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"Графити" като феномен на масовата култура (между "вандализма" и "изкуството")
Graffity as a Phenomenon of the Mass Culture (between Art and Vandalism)

Author(s): Boyan Dimiev
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts
Published by: Институт за изследване на изкуствата, Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: The article examines graffiti as a phenomenon of the contemporary mass urban youth and teenage culture but also as an art with all its basic functions. In its content this art is deeply national, it has solid historical traditions and exact provisional and social content. To prove this statement the author inserts the contemporary graffity culture in broad historical context by giving different examples from the antiquity to our days. The development of this phenomenon is closely studied from its origination in the end of the 60s of the 20th century in USA until today, the different technics, styles and trends.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 46-50
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Bulgarian