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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…

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    by police or city workers that went unreported. However, this number would always be lower than the real number of graffiti due to unreported graffiti that is never found or reported. In this type of data, it could be recorded the time that the vandalism occurred, demographics of the vandalist, and ratio of caught vandalists to those never…

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    Graffiti Is Vandalism

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    Is graffiti public art? In my opinion graffiti is vandalism. From what I have read in the two articles some people see graffiti as art while others disagree. Graffiti destroys private property. Its cost a lot of the cities money to clean up the graffiti. Lastly the graffiti is being sold without the knowledge of the artist causing a stir. Graffiti is vandalism because it’s on private property. It’s not fair for the owners of the property to have their property destroyed. “I find it offensive to…

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    Banksy Research Paper

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    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 interviewed. Being a completely unknown mystery man, He has risen to prominence as the greatest street artist of his time who explores new…

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    Controversy On Graffiti

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    Graffiti The controversy on whether graffiti is considered art or not is still going on. People who think graffiti should not be considered art also think graffiti isn’t art, is vandalism, related to gangs, not needed, and random objects spray painted on the wall. But the people who do think it should be considered art they see art, inspiration, interest, and feelings. Just because some people don’t see what other people see doesn’t mean what they see is right and everyone should listen to them…

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    Banksy Art Analysis

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    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 meaningful art that portrays a powerful but, straightforward message. Banksy 's art is based on politics, war, hypocrisy, greed, societies issues, and even includes humorous messages ("Banksy Biography")…

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    He is one of many business owners who allow graffiti artists to spray paint the outside walls of his stores with permission, which he believe helps decrease the amount of vandalism to city buildings and property in the area. “I like the idea of letting graffiti artists display their talents. It prevents them from vandalizing my business because they have nowhere else to go, and it prevents me from having to pay to clean unnecessary…

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    “brainchild” for Mike. The month long project brought the community together to gladly fund the supplies that his team needed to paint the mural. Mike continues to explain that graffiti’s visual roots derived from tagging, what he describes as the “art of vandalism.” He goes on to say that…

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    from the New York Times, “from the perspective of a graffiti writer, the debate about whether graffiti is art or crime is pointless because, ideally, it is both.” Although it’s artistic merits can't be denied, graffiti is still in fact a form of vandalism. Graffiti is not a crime - trespass and damage to property are, says Felisbert. Artists will tag the property of the public and private, which in turn becomes costly for taxpayers and business and property owners for it to be cleaned up.…

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    Graffiti Research Paper

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    You can be talking to someone who loves art and believes that graffiti is in no way, shape, or form a crime, but you can also talk to someone who could not care less about art automatically making them think that it is just another form of vandalism. I personally do not care much about art which is why my initial reaction to Banksy and his work being a crime or not was why is this even a question? After more research it is evident that Banksy is like no other. The inspiration he gives out, the…

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