Simply Poetry

A Tale Of Art

Wonder walls

Chirpy backdrop

Mural street art

Bright hues

The art walk

Public space

Street art versus graffiti

Any difference

in forms of art

or expression?

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Comments on: "A Tale Of Art" (25)

  1. I so enjoyed the perspective of this poem, Iris. People making art is a lovely thing in its many forms. My warmest wishes to you, dear friend–

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    • Hi Jet, I really appreciate your visit and so glad to hear from you, my friend. Thanks so much for your thoughts on this poem, yes, art is such a creative form of expression. All my very wishes and have a lovely weekend. πŸ™‚

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  2. I love street art, murals, and beautiful graffiti. Public art for all and an expression of creativity. It’s all good to me. πŸ™‚

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    • Thank you, Diana. I think artists have their way of expression and through their art and creativity share in their unique form… different people interprete art in different ways. I appreciate your thoughts on this. πŸ™‚

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  3. Nicely put πŸ™‚ I do think street art is artistic and not just graffiti. πŸ™‚

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  4. There’s something very special to see an art mural painted on the side of a building. It definitely is a relief from seeing graffiti scarring the city. Your poem is wonderful brevity! 😊

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    • As an artist your words and thoughts are very much appreciated, Rose! β™₯️ Yes, street art as I see it gives one a different perspective on creativity and imagination! It does help to liven up these walls… thanks for stopping by. πŸ˜ƒ 🎨

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  5. An important question raised in this thoughtful poem, Iris…the graffiti of the 80s has drifted across to the art of today with the beautiful, unique murals that decorate many of our towns and cities. There are also the political murals which are another matter! Wishing you a lovely Sunday, my friend! πŸ˜€β€οΈ

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    • Hi Annika, delighted to hear your thoughts on this… thanks for your views and perspective. Today there are different artists who are either commissioned to paint their murals or just a group of people who join in painting their street art! I understand some have been asked to do paintings for their cities to beautify public space… to attract tourists. Have a great week ahead, my friend. ⚘ β™₯️

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  6. It took me a while to see the difference. I think graffiti is disorganized, raw, and a rather random expression of angst or even anger.

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    • Expressions of art as I understand, is at the crossroads… once graffiti as you say, expressed emotional feelings. But, street art today, is now seen as a visual form of art and accepted in different countries at art galleries and museums! Thanks for your reflection and I appreciate your thoughts on this, Imelda.Β 

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      • So true. And today, there has been a proliferation of media – from tea and coffee to what-have-you. πŸ™‚ It is fun to see these developments though. πŸ™‚

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  7. A valid question set among beautiful artistic vision. I think graffiti can be art, although not all graffiti is art. I adore murals along the sides of buildings and think they add a lot to the ambiance of an area. I loved your poem, Iris, reminding us of the beauty and vibrance of art. I hope you have a beautiful week ahead πŸ˜€

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    • Yes, it’s very interesting to watch the street artists in this contemporary art scene, growing in popularity globally. For people who appreciate art in its many forms, this is all very exciting! Thank you for your insightful thoughts and comment, Lana. Have a lovely week! ⚘ πŸ˜ƒ

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  8. This is so amazingly written! Followed πŸ™‚
    I’m just starting out in poetry and it would be amazing if you could give my page a follow too πŸ™‚
    (only if you like my stuff of course!)

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  9. I love street art when it’s well done and not just word graffiti.

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  10. That is such a good query. I think like songs, there is such a variety of genres, that it is nice to embrace more than one type of venue

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  11. Very eloquently written. Yes, there is a huge difference between street art and the type of graffiti that is mere vandalism.

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