Along the Tracks (Con’t.)

One of the questions that comes to mind, when viewing and shooting street art is: what does this say about our society/culture? Some people view it as vandalism while others view it as a form of contemporary art. Because the palette is in or near a public space does that change the dynamics? Or. like the images I have been presenting, are mostly out of the view of the public, but on a BNSF railway right of way does that change things? To get this space both the artist and I have to trespass across those railroad tracks. The palette in these works is just a retaining wall, so maybe the work enhances the large, drab concrete space?

I guess it begs the age old question: What is art? 

We all have to answer that for ourselves, I guess.

About bluestar2012

Sixty nine year old photographer, cancer survivor living in Seattle, WA.

Posted on March 28, 2018, in Art, colors, design, Environment, Georgetown, Seattle, Nikon D610, portrait, Puget Sound, Seattle, street art, Thoughts, trespassing, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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