It's kind of crazy to see where street art has gone in the last decade. We've witnessed an explosion of interest, resulting in exhibitions, festivals, and (of course) websites dedicated to the subject. Obviously, street art has also tickled the fancy of the mainstream. Five years ago it would have seemed insane to suggest a street artist would work a campaign poster for the president. Or, sell big at auction.
Times have changed.
And, as the mainstream embraces street art and some artists grow to receive great recognition (for example, JR), the underground continues to bubble.
We linked with RJ Rushmore, the man behind Vandalog, to get a sense of where the street art scene is heading in 2012. He ably offered up a few names and talked us through the folks he thinks are next.
10 Street Artists To Watch In 2012.