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Art Wynwood 2014: Street Art Hangs High Over a World of Galleries [Article for ArtSlantStreet.com]

 

Street art happens on the street. Shaped by the urban landscape, graffiti draws attention to social injustices; it’s a form of protest in art, ephemeral and non-commodifiable. Recently, urban art has been gaining the attention of the mainstream art market, an evolution that was evident Art Wynwood 2014. While the art now happening inside is no longer street art, street artists are moving indoors, adapting the subject of their art to a difference audience. About the strong presence of urban art at the fair, director Nick Korniloff said, “It’s reflective of the community where the fair takes place, the Wynwood Arts District. It’s also the next great movement in the contemporary scene. It’s extremely relevant. Personally, I have a passion for it. Professionally it makes sense.”…..

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