Graffiti – Revolution or Vandalism

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Exit Through the Gift Shop“, a documentary that brought me one step closer to Graffiti art, more incisively “Street Art” as it is in the modern era. The documentary reveals to the audience, passion, love and skill which some people around the world possess, and effortlessly mediate thoughts into art. Exit from the Gift shop, exit being the joke, on who is uncertain, may be Thierry for being hoax or on us, the public or media for unable to identify true art. The movie seemed authentic and it definitely was simple enough to be true.

Some quotes I found hilarious, although might be mean, hysterical, sarcastic but they are funny,

Banksy: Most artists take years to develop their style, Thierry seemed to miss out on all those bits. Continue reading

Are Pictures better than Words

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The day was December 8, and the year 1921, it started and now is the modern trend. The ad campaign that published the article “One Look is worth thousand words” has been acknowledged to have begun the saga of pictures, attenuating the premise of words, and  implying that pictures can better illustrate with a more obvious opinion, a situation that words might require a book to comprehend. Looking into it closely, one might get confused and find it difficult to ascertain, whether pictures alone can project the truth. Can they cripple the nub of words, or, are they simply an associate of words, bound to influence each other and work out the course, or are pictures obsolete for words are not biased, their interpretation not limited  to an individual, truly versed in pool of rendering, not bound to literal periphery.

The fact that WordPress itself, acknowledges the posts published with images, and highlights the necessity of pictures, provides enough evidence as to how deep the pictures are embedded in our system. There is no denying that pictures provide the gist of the post to certain extent, they highlight the obvious predicament that one supposedly postulates, they many-a-times form the complete post, but are they always essential. Does one use it to lure the visitors into their content, are the words not strong enough that they require pictures, does one want to enlarge the post, does the picture complement the words, is it more likely that a visitor looks at pictures and does not read the entire post, for too many words after certain time appear like blah, blah, blah! Continue reading