The history of street art was a difficult task for artist Daniel Feral to uncover. It took long hours to discover and concisely put together this infographic on the various methods producing what is now known as street art. From mainstream art movements to the infusion of pop culture, Feral researched as many aspects as possible. Feral originally created a similar poster in 2011 but now has updated it and it will be on display at the Futurism 2.0: Symmetry across Centuries exhibition in London, UK.
The poster portrays the movement of Abstract and Cubism art forms. The poster pays tribute to famous artists throughout history who have made groundbreaking revelations in the street art arena. The poster begins during the 1940s and works its way up to present day.
Daniel Feral Unveils the Movement of Graffiti in this Chart
1. Street Art Infographics - Creating informative and visually appealing infographics that showcase the history of street art and its influences can be a disruptive tool for art education and tourism.
2. Revitalizing Graffiti - Graffiti as an art form can be respected and transformed into a profitable industry, attracting artists and supporters, both locally and globally.
3. Museum-ready Street Art - Taking street art off the streets, preserving it, and displaying it in curated exhibitions and galleries can transform the way people perceive graffiti and elevate it to a revered art form.
1. Art Education - The use of street art infographics in the classroom and via online platforms can enhance the learning experience of art students, art enthusiasts, and tourists.
2. Art Tourism - Creating tours and experiences surrounding street art and graffiti can attract a new type of tourist to cities and towns, generating revenue for local communities and supporting the local art scene.
3. Art Curation and Preservation - Museums, galleries, and preservation organizations can expand their collections and preserve street art works by incorporating them into existing exhibitions or creating entirely new ones.