Essay On Graffiti

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When you hear the word graffiti most people think of gangs, vandalism, and other illegal actions. For some artist it’s not all about that. Graffiti also known as street art is a way for a person to express themselves and to show ones personality or feelings toward something or someone, but can graffiti be considered art? Does it get considered art? No it doesn’t and Yes, Art is defined as the expression or application of human creative skills and imagination. Have you ever been out riding, biking, walking and noticed a piece of art on a building or on a train car? This type of artwork is known as graffiti. However, when people see graffiti, nobody sees the true meaning of it or to be amused by it. Graffiti is seen as art, and to some vandalism …show more content…
Over the years graffiti has grown rapidly.
Anyone getting caught doing graffiti can be arrested and prosecuted under the Criminal Damage Act 1971, They can go to prison for ten years or fined if the damage is more than five thousand dollars . If less they could face three months or a two thousand five hundred fine, but why arrest someone for what they love to do? If police don’t want people doing graffiti on public places then maybe they should have a graffiti wall park or some place for people to expand their imagination with graffiti.
Let me end by saying I am big fan of Graffiti also known as street art. Graffiti shouldn’t be a crime, illegal, or vandalism. What if everything you loved to do was a crime or illegal? Would you be you? Some people may not consider Graffiti art, or any form of art, but to some people it is more than art. It makes them who they are. It may not interest you, police, or anybody but to some it is amazing. If it wasn’t illegal or a crime would it get more recognition, or would it still be

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