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Columbia Museum of Art Displays Contemporary Street Art
COLUMBIA, SC.- Six Columbia street artists influenced by the Post Graffiti movement display artwork in the Columbia Museum of Art David Wallace Robinson, Jr. Community Gallery now through April 25, 2010. Post-Graffiti is a display of traditional graffiti artwork, stencil graffiti, sticker art, and wheat pasting highlighting the growing popularity of contemporary street art in the Southeast. Participating artists include Alex Coco, God City, Izms of Art, Jerry Slayton, John Hairston, Jr. and Mike Krajewski.

The Post Graffiti movement intertwines fine and street art concepts by using elements of composition and design to achieve texture, movement and ideas, as well as using various application methods to reinvent a public surface or space.

Street art, or the more specific term, Post Graffiti, is any art developed in public spaces, usually without official approval or sanction. The term is used to distinguish contemporary public-space artwork from territorial graffiti, vandalism and corporate art. In addition to stencil art, sticker art and wheat pasting, Post Graffiti can include, street poster art, video projection, art intervention, guerrilla art, flash mobbing and street installations. Artists of the Post Graffiti movement seek to have their work communicate with everyday people about socially relevant themes.

This exhibition highlights the growing number of artists in the Southeast whose work is influenced by both the gallery and street art scenes.

Columbia Museum of Art | David Wallace Robinson | Post Graffiti |




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