Street Art and Graffiti History in Brief

From Controversial Subway Beginnings to Urban Art and Gallery Pioneers

The history of graffiti is a story that goes beyond our time and way back to the very beginnings of the civilization itself. First drawings, scribbles or scratches on the walls were one of the initial artistic expressions of our human ancestors and they have been with us for millennia. However, it wasn’t until the twentieth century that graffiti became more than just the writings on the wall but a true cultural phenomenon.

The Birthplace of Graffiti History As We Know It