How and where was STREET ART born?
It is already in the late 1960s that the first writers began obsessively writing their name on every surface. When Keit Haring arrives in New York in 1978, each subway carriage is signed or painted and the city has already for some time initiated intense struggles against a now rampant and out of control phenomenon.
Franco Angeli Half Dollar is one of the subjects most frequently portrays in Angeli's artworks. As for Andy Warhol's Marylin, for Angeli, the half dollar becomes an identifying mark to be reproduced in series, like the American Pop Art obsession for the repetitiveness. Why the half dollar?