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There are two types of graffiti art that are worth mentioning. The first one is the sort that blows us away with its visual appearance. The second one is the kind that conveys a message and it actually makes you stop and think about what might be painted on the wall. If you, as a graffiti artist, are managing to simultaneously coexist in both of those categories – well, you’re doing something right. The art of the infamous Escif achieved both being wonderful for observing and having an important point to make. Only his work is not beautiful in the traditional sense of the word, but in an elegant, minimal way to which Escif stayed true for all of his career. This artist is making a conscious effort to get people to look at his work and not just focus on the pure aesthetic but rather be aware of what is happening – Escif explained it best: I´m not looking for decorative paintings, I try to wake up viewers’ minds. read more

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There are two types of graffiti art that are worth mentioning. The first one is the sort that blows us away with its visual appearance. The second one is the kind that conveys a message and it actually makes you stop and think about what might be painted on the wall. If you, as a graffiti artist, are managing to simultaneously coexist in both of those categories – well, you’re doing something right. The art of the infamous Escif achieved both being wonderful for observing and having an important point to make. Only his work is not beautiful in the traditional sense of the word, but in an elegant, minimal way to which Escif stayed true for all of his career. This artist is making a conscious effort to get people to look at his work and not just focus on the pure aesthetic but rather be aware of what is happening – Escif explained it best: I´m not looking for decorative paintings, I try to wake up viewers’ minds. read more

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