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Taking stock of street art

Weekend Argus:

 

Woodstock is a hub of art and creativity, from artists in residence to fancy galleries which can be hushed and intimidating, but its streets are bright and alive with vibrant and meaningful murals and paintings which are accessible to everyone. All you have to do is look.

 

So the Lady by Doce is intended to persuade women to perceive their beauty.

A guided walking tour of the area will open up the not-so-hidden treasures of Woodstock, and you will learn the difference between graffiti, gang tagging, and genuine street art.

One of the first stops is Side Street Studios in Albert Road. If you’re lucky, you’ll bump into the outspoken and opinionated owner Elad Kirshenbaum, who will happily provide a brief and comprehensive education on the various forms of street art, some history, and the legalities as they apply to Cape Town…

 

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2018-10-23T17:41:20+00:00