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Urban Art by Mind Map: Urban Art

1. There are three most famous types of urban art: Graffiti, Classic downtown Hip-Hop music, and Hip-Hop dance.

1.1. Urban Art is like different types of Art united with a street style. Graffiti belongs to visual Art, while Breakdance, Locking, Popping, Hip-Hop dance, Tutting, etc. Belongs to scenery Art. And, Hip-Hop music belongs to Fine Arts.

2. What Is Urban Art?

2.1. Urban art combines street art and graffiti and is often used to summarize all visual art forms arising in urban areas, being inspired by urban architecture or present urban lifestyle. Because the urban arts are characterized by existing in the public space, they are often viewed as vandalism

3. Graffiti

3.1. is writing or drawings made on a wall or other surface, usually without permission and within public view.Graffiti ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings, and has existed since ancient times, with examples dating back to ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire. In modern times, spray paint and marker pens have become commonly used graffiti materials, and there are many different types and styles of graffiti; it is a rapidly developing art form.

4. Hip-Hop Music

4.1. is a genre of popular music developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans and Latino Americans in the Bronx borough of New York City in the 1970s. It consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted.

5. Hip-Hop Dance

5.1. Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

6. Popping

6.1. Popping dance is a style of dance that started in the late 1960's and 70's. This dance style is characterized by sudden tensing and releasing of the muscles ("hitting") to the rhythm of beats in music.

7. Breakdance

7.1. Break dancing, also called breaking and B-boying, energetic form of dance, fashioned and popularized by African Americans and U.S. Latinos, that includes stylized footwork and athletic moves such as back spins or head spins.

8. Locking

8.1. Locking is a style of funk dance, which is today also associated with hip hop. The name is based on the concept of locking movements, which basically means freezing from a fast movement and "locking" in a certain position, holding that position for a short while and then continuing at the same speed as before. It relies on fast and distinct arm and hand movements combined with more relaxed hips and legs. The movements are generally large and exaggerated, and often very rhythmic and tightly synced with the music.