Some dismiss street art as a lesser art form and others don't consider it art at all. When done well, street art and graffiti can serve to not only enhance an urban landscape but also touch your heart, mind and soul. It is an expression of the artist, at times blatant and other times esoteric, but almost always it makes a mark, stretches your perceptions and asks one to think. I have long been attracted to these types of images - those I consider to be poignant, defiant and beautiful in an often gritty manner.