In "Street art: A complicated relationship", Melanie Gerlis says that there is still a discussion about whether street art should be considered okay with its rebellious background. Many believe that street art is still another form of art that is filled with unrepresented artist who are self taught..
In "One mural erased, another defaced. Should Wide Open Walls artworks be preserved?", Matt Kawahara and Ryan Lillis talks about how the murals are being removed and tagged. Some of the artist's artwork is being being defaced because they might bring in gentrification. Title: "One mural erased, another defaced. Should Wide Open Walls artworks be preserved?" Author: Matt Kawahara and Ryan Lillis Published: September 13,2017 Placed Published: Sacramento Bee
In "Piedmont Arts examines Native American contributions to the modern art scene" , Amie Knowles talks about how the Piedmont Art Center is bringing art that acknowledges the Native Americans tribute to the modern art scene. Some of the artist uses their cultural identity as Indians to help them as artist. Title: "Piedmont Arts examines Native American contributions to the modern art scene" Author: Amie Knowles Published: September 12,2017 Placed Published: Martinsville Bulletin
In "Kara Walker Traces Slavery’s Bitter Legacy With New Ways of Drawing", Roberta Smith explains how the artist Kara Walker uses her pieces of art to portray her opinion about slavery in the United States. She has said that she no longer want to be a role model. Many people find her art morbid or controversial because of either the titles, the meaning behind it, or the image itself. Title: "Kara Walker Traces Slavery’s Bitter Legacy With New Ways of Drawing" Author: Roberta Smith Published: September 7,2017 Placed Published: New York Times