quote by Melvin Glover

If Graffiti is art and art is a crime then how come piccaso never done time?

— Melvin Glover

Uplifting Graffiti Art quotations

Graffiti art quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil

You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

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People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish... but that's only if it's done properly.

Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.

And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.

Graffiti art quote The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

After pop art, graffiti is probably the biggest art movement in recent history to have such an impact on culture.

Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.

Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.

Graffiti art quote There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place.

Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place.

Graffiti writers will never stop. They'll just evolve. It's interesting what ideas people come up with and how it all extends forward.

There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge.

Graffiti art quote I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any ot

I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - thing I had no words for.

You're mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid.

You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.

A wall is a very big weapon. It's one of the nastiest things you can hit someone with.

The way I make art, the way a lot of people make art, is as an extension of language and communication, where references are incredibly important.

Graffiti art quote Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

Is graffiti art or vandalism? That word has a lot of negative connotations and it alienates people, so no, I don't like to use the word 'art' at all.

I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.

A lot of mothers will do anything for their children, except let them be themselves.

Graffiti art quote Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules. It's people who follow orders that drop bombs and massacre villages.

Become good at cheating and you never need to become good at anything else.

HIP-HOP HAS DIFFERENT ELEMENTS DEALING WITH MUSIC, RAP, GRAFFITI ART, B-BOYS (WHAT YOU CALL BREAK BOYS)... AND ALSO DEALING WITH CULTURE, AND A WHOLE MOVEMENT DEALING WITH WISDOM AND UNDERSTANDING, AS WELL AS PEACE UNITY AND FUN.

Graffiti art quote Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to k

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Graffiti ultimately wins out over proper art because it becomes part of your city, it' s a tool; "I'll meet you in that pub, you know, the one opposite that wall with a picture of a monkey holding a chainsaw". I mean, how much more useful can a painting be than that?

If you want to say something and have people listen then you have to wear a mask. If you want to be honest then you have to live a lie.

Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent, leave the house before you find something worth staying in for.

Graffiti art quote Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.

I want to make the world a better place, for women, mainly.

I'm an artist. Gardening is my graffiti. I grow my art. I use the garden soil like it's a piece of cloth, and the plants and the trees, that's my embellishment for that cloth. You'd be surprised what the soil can do if you let it be your canvas.

Graffiti art quote The noblest art is that of making others happy.

The noblest art is that of making others happy.

My mom is a painter, so I've been doing drawings and paintings as early as I can remember. Then there was this gap where I was doing graffiti in high school and making as much [traditional] art.

People who get up early in the morning cause war, death and famine.

It's a very frustrated feeling you get when the only people with good photos of you work are the police department.

Graffiti art quote Passion is the art of suffering for what you love; instead of settling for what

Passion is the art of suffering for what you love; instead of settling for what you don't.

The art of cartooning is vulgarity. The only reason for cartooning to exist is to be on the edge. If you only take apart what they allow you to take apart, you're Disney. Cartooning is a low-class, for-the-public art, just like graffiti art and rap music. Vulgar but believable, that's the line I kept walking.

I'd been painting rats for three years before someone said 'that's clever it's an anagram of art' and I had to pretend I'd known that all along.

I have a company that does design and animation, so obviously graffiti is definitely an intricate part of what we admire and respect in the art world.

Graffiti art quote Life beats down and crushes the soul and art remind you that you have one.

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art remind you that you have one.

Graffiti is something written on a wall, and, of course, art can be exhibited or produced anywhere: a wall is just another venue.

Art shows and the institutions end up being the couriers for culture for the next generation and are an important component as well. It may seem ironic from one perspective, but I think if you look at my overall strategy, it's actually not out of step.

I need someone to protect me from all the measures they take in order to protect me.

I did an art show for Donald Trump at his house in Palm Beach, Florida.

It was a bunch of pop art and stuff like that, so I wasn't doing any graffiti at that time, so I'd say from about 2000 to 2006, I wasn't doing any graffiti.

In Afghanistan I was doing street art because it was more open, but when I had a show, only men would come. I said, I'm an artist not only for men, but for women too. So that's why I like graffiti.

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