Graffiti has become a part of urban life over the last few decadesa silent but vivid accompaniment to ones subway ride or sidewalk stroll. Born in the Streets, an exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris, traces the timeline of an art form that started in the 1970s with tags and murals around New York City and has now won quasi-mainstream acceptance around the globe. Featuring new work from graffiti pioneers Phase 2, Part 1, and Seen, the show runs through Nov. 29. fondation.cartier.com

Exhibit
Graffiti has become a part of urban life over the last few decades—a silent but vivid accompaniment to one’s subway ride or sidewalk stroll. Born in the Streets, an exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris, traces the timeline of an art form that started in the 1970s with tags and murals around New York City and has now won quasi-mainstream acceptance around the globe. Featuring new work from graffiti pioneers Phase 2, Part 1, and Seen, the show runs through Nov. 29.
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Credit: Henry Chalfant