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I imagine that was right up there with watching paint dry. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Banksy is one of the world's most notorious and popular street artists who continues to remain faceless in today's society. In the UK, Banksy is the most recognizable icon for this cultural artistic movement and keeps his identity a secret to avoid arrest. Much of Banksy's artwork may be seen around the streets of London and surrounding suburbs, although he has painted pictures throughout the world, including the Middle East, where he has painted on Israel's controversial West Bank barrier with satirical images of life on the other side.
One depicted a hole in the wall with an idyllic beach, while another shows a mountain landscape on the other side. A number of exhibitions also have taken place since , and recent works of art have fetched vast sums of money. Banksy's art is a prime example of the classic controversy: vandalism vs.
Art supporters endorse his work distributed in urban areas as pieces of art and some councils, such as Bristol and Islington, have officially protected them, while officials of other areas have deemed his work to be vandalism and have removed it. Pixnit is another artist who chooses to keep her identity from the general public. Her paintings are often of flower designs above shops and stores in her local urban area of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Some store owners endorse her work and encourage others to do similar work as well. Drawing at Temple of Philae , Egypt depicting three men with rods, or staves. Inscription in Pompeii lamenting a frustrated love, "Whoever loves, let him flourish, let him perish who knows not love, let him perish twice over whoever forbids love. Post-apocalyptic despair. Mermaid in Sliema , Malta. Graffiti often has a reputation as part of a subculture that rebels against authority, although the considerations of the practitioners often diverge and can relate to a wide range of attitudes.
It can express a political practice and can form just one tool in an array of resistance techniques. One early example includes the anarcho-punk band Crass , who conducted a campaign of stenciling anti-war , anarchist , feminist , and anti-consumerist messages throughout the London Underground system during the late s and early s.
So when hip hop came to Europe in the early s there was already a vibrant graffiti culture. While not exhaustive, the graffiti gave a sense of the 'millenarian' and rebellious spirit, tempered with a good deal of verbal wit, of the strikers. The developments of graffiti art which took place in art galleries and colleges as well as "on the street" or "underground", contributed to the resurfacing in the s of a far more overtly politicized art form in the subvertising , culture jamming , or tactical media movements.
These movements or styles tend to classify the artists by their relationship to their social and economic contexts, since, in most countries, graffiti art remains illegal in many forms except when using non-permanent paint. Since the s with the rise of Street Art , a growing number of artists are switching to non-permanent paints and non-traditional forms of painting   for a variety of reasons—but primarily because is it difficult for the police to apprehend them and for the courts to sentence or even convict a person for a protest that is as fleeting and less intrusive than marching in the streets.
In some communities, such impermanent works survive longer than works created with permanent paints because the community views the work in the same vein as that of the civil protester who marches in the street—such protest are impermanent, but effective nevertheless. In some areas where a number of artists share the impermanence ideal, an informal competition develops: the length of time that a work escapes destruction is viewed as a measure of the respect the work garners in the community.
A crude work that deserves little respect would be invariably removed immediately, while the most talented artists might have works last for days. Contemporary practitioners, accordingly, have varied and often conflicting practices. Some individuals, such as Alexander Brener , have used the medium to politicize other art forms, and have used the prison sentences enforced on them as a means of further protest. For example, the anti-capitalist art group the Space Hijackers did a piece in about the contradiction between the capitalistic elements of Banksy and his use of political imagery.
On top of the political aspect of graffiti as a movement , political groups and individuals may also use graffiti as a tool to spread their point of view. This practice, due to its illegality, has generally become favored by groups excluded from the political mainstream e. This type of graffiti can seem crude; for example fascist supporters often scrawl swastikas and other Nazi images.
One innovative form of graffiti that emerged in the UK in the s was devised by the Money Liberation Front MLF , essentially a loose affiliation of underground press writers such as the poet and playwright Heathcote Williams and magazine editor and playwright Jay Jeff Jones. They initiated the use of paper currency as a medium for counterculture propaganda, overprinting banknotes, usually with a John Bull printing set. Although short lived, the MLF was representative of London's Ladbroke Grove centered alternative and literary community of the period.
The area was also a scene of considerable anti-establishment and humorous street graffiti, much of which is also produced by Williams. In Colombia writing and drawing on banknotes has become increasingly popular, either to make political comments, for fun or as an artistic medium. The national government has run advertising campaigns in an attempt to discourage the practice. Both sides of the conflict in Northern Ireland produce political graffiti.
