Addict (drugaddict) wrote,
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The embrace of graffiti by high culture goes back to Jean Dubuffet and Cy Twombly

In Brooklyn: "Poverty" (1984) by the graffiti artist Kwame Monroe, a k a Bear 165

Brooklyn Museum

the story of an unusual convergence of avant-garde high culture and grass-roots youth culture, with each side bringing its own sets of values, understandings and aspirations.

Graffiti" is on view through Sept. 3 at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, at Prospect Park; (718) 638-5000
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