Sanja Lazic was born in 1990 in Belgrade, Serbia. Her interest in art comes from a very early age and although she didn’t have the talent to pursue it professionally, she enjoys every day working and writing about it. Her favorite urban artists are Interesni Kazki, Saner and Phlegm.
It is believed that our upbringing, place of birth, social and economic status, as well as life conditions affect the way we tend to perceive the world around us. For the Cameroon born artist Pascale Marthine Tayou, at least, this is true.
For years, urban art has been linked solely with the work on the streets and urban areas – the general opinion was it had no particular artistic value and it was connected to illegal actions, vandalism and marginalized groups.
Last night’s Oscars will be remembered for the tight competition between Birdman and Boyhood, emotional speech by J.K. Simmons and a powerful statement by the first time statue winner Patricia Arquette that had everyone on their feet.