As well as slogans, Northern Irish political graffiti includes large wall paintings, referred to as murals. Along with the flying of flags and the painting of kerb stones, the murals serve a territorial purpose, often associated with gang use. Artists paint them mostly on house gables or on the Peace Lines , high walls that separate different communities.
The murals often develop over an extended period and tend to stylization, with a strong symbolic or iconographic content. Loyalist murals often refer to historical events dating from the war between James II and William III in the late seventeenth century, whereas Republican murals usually refer to the more recent troubles. Territorial graffiti marks urban neighborhoods with tags and logos to differentiate certain groups from others. These images are meant to show outsiders a stern look at whose turf is whose. The subject matter of gang-related graffiti consists of cryptic symbols and initials strictly fashioned with unique calligraphies.
Gang members use graffiti to designate membership throughout the gang, to differentiate rivals and associates and, most commonly, to mark borders which are both territorial and ideological. Wall in Nablus , West Bank , Palestine An interpretation of Liberty Leading the People on the separation barrier which runs through Bethlehem. Gates in a peace line in West Belfast, marking the boundary between segregated communities in Northern Ireland. Egyptian stencil combining a Pharaonic image with a Guy Fawkes mask.
Peace symbol added to traffic sign. East Timorese protest against Australian petroleum extraction. Graffiti as a method of expressing sexual orientation in Montclair, California. Picture of two Eastern Bloc leaders kissing, on the Berlin Wall. Protest stencil in Cairo, Egypt Berlin Wall : "Anyone who wants to keep the world as it is, does not want it to remain". Graffiti has been used as a means of advertising both legally and illegally. In the UK, Covent Garden's Boxfresh used stencil images of a Zapatista revolutionary in the hopes that cross referencing would promote their store.
Smirnoff hired artists to use reverse graffiti the use of high pressure hoses to clean dirty surfaces to leave a clean image in the surrounding dirt to increase awareness of their product. Shepard Fairey rose to fame after his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" sticker campaign, in which his art was plastered in cities throughout America.
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Ancient Pompeiian graffiti advertising by a pimp. Graffiti as advertising in Haikou , Hainan Province, China, which is an extremely common form of graffiti seen throughout the country. Graffiti as legal advertising on a grocer's shop window in Warsaw, Poland. Graffiti may also be used as an offensive expression. This form of graffiti may be difficult to identify, as it is mostly removed by the local authority as councils which have adopted strategies of criminalization also strive to remove graffiti quickly.
It can then only be understood if one knows the relevant "local code" social, historical, political, temporal, and spatial , which is seen as heteroglot and thus a 'unique set of conditions' in a cultural context.
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By making the graffiti less explicit as adapted to social and legal constraints ,  these drawings are less likely to be removed, but do not lose their threatening and offensive character. Elsewhere, activists in Russia have used painted caricatures of local officials with their mouths as potholes , to show their anger about the poor state of the roads. A exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum displayed graffiti as an art form that began in New York's outer boroughs and reached great heights in the early s with the work of Crash, Lee, Daze, Keith Haring , and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
In an article about the exhibition in the magazine Time Out , curator Charlotta Kotik said that she hoped the exhibition would cause viewers to rethink their assumptions about graffiti. Terrance Lindall , an artist and executive director of the Williamsburg Art and Historic Center, said regarding graffiti and the exhibition: . People who are oppressed or suppressed need an outlet, so they write on walls—it's free. From the s onwards, Burhan Dogancay photographed urban walls all over the world; these he then archived for use as sources of inspiration for his painterly works.
The project today known as "Walls of the World" grew beyond even his own expectations and comprises about 30, individual images. It spans a period of 40 years across five continents and countries. In , photographs from this project comprised a one-man exhibition titled "Les murs murmurent, ils crient, ils chantent In Australia, art historians have judged some local graffiti of sufficient creative merit to rank them firmly within the arts. Oxford University Press 's art history text Australian Painting — concludes with a long discussion of graffiti's key place within contemporary visual culture , including the work of several Australian practitioners.
Between March and April , artists exhibited pieces of graffiti at the Grand Palais in Paris — a clear acceptance of the art form into the French art world. Figurines by KAWS , featuring icons of pop culture, often with crossed-out eyes, run in limited editions and sell for thousands of dollars. Graffiti by Miss Van and Ciou in Barcelona. Graffiti in Buenos Aires , showing the Obelisk.
