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  • Exploratory Essay: My Secret Life As A Graffiti Artist

    I interviewed 20 students at Miami Dade College, 10 male and 10 female at random. The broad question that I asked was, “Do you think graffiti is art or vandalism?” 60% of people believed that graffiti was art. I noticed that there were a higher percentage of Blacks and Hispanics that believed that graffiti wasn’t vandalism than the other races. This supports the finding that graffiti is found more in urban communities. Another thing I found interesting was that 100% of non-millennials believed that graffiti was vandalism. This might be that the new generation is more accepting to graffiti than the previous…

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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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  • 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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Positive And Negative Effects Of Graffiti

    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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