What fascinated street art, before it became a fashionable urban decoration more or less on commission, it was a not authorized form of art, the artists free expression that pointed the finger against the powers, against the system.

Vanity is the greatest weakness of humankind; the vanity does not hurt to those who feel it but to the suffering ones. The artist’s vanity let the system to use it just to consolidate and affirm its power.

How many times have you seen a port in a completely fenced city? What macaws the fences? Who is not allowed to enter?

Journalists of this article stopped at the surface, to disguise these old” involuntary monuments” of state and local power.

The street art is no longer complaint, not critical but rouge, street artists, accepting the commission, assume the role of guard dog functional to the system.


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