Street-Art: Atlanta Pastes-Up

Paste-Up – a classic street poster art explained

Paste-Up is a street art term describing a paper poster that is “pasted-up“ with wheat paste on public walls. Different than graffiti, that is sprayed or painted on the wall, the paste-up is only temporarily and thus less destructive.

Due to modern technics, like photo copying, paste-up artist often repeat the same motive pasted-up on different locations.

Paste-Ups are mainly in black and white, only sometimes colored. The artists remain mostly unknown and use pseudonyms.

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