Contemporary Avant-Garde Work: Street Art

-Michael Melvin Ukrainian Artist Homer In this essay, we will be discussing Contemporary and Avante- Garde forms and how these concepts fit perfectly within the contemporary world of street art. While the definition of contemporary art is very loosely translated, the ‘art’ can be seen as the ‘art of today.’ Naturally, since contemporary art goesContinue reading “Contemporary Avant-Garde Work: Street Art”

Contemporary Street Art: Art or Vandalism

Michael Melvin – As a child growing up close to New York, I have always been obsessed with city life. The people, the different cultures, the public art, and the bustle of moving parts always excited me as someone who came from the quiet town of Greenwich, CT. I always felt that there was moreContinue reading “Contemporary Street Art: Art or Vandalism”

How I Got my Art Displayed in a Beijing Art Exhibition

Michael Melvin – 18 March 2021 In the far right corner of the room there is an installation piece of a fist spray- painted on a rock wall. First I would like to note, I have no idea how this happened in the first place. Initially I was in Beijing studying abroad with the ChinaContinue reading “How I Got my Art Displayed in a Beijing Art Exhibition”