Meet this top 5 of artists that came out of the museums and galleries to insert their work where art was always meant to be: in public spaces:

5. Nele Azevedo: Is an artist and independent researcher who lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil. He has made speeches in the streets with the name Melting Man, an army of tiny ice men sitting on steps of public squares, revealing the effects of global warming on our planet.

4. Joseph Carnevale. With several arrests for showing too much fun in his work, the artist created ​​an installation ​​of traffic barrels to build a large Frankenstein in orange and white colors.

3. Doris Salcedo. Colombian sculptor, answers with art to the political situation in Colombia. An example of this is her installation Empty Chairs in the Courthouse with reminiscent of the missing from bloody takeover of the Palace of Justice in Bogota occurred between November 6 and 7, 1985.

2. Graziano Cecchini. The rebel artist, performs public interventions at an illegal large scale. In 2009 he threw half a million colored balls down the stairs of the Plaza of Spain in Rome to fill the Fontana della Barcaccia.

1.Banksy. He hides his real identity, performs works of art in public spaces with political issues and is the greatest artist of Street art today, by capturing the essence of the complaint through art.

Source and images: ©Banksy, ©Graziano Cecchini, ©Joseph Carnevale, ©Doris Salcedo, ©Nele Azevedo

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