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  • Essay On Graffiti Is Vandalism

    considered art or vandalism? The origins of graffiti go back to the beginnings of human. Graffiti is the plural form of the Italian word graffito according to (Oxford Advanced English Learner) definition. Graffiti signifies drawings, markings, patterns, scribbles, or messages that are painted, written, or carved on a wall or surface. Graffito also signifies "to scratch" in reference to different wall writings ranging from "cave paintings", bathroom scribbles, or any message that is scratched on walls. Graffiti is controversial some like it, and some people do not. Although some people said graffiti is art, a form of self-expression, and as art of writing is a creative method of communication. Others see graffiti is vandalism because it destroys property such as residential property, it causes the people to pay taxes for repairs such as covering up unwanted graffiti, and it encourages others to tag their “gang” name for ownership causing rivalry or possibly violence between communities and the boundaries between the communities. Graffiti is vandalism because it is ruthless destruction. Vandalism is the spoiling of anything beautiful…

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  • Graffiti Is Art Essay

    An example of this is,” Anyone can paint on the council-owned wall any time they like. Mike Crilley, the graffiti wall project organizer, promotes the positive side of graffiti and runs workshops for local children.” (Graffiti: Art or Vandalism). There is a wall meant for people to walk by and embrace the art, or even make some of their own, without breaking a law and just to make the city prettier. They are even teaching kids about it, just like how kids take art classes in school to learn…

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  • Exploratory Essay: My Secret Life As A Graffiti Artist

    a dancer and has a group called Real Dreams Entertainment. They started in high school and now put up videos on YouTube. The music and dancing is very upbeat, urban,…

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  • The Role Of Graffiti In Literature

    This form of art is viewed in a positive light because it is aesthetically pleasing and it has the ability to be understood by its audience. However, the existence of graffiti that is used to communicate among members of the graffiti community overpopulates street art and causes society to view graffiti as a whole as negative. These forms of graffiti are illegible by the general public and are viewed as threats because the message behind them is uncertain and they may send negative messages. In…

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  • Untitled By Keith Haring

    Discover the life of Keith Haring and his piece named Untitled that was created in 1982 and is now in the Museum of Modern Art. As you look around the Museum of Modern Art where the piece named Untitled is placed you’ll see beige colored walls until you turn a small corner and see a display made out of what looks to be a fish tank filled half full with three basketballs floating in the water. Behind the Three Ball 50/50 Tank centerpiece you’ll find a whole wall covered in a black and white…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Banksy An Artist

    Banksy, a street artist, has become an inspiration to many people worldwide. He has also become a hated person for his graffiti. He comes from Bristol, England and makes his artworks throughout the globe. For his artworks he mainly uses stencils. He also uses appropriation in some of his artwork to display a deeper meaning to them. This week we have an interview with the man himself, Banksy. Interviewer: Some critics and writers believe you are not an artist but a vandal. This includes Charles…

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  • Banksy Research Paper

    A key component of Banksy’s works creating controversy, is his use of copyrighted subjects and appropriations of well known images. This use of famous imagery can be seen in water lilies, painted by Monet but adapted by Banksy to included visible pieces of rubbish and waste in the water. Banksy is now a household name known worldwide, this has completely transformed his small acts of vandalism into expensive and collectable artworks. To this day Banksy’s identity remains unknown, refusing to be…

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  • Analysis Of Maine's First Graffiti Artist By Mike Rich

    people to see the beauty behind graffiti by using it for “positive messaging.” When Mike was 11, he was creating traditional art, but started painting graffiti to get away from the simplistic traditional art. Mike’s first most recognized mural was done with a team of 7 other artists that came together to paint a 1,500 square foot mural of the word “Portland” in all capital letters on the back wall of an asylum nightclub. This adventure has become the “brainchild” for Mike. The month long project…

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  • Banksy Art Analysis

    Banksy was known as king of graffiti, british artist, painter and as well as a filmmaker with a unknown identity (“The Story Behind Banksy”). The names Robin Gunningham and Robert Banks are often used unknowingly to give an identity to Banksy (“Banksy Biography”). The true identity still to this day is uncertain. Banksy began his career in the early 90’s with a graffiti crew in Bristol called DryBreadZ (“Banksy Biography”). Banksy’s work was considered vandalism by law and critics but, it is…

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  • Essay On Graffiti

    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,…

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