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street art (uncountable)

  1. Visual art created in public space and executed outside of the context of traditional art venues.
    • 1967, Michigan Challenge, page 22:
      This summer over 50 outdoor street art shows will display the work of Michigan and out-of-state painters and craftsmen.
    • 1979, 1979 Catalog: Slides, Film, Video & Books, page 36:
      There is a street art explosion in America today of unprecedented proportions. A few years ago a person seeking out street art would have had a long search with lean rewards. Since 1970, the situation has changed dramatically.
    • 2013, Garry Hunter, Street Art: From Around the World:
      Little wonder then that subway cars became the canvas when street art literally went underground in the early 1970s.


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