Street Art: The Girl With The Balloon By Banksy

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After watching the Documentary Exit through the Gift Shop, I decided to choose one of Banksy Art work. I choice to write about Banksy Art work because his street art has meaning behind every piece he creates. The art piece that I decided to talk about is the girl with the balloon by Banksy. This piece was discovered in the year 2002 in a South Bank London wall. This art piece stood up to me because this is not just a girl who lost a balloon. This art piece to me sends a message of hope. If you take a good look at the piece the only thing that has color is the heart shape balloon, while the girl reaching out for it is in black spray paint. This art piece send a message saying that we should not loose hope, that even in times of sadness and despair…show more content…
In this piece there is a little girl that is painted in black spray paint reaching out for a red-hearted balloon. This piece of art also comes with a message that says, “ There is always hope.” Seeing this art piece makes people wonder what is the message Banksy is trying to get through. Seeing this piece makes some people feel that there is always hope for the world to become a better place. In my opinion I love Banksy artwork, the majority of people might consider his work to be vandalism, but to me Banksy is someone who does art because he is passionate about it. Seeing Banksy art work not only shows that he want to get messages across, but he also expresses his felling towards the problems that we are facing in this cruel, selfish world. The girl with the balloon is the art piece that stood out to me. I believe that every single piece that Banksy creates has a message behind it and it contains a powerful message. I believe that this art piece is a good one because it sending a message to all the people out there that lost hope or the motivation to life live to the fullest because of a bad experience or the lost of a love one. The message is telling those people that there is hope for everything in this world and that hope should be the last thing they loose during their life…show more content…
We see all the gang violence taking the lives of innocent people around the world. As well as, the wars going around the world killing innocent people and making the powerful more powerful has made people believe that there is no hope in our society. Seeing this sends a message to everyone saying that people only care about them and do not care if they hurt other. However, Banksy work especially the girl with the balloon, sends a message to all those people that have lost hope towards our world and tell them that we should not loose hope because things will eventually get better. I believe that this piece of art is famous because people around the world can relate to it. By seeing a piece of art like this one, gives people the opportunity to change their minds about a hopeless world. It changes people’s mindsets to think that today we should still have hope and that things will become better. I value this piece of art because people like me who have lost faith and hope towards humanity have a chance of seeing something so powerful created by a street artist who is trying to make others believe that our society still has a chance of changing things around. We should never loose hope because there is always a solution to our
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