Right now, a big city skyline with house fronts and ends is being constructed in Kunsthallen’s “Pillar Hall.” Before the guest arrive in this mock city a group of masked street artists will occupy the hall and decorate the house walls with litres of paint and spray paint—and thousands of beads.
Street art emerged in the American ghettos in the early 1970s. Both the artistic expression and the incentives were clearly political. In the following decade street art came to Europe and hit Denmark in the mid-1980s.
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