If ever there was a time to make protest art wouldn’t it be now? In 10 short months we’ve gone from ‘normal crazy’ to outright mayhem, chaos and anarchy with little street art questioning any of it. Have you seen anything in your town? Anything that suddenly appears on a street, wall or empty storefront which makes you pause to look and maybe say WTF or better yet think and question?
While most street artists work anonymously there are a few, like Banksy, Pussy Riot, The Faction and Lushsux who have achieved notoriety, fame and fortune. That said, with the exception of The Faction, none seem to hail from or regularly create art in the US. Can that be right? Is no one making challenging art in America today? Continue reading “Not Ready to Make Nice…”