Beauty in Graffiti


Art will surprise you. It will creep up on you when you’re not expecting it – and that is why you should always be open to its’ possibility – anywhere – at all times. Some days you may see a breathtaking scene out of the corner of your eye driving back from the cottage, or gaze out an airplane window and see a masterpiece at dawn. Human-made art creeps up on us too. It cannot be contained. Whether you have been in a Bronx ghetto or in an Ancient Egyptian temple, you will have witnessed humans marking territory and declaring expressions on their surroundings.

The children in my family were taught early on not to put down the creation of any artist. That is what they see, and artists come from all parts of society and experiences we cannot judge. Here is a collection of eye-popping, shockingly beautiful graffiti from all over the world.

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