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    about talented graffiti artists. For this reason, graffiti is definitely a type of art. So, graffiti ought to be agreed as a kind of art rather than vandalism on account of two crucial factors: graffiti is an artistic expression, and concurrently it has an aesthetic value. Some opponents claim that graffiti ought to be perceived as a kind of crime because people who create graffiti,…

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    Graffiti: Vandalism or Art? Walking through the streets of big cities like San Francisco, New York, and London, it is not uncommon to come across graffiti. From tagged walls to colorful and well-thought-out murals, there is a variety of images displayed on the concrete or brick that holds the structure of the city. Though commonly conceived as vandalism, that is not always the case with graffiti. Some artist have a purpose for their urban artwork. Some may use it as a way to inspire or…

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    Banksy Art Analysis

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    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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    Graffiti, itself, is typically considered a crime, or more specifically vandalism, on the basis of the writers and artists usually putting their pieces on both public and private property without permission, which is considered illegal. Various styles of graffiti, for instance gang graffiti and certain types of tagging for example, are executed with malicious intentions and spread hateful messages. These types of graffiti are primarily done to mark and claim gang territories, cause chaos and…

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    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,…

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    So can graffiti improve an area or is it providing a negative effect? Across the UK there has been a stark increase in the amount of graffiti that we see on our streets. Graffiti is often viewed, by many as an illegal, anti-social activity that creates negative impressions of an area. It is the opinion of some that where graffiti is present there is also an increase in other crimes such as vandalism. But also that the presence of graffiti affect’s how people feel about crime in a particular…

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    More than 8,000 people get arrested each year for expressing themselves through their astonishing artwork. Many people mistake street writers and street artists beautifully crafted work that they put their emotion, time, and dedication into for vandalism. Graffiti remains completely harmless, not a crime and it should be legalized so that artists can show off their prized artwork and talent, feel free to express themselves, and catch people’s attention. Graffiti should be recognized as artwork…

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    Graffiti has and always will be at the center of controversy. Key questions about ownership, vandalism, and legality of the work remain unanswered due to their convoluted twists and turns that generally leave people speechless in regards to formulating a thoughtful and educated answer. Analyzing the origin of modern day graffiti helps to provide a justification for such confusion. Graffiti is rooted in the unsanctioned use of public space; it was meant to “break boundaries and def[y] the law”…

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    Graffiti Vandalism Essay

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    Graffiti, a well-known act of vandalism. Many people have an understanding that graffiti is a "gang mark" or some disgraceful paint on your local shop wall. The following essay will show that graffiti can be art instead of crime. Every year many unjustified cases are filed against so called “criminals” who are simply expressing themselves, here is an example. In 2008, a group of south Londoners where arrested for vandalism which led to a 2-year sentence. Mean whilst the group began their jail…

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    people, cars, and all of the other obvious answers. If you look closely, there is art everywhere you look, although to most people, “art” wouldn’t be the correct term to describe what they are seeing. What people see is graffiti and street art, and while most of our society would label it as vandalism and destructive. Being a graffiti artist myself, I believe that graffiti and street art as a whole gets an undeservingly bad reputation. This is because throughout our history there has been a…

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