The following definitions are taken from the essay From Streets to Galleries “published in 2002. Other opinions are drawn from the conference” The fate of the lines, “held by graffiti writer in person in 2003. It all started from graffiti writing , a phenomenon initially characterized by incessant young boys and girls determined to impose their pseudonyms in urban areas. Over the years it has created its own language code, differentiating the works in stylistic categories and giving rise to a dense network of international connections of passionate players. Would be more accurate, however, to associate the phenomenon of writing to Hip-Hop, which contains many other elements linked to forms of expression of an urban economy, and in any case born in that environment, such as the MC-ing, DJ-ing and turntablism The breakdance.
The main lines of the culture of graffiti writing, which now has over thirty years of evolution and that has reached every corner of the planet, have been exhaustively treated in the site database graffiti.or: first online resource on the topic to date important point reference for those who practice or want to approach the phenomenon. [ citation needed ] ‘Aerosol-Art was one of the first artistic expressions juxtaposed with the graffiti writing. It is the use of aerosol spray painting applications aerografiche similar to conventional production aerografiche. The first Aerosol-Art has enriched the meaning connoting Graffiti writing and making palatable to the general public, and later, he found his own artistic independence and dignity. Many Aerosol Artist-graffiti writer but are also increasingly emerging figures that make Aerosol-Art is a starting point of arrival. The Aerosol-Art is therefore a painting technique aerografica often associated with the production of graffiti writing.
The trend -Graffiti Logo emerges when some graffiti writers are beginning to associate its name with an icon that is serially reproduced on the surfaces of the urban environment. The communicative effectiveness of these products on the population not connected to the phenomenon is undoubtedly greater than normal production logos of graffiti writing. This phenomenon was expressive protagonist of the first experiences of “street art” international connoting many successful artists. The first street artist in Italy to use new expressive techniques such as the reproduction of the logo and the monumental paintings by spray and paint Pea Brain was in Bologna at the beginning of the nineties , ahead of the “nouvel vague” street art that is born a few years now. This kind of implications, however, was born from the commingling of the initial forms with certain current-European, mainly involved in the design, perhaps in part because of the courses of studies undertaken by some of the most influential writer.