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SWOON, based in New York, Brooklyn, is a leading artist in the field of street art with a worldwide reputation. Born in 1977 in the state of Connecticut, she moves to New York in 1998 in order to learn art. There, she learns the Renaissance style portrait drawing, but soon she discovers street art which allows her to express herself in a way more connected to her contemporary society.

Street art …

SWOON, based in New York, Brooklyn, is a leading artist in the field of street art with a worldwide reputation. Born in 1977 in the state of Connecticut, she moves to New York in 1998 in order to learn art. There, she learns the Renaissance style portrait drawing, but soon she discovers street art which allows her to express herself in a way more connected to her contemporary society.

Street art is said to be born in the beginning of the 70’s, but at the time, the artists were drawing tags (the artist’s name) with a spray on the walls of the city, and graffiti were a sort of style competition …