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ALI AMIRSOCI 325Thursday, June 13, 2019Someone who creates art merely for commercial success or recognition is looked down upon in society. Asit can be seen in the case of Thierry Guetta. He becomes an artist in just one night without being an artist.As Banksy describes, it takes years for artists to enhance their craft, while Guetta skips over all that, usingothers to create his art. After Guetta achieves commercial success, and he seems to be very muchconcerned with that, he is looked down upon, Banksy and Shepard Fairey express regret at having beeninvolved in the creation of Mr. Brainwash. At the end of the documentary, his own cousin, Invader, is said tonot even want to talk about Mr. Brainwash.It all started as a method of self-expression for those disillusioned and marginalized with society. Spraypainting their messages on walls was a way for them to show the world that they had something to say and
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Summer
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MonettaBailey
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Banksy, Thierry Guetta

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