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    Graffiti is Art A Lot of people wonder this question, is graffiti art or vandalism? Graffiti is a display of art and it should be legal because graffiti is expressing something meaningful and a way to show someone's emotions. Graffiti is an eyesore that creates a beautiful world of lines and colors. Graffiti is a form of art and the artists should be able to freely express themselves and their beliefs in public. Graffiti artists create works of art that sometimes display a social or political…

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    Vandalism In Street Art

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    A message for everyone to see. A message that would normally not be socially acceptable, but is it vandalism? Graffiti stands out from other forms of artwork, not only in it’s style, but also in it’s public message as well as it’s agenda. Street art breaks the rules. It broadcasts information that people would be afraid to say or would possibly make someone uncomfortable. But is this a good thing? Is it now tolerated? Graffiti has existed dating back to ancient times of 18,000 B.C. However,…

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    Twenty-seven-year-old Joel Delgado is notorious in Phoenix for his graffiti vandalism. He was recently arrested by authorities for his 20-month vandalism spree and charged with criminal damage and aggravated criminal damage. He confessed to vandalizing more than 300 locations in the area. He admitted that the adrenaline rush drove him to do this and he couldn't stop. He could spend six years and three months in prison, but the case is ongoing. The method used to capture him wasn't…

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    Thesis: In Tucson there are large cases of vandalism each each year and graffiti is a huge problem in Tucson. In this essay we will talk about how graffiti is affecting Tucson’s community and environment. Also look at possible solutions to diminish this issue. Explanation: Every year a total of 1,607 cases of vandalism happens each year and residents want to know why? In the last three years The Taking Action Against Graffiti (TAAG) abated a total of 1.3 million square feet of graffiti.…

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    Vandalism In Violence Against Women

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    In “Violence against Women” by Renzetti and Bergen, they explain how men use their strength and aggressiveness to harass women and other men. They did a study on 53 college males and found out that, 51 percent indicated a likelihood that they themselves, would rape a girl if assured of not being punished. They write, “To prove one’s self as being capable of performing under these circumstances was a substantial challenge and also a source of reward. One gang rapist articulated this feeling very…

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    The Vandalism Act of 1966 was originally conceived as a legal weapon to combat the spread of mainly political graffiti common during the heady days of Singapore’s struggle for independence.“Unlike some other societies which may tolerate acts of vandalism, Singapore has its own standards of social order as reflected in our laws.” “Alejandro Reyes wrote an article about the Michael Fay caning case in Singapore. Reye's article discusses the case and what people have said about it, yet utilizes…

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    There has always been an epidemic on whether or not graffiti is art or if it is vandalism. Too many people this subject is a very touchy one. Some people believe heavily in the fact that graffiti is vandalism. But, some people believe graffiti is art, that it is beautiful and amazing. Personally, I believe graffiti is art, it's just a way for some people to release there thoughts and or emotions. First example, graffiti generally doesn't really do anyone any harm. A piece of artwork is not…

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    Martinez, José. “Know Your Graffiti: Art, Vandalism or Gang Device?” Home, 12 Mar. 2012, 12:11pm, www.oncentral.org/news/2012/03/06/know-your-graffiti-art-vandalism-or-gang-device/. Jose Martinez goes over how you can tell the difference between art work and gang tagging. He interviewed an LA police officer and a gang member on how exactly they represent gangs and their territory. Jose also says how gangs tag where people can read it and understand it. Jose mentions how gang tagging "is legible…

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    The term “graffiti” holds a negative connotation of vandalism to the state, yet for the people who practice it there are underlying social and political messages within this art form. While the government considers itself an entity that promotes social responsibility, by stigmatizing graffiti, it limits the artistic rights of its citizens. Each generation overrides the previous art placed in public spaces, graffiti becomes layers of artistic change, reflecting each new community it represents.…

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    bias, and age inappropriate. There are many more reasons in which books can be banned for, my book is banned for vandalism, revenge, and alcoholism. By examining the alcoholism, profanity, and vandalism, it is clear that this books should be banned. It is evident that this book has vandalism, for that is what most of this book is about. The very beginning of the book is about vandalism. The reasons…

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