Many are the artists throughout history that have made the fine arts evolve into different styles and techniques. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque left everyone with their mouths open when they saw the first cubist paintings. Tristan Tzara and Jean Arp broke up with all art conventionalisms leading to Dadaism.
Until the early twentieth century art through its various currents, is focused on the representation of reality surrounding the artist. Whether they are customs, religious or scenery scenes, it seems that all the pictorial movements have a common goal, the pursuit of beauty.
These last years we’ve seen how the world of art has adopted a new style that has been merging for decades in the streets. Maybe it was necessary that someone would come up and rebuild the idea of urban art and make it, on markets eye, in just that, art. That someone is Banksy.
When talking about street art, it is unavoidable to think about stencil. Many artists use this technique to depict their works due to its advantages compared to other forms of expression, also very common in urban art. The stencil is a fast and efficient way of transmitting a message and thus, it has always been...
This last years of economic crisis have taken a toll in all sectors and, even though Christies’s or Sotheby’s have broken historical auction records, the fact is that art has suffered a lot. Many are the galleries that have been forced to lock down because poor sales couldn’t cover expenses.