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Above’s Street Art Philosophy

Philosophy Art | It seems, that famous street artist Above carries on to travel through Australia. After those flood stencil artworks in Brisbane, you can now find what I would call street art philosophy in Melbourne: More or less profound, large-scale fat-cap slogans on walls…

Slogans like “Losing all of your fortune is much less painful painful than losing only half of it!!!”, “Academia is to knowledge what prostitution is to love” or “Trust people who make a living lying down or standing up more than those who do so sitting down” encourage people to think, although or better because of the final sense seems to be not that clear…

Nevertheless it is a nice way to communicate with people. Probably one of you can explain at least one of these slogans to me…

Above’s Street Art Philosophy
Above’s Street Art Philosophy

Info via vandalog.com, photos by Above.

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  1. Umm, so though I agree that the quotes are fantastic, it seems the person doing them has acquired a book called ‘The Bed of Procrustes’ by Nassim Nicholas Taleb as all of these are from him, in that book. So I applaud those trying to share his great aphorisms, but I also like to give recognition where possible.

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