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Digital Graffiti

“Any advert in a public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It’s yours to take, re-arrange and re-use. You can do whatever you like with it. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head. You owe the companies nothing. […]

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Signal to Noise

Stop making stupid people famous, Banksy stenciles. “Data gets us the Kardashians,” blogs Seth Godin. Beat Trump at his own game, screams Leftsetz: “Trump is Kanye. A guy most people hate but think everybody loves because he’s all over the news and constantly get a pass.” America birthed soft power. It marketed Coca-Cola and Hollywood […]

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When will digital art get its due?

Digital art is easier to create. Photoshop, Prisma filters — anyone can be an artist by throwing a filter on an image. People associate handwork with hard work over hardware and software. To quote journalist David Carr: “show me what you’ve made with your own two dirty little hands. I don’t really care what you […]

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Work-in-regress

No matter how hard we work we don’t go anywhere.  Instead of going forward, we go backward. Perhaps we’re working the wrong way or working on the things that nobody else cares about.  Perhaps we need to take our work more seriously and do the most important thing in the morning instead of the last […]

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Another Banksy Mural to Go From Wall to Auction

“Graffiti art has a hard enough life as it is before you add hedge-fund managers wanting to chop it out and hang it over the fireplace. For the sake of keeping all street art where it belongs, I’d encourage people not to buy anything by anybody, unless it was created for sale in the first […]

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