In October 2018, a painting from celebrated street artist Banksy was sold at a Sotheby's auction. The moment after it was sold, a hidden shredder was activated and the painting started to shred. This video shares more details and addresses some of the many questions asked after the incident.
In this video, students can listen to Caleb Neelon and Roger Gastman, authors of "The History of American Graffiti." Their book charts the history of the art of graffiti/street art in the United States.
This video explores the chaotic and prolific art of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat remixed his materials by pulling in splintered anatomy, reimagined historical scenes and skulls. This video explores the influences and development of Basquiat's distinctive style.