Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Banksy - Kissing Policemen graffiti

People look at an oil painting and admire the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People look at a graffiti painting and admire the use of a drainpipe to gain access.

The time of getting fame for your name on its own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting to be famous will never make you famous. Any fame is a by-product of making something that means something.

see also this video, and this one, and maybe even this one.