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    Street Art – It’s Various Forms

    When most people think of street art, their minds automatically go to graffiti. Graffiti has long been a taboo subject in urban setting because it is assumed to be associated with gangs, drugs, and street violence. But graffiti, among other types of street art, has become a way for people living in urban settings to voice themselves and create a positive space. Rooted in a deep need to rebel against oppressive politics, harmful norms, and a need for change, it is one of many methods that artists use to make a statement.   Below are the different types of street art and how they have been used in the past.…

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    Why is art important?

    Most of my friends and I share a similar love for art. It might not always be the same medium, but it gives us all an excuse to visit different shows, go to the museum of art store, and even have get togethers to talk about projects and life in general. But I have my few select friends that, for a lack of a better word, dislike art. They do not understand why it is so important for us or for the world in general. Whenever I spend time with these friends, I often find myself asking myself the same questions. Why is art so important? How does it contribute…

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    Finding Inspiration – Tips for Artists That Feel Stuck

    Art you an artist that feels stuck or unmotivated? We live in a world full of distractions. One minute you are planning out the details for your next big art project, the next minute you have an assignment due or your boss emails you about some deadlines. It is easy to get caught up in the daily routines of life and lose creative inspiration. Fortunately, there are always steps we can take to get back in the groove of things. If time is a constraint, you can start with small changes in your everyday flow. Integrating art into your routine. The first step to take to start focusing back on…