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    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…

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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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    Dictionary defines graffiti as being, “writings or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or in a public place,” while other people argue that it’s not illegal and is art. Which side of the story is correct? Is graffiti art or vandalism? Graffiti is a way for people to express themselves and it also can inspire people to make changes for the better. In “If Walls Could Talk,” The artist Rosembert shows how he feels about specific things that happen in Haiti. Rosembert’s…

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    Can graffiti be considered art? No, graffiti cannot be considered art because it is a form of vandalism, can be seen as a threat, and the cleanup is expensive. Graffiti is a type of art that is shown in public areas by mostly teenagers as an expression. Graffiti can also be labeled as vandalism. Graffiti have kids and others scared to come around because they look at it as a threat. It’s a waste of time and money being invested into cleaning it up. Vandalizing properties with…

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    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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    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 area. However, with graffiti becoming a more popular art form, some people see a way in which disaffected youth can be encouraged to participate in…

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    Ever seen art on the on the side of the building? Or art pieces on walls in the city? This art is called graffiti and the community have different views on this style of art. People always view graffiti in a negative way. But let’s say this view graffiti in another way like looking at it without thinking about the negativity, instead view the creativity and the beauty of the the art. Graffiti is art because graffiti could have a positive effect on people, graffiti could send a message, and not…

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    A MDOT spokesman name Rob Morosi claims that, “Graffiti is vandalism. It’s dangerous and it’s expensive..” (Greenwood, 2011). The thing about graffiti is that it can be a form of destruction to property that are owned by others. It takes a lot of money in order to get rid of the graffiti from public places. MDOT annually…

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    and they may send negative messages. In a recent study conducted by the Economic Research Centre (ERC), the insecurity felt by outsiders of the graffiti community was described. “Given the limitations of current approaches to graffiti as a form of vandalism, we propose an alternative view of graffiti as a form of media. This is not a new perspective. Graffiti has previously been understood as a form of communication that is used to transmit information, messages and the like between ‘senders’…

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    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 general misunderstanding of graffiti as a…

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