I love art because it pushes people's comfort levels. When people get too comfortable, things start going to shit, and I think our current world situation is a great example of that. Notice the bubbling revolution on this rock we're living begin to bellow to the surface in all genres and mediums. The truth is coming up for air, and we don't have the resources to plug up all the air holes!
"Blu is up to his usual tricks. As was seen with the recent work in Italy with Escif, Blu is on a roll with his politically charged murals. He has been racing around Europe since March with his controversial pieces, and it seems that his home country isn’t to be spared. This time, the site is Italy’s “Draw The Line” Festival.
Painted in Campobasso, Italy, this mural says a lot about Blu’s view of war and the military’s production of soldiers. I say “production” because Blu’s portrayal makes it seem almost like an assembly line, and according to him, the result is an army of mindless drones.
At the “Art in the Streets” festival, MOCA promptly got rid of Blu’s apparently-insulting piece. Wonder if this one will last…" [Source]
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