In Mexico there is a great tradition of Institutional Public Art heroic bronzes, massive bas relief works, large scale frescoes and many other “permanent” art forms.
There is also a deep vein of anarchical art, more ephemeral in nature—chalk or flowers on the sidewalks, paper maché, cheap house paint, collage and glue. Most is only one good rain away from oblivion. This art form is expressive and shuns the idea of “precious art.” Often political making social comment or celebrating Mexico’s sense of libertarian personal freedom. This is a peek at the art form, Street Art.