The Political Blu

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The street artist, Blu, who has already erased his graffitis from the streets of Berlin, has decided to erase also his graffitis from the Bologna’s walls. On his web page the reason: 

In Bologna, there is not Blu anymore. And there won’t be until the moguls will speculate

On his webpage, there is also a link to this article that explains the reasons behind this decisions:

“On March 18th an exhibition called Street Art: Banksy & Co. – L’Arte allo Stato Urbano will open in Bologna, Italy. It is promoted by Genus Bononiae, a cultural output of Fondazione Carisbo, ie the most important bank foundation in town.Some of the exhibited works of art come directly off the streets of Bologna. They have been removed from walls with the stated purpose of «salvaging them from demolition and preserving them from the injuries of time», which means turning them into museum pieces.”(click here to continue the reading)

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