Urban Art for Sale

Urban Art is the widely used term to encompass the street art and graffiti art movements that have evolved out of major cities throughout the world in the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. Today the term Urban Art can mean anything from RYCA’s Acid House inspired smiley faces to the stencilled characters of Pure Evil or mosaics by Carrie Reichardt. Urban Art has a huge influence with examples migrating from city walls to mainstream galleries such as the Tate Modern and going under the hammer for huge sums at auctions houses like as Sotherby’s. Artists such as Ben Eine have even have had their work bought by prime ministers and royalty.