Chalk Street Art

Keith Haring – Chalk Street Art

Keith Haring was an unusual character among the many street art legends that emerged from the New York graffiti scene, more of which you can read about in 20th Century & the Rise of Graffiti. While many graffiti and artists took to leaving their distinctive graffiti on trains and walls with spray cans, Keith Haring could be found merging experimental performance art with his graffiti street art, usually created in white chalk on black backgrounds.

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Breads from Egypt

Egyptian protester with bread helmet


About making bread and revolution in Egypt.

bread head egypt

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Street-artist ‘Ganzeer’ and other activist-artists

Cairo, Egypt – 2011

A mural portraying a bicyclist holding a tray of bread, a familiar food in Cairo known as aish, a word that also means “life.” Facing off the bicyclist was a tank with a soldier in the gun turret, aiming at the bread.

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