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Longue vie au street art ! Un art face à sa condition éphémère

Abstract : This second university dissertation for professional Master's degree is involving street art again but this time the ephemeral condition of this art is the focus of the study. The goal is to understand how street art can be protected, preserved o r conserved despite its illegality and its fragile condition. This means the examination of the different states of street art by studying the issues linked to legal and author rights in France and in other countries as the U.S.A or Italy. How is street art protected? Do artists benefits from rights and how the different cities showing street art are acting for this artistic movement? This work underlines the different problems raised by rights and the possibilities for legal protection of artworks. Moreover, this research highlights the latest scientific reflections about the preservation of this heritage through time. Could this art form be restored and what are the techniques we know? What are the dangers for street art? The purpose of the dissertation is to answer this by arguing about the maintain of giant frescoes and little street works and the storage of street art thanks to literature, photography, museum collections and other means. Eventually, the aim of this work is to understand from present how this type of art can be brought to the future and what kind of prospects we can see for street art.
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Julien Giordano. Longue vie au street art ! Un art face à sa condition éphémère. Art et histoire de l'art. 2018. ⟨dumas-02169665⟩