this project INJECTS SOME HIP-HOP and pop culture into the art game.
Contemporary hip-hop like contemporary fine art is made up of a variety of sub-genres and styles. Themes from the old school era and golden age of hip-hop are still influential in contemporary hip-hop culture.
During the mid-1980’s hip-hop entered a golden age of expression and the culture flourished and became part of the mainstream. With this success came a new sensibility, attitude and visual identity.
Hip-Hop and Fine Art have not always been considered as close artistic allies, but they have both become dominant forces in popular culture. Both genres have created their own traditions…