‘To every age its art, to art its freedom’—the motto used in 1905 by the Vienna Secession arts movement around Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffman and others—is relevant again amid the ongoing joint activities by the iProtest Arts Charity and Team Robbo. Klimt wasn’t the first European artist to be inspired by Oriental graphics and art, nor the last.
Cecilia W. Yu of iProtest, which she co-founded in 2011 with Frankie Stein, to encourage worldwide Creative Free speech, and Team Robbo have collaborated on guerilla art tactics in special events and exhibitions, including at Liverpool’s restored St. Luke’s (Bombed Out) Church and London’s Red Gallery.
Yu says she and Team Robbo “discovered there was a 6,000 year-old bridge between the Chinese Pictorial Language and Modern Day Graffiti Worldwide, so we decided to try a little bit of East-West Fusion to push the boundaries of both Graffiti and Fine Art, with…
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