Graffiti has been quickly developing. During the last few years, there has been a significant increase in the number of talented artists in Azerbaijan making an impression in the street-art community.
Graffiti is an entertaining art of writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface. It expresses underlying social and political messages and a whole genre of artistic expression is based upon spray paint graffiti style.
Graffiti art ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. A work of street art has been popular since ancient times. Some of the earliest paintings date back to the ancient Egypt and Greece.
Modern graffiti art can be traced to the late 1960s in the U.S. It originated in New York City, and it was known first as “New York Style” graffiti.
There are various forms of graffiti. One of the simplest forms is that of individual markings such as slogans, slurs, or political statements.
Below we present to your attention some samples of graffiti in Baku.