When is graffiti art?

April 27, 2021

When is graffiti art? An answer might be when the artist is one of Time Magazine’s People of the Year as Banksy probably the world’s most famous grafitti artist.

Having worked on several projects to manage graffiti in the transport sector including costing up graffiti removal which is more expensive than you might think.

Taking full advantage of the open economy in Dubai, I attended the World of Banksy exhibition last week in Dubai fascinating as all the pieces were copies, a stance strongly encouraged by Banksy. I can’t think of any other artist who would encourage this.

There were plenty of pithy images including a very wry observation about our escalating use of smartphones and wry observations about capitalism. Very thought provoking!

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