 Graffiti Trends And Counter Culture Art In Q1 2009

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published: Apr 3, 2009   Updated: Apr 19 2011
This graffiti countdown features the top graffiti and counter culture art trends in Q1 2009.  The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our graffiti trend database, which now has more than 2508 graffiti trends.

Implications - Street artists use graffiti to communicate their views on societal issues in a subversive and often taboo way. The global recession caused consumers to look at corporations and large institutions with a jaded eye; street artists' works gave this widespread angst a voice. Mainstream marketers and ad agencies are picking up on this phenomenon by integrating street art and graffiti cues into incisive outdoor campaigns.