Return of the three funny types by Dutch graffiti artist Ces This artwork makes use of existing windows in Olinda , Pernambuco, Brazil. Spray paint has many negative environmental effects. The paint contains toxic chemicals, and the can uses volatile hydrocarbon gases to spray the paint onto a surface. In China, Mao Zedong in the s used revolutionary slogans and paintings in public places to galvanise the country's communist revolution.
Based on different national conditions, many people believe that China's attitude towards Graffiti is fierce, but in fact, according to Lance Crayon's film "Spray Paint Beijing: Graffiti in the Capital of China", Graffiti is accepted by many people in Beijing, China, and even the police do not make much interference. But politically and religiously sensitive graffiti is not allowed.
In Hong Kong, Tsang Tsou Choi was known as the King of Kowloon for his calligraphy graffiti over many years, in which he claimed ownership of the area. Now some of his work is preserved officially. In Taiwan , the government has made some concessions to graffitists.
Since they have been allowed to freely display their work along some sections of riverside retaining walls in designated "Graffiti Zones". It's our goal to beautify the city with graffiti". The government later helped organize a graffiti contest in Ximending , a popular shopping district. We don't go after it proactively. In , after several expensive cars in Singapore were spray-painted, the police arrested a student from the Singapore American School , Michael P.
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Fay , questioned him, and subsequently charged him with vandalism. Fay pleaded guilty to vandalizing a car in addition to stealing road signs. The New York Times ran several editorials and op-eds that condemned the punishment and called on the American public to flood the Singaporean embassy with protests. Although the Singapore government received many calls for clemency , Fay's caning took place in Singapore on 5 May Fay had originally received a sentence of six strokes of the cane, but the presiding president of Singapore , Ong Teng Cheong , agreed to reduce his caning sentence to four lashes.
Park alleged that the initial in "G" sounds like the Korean word for "rat", but Korean government prosecutors alleged that Mr. Park was making a derogatory statement about the president of ROK, Lee Myung-bak , the host of the summit. This case led to public outcry and debate on the lack of government tolerance and in support of freedom of expression. The court ruled that the painting, "an ominous creature like a rat" amounts to "an organized criminal activity" and upheld the fine while denying the prosecution's request for imprisonment for Park.
Street art in poetic form in Hualien City , Taiwan.
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Street graffiti in Hong Kong. In September , the European Parliament directed the European Commission to create urban environment policies to prevent and eliminate dirt, litter, graffiti, animal excrement, and excessive noise from domestic and vehicular music systems in European cities, along with other concerns over urban life. In August , the Keep Britain Tidy campaign issued a press release calling for zero tolerance of graffiti and supporting proposals such as issuing "on the spot" fines to graffiti offenders and banning the sale of aerosol paint to anyone under the age of To back the campaign, MPs including then Prime Minister Tony Blair , signed a charter which stated: "Graffiti is not art, it's crime.
On behalf of my constituents, I will do all I can to rid our community of this problem. In the UK, city councils have the power to take action against the owner of any property that has been defaced under the Anti-social Behaviour Act as amended by the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act or, in certain cases, the Highways Act. This is often used against owners of property that are complacent in allowing protective boards to be defaced so long as the property is not damaged.
In July , a conspiracy charge was used to convict graffitists for the first time. Five of them received prison sentences, ranging from eighteen months to two years. The unprecedented scale of the investigation and the severity of the sentences rekindled public debate over whether graffiti should be considered art or crime. Some councils, like those of Stroud and Loerrach, provide approved areas in the town where graffitists can showcase their talents, including underpasses, car parks, and walls that might otherwise prove a target for the 'spray and run.
In Budapest , Hungary both a city-backed movement called I Love Budapest and a special police division tackle the problem, including the provision of approved areas. Graffiti in London , United Kingdom. Graffiti tag in Melitopol , Ukraine. Integration of graffiti into its environment, Zumaia Graffiti made by school children in Rijeka , Croatia.
Graffiti written in Georgian script , Tbilisi. Historical graffito of Gavrilo Princip in Belgrade , Serbia. Graffiti on an abandoned house in Kaunas , Lithuania. Graffiti in Sofia , Bulgaria. Graffiti in Freetown Christiana , Copenhagen , Denmark. In an effort to reduce vandalism, many cities in Australia have designated walls or areas exclusively for use by graffitists. One early example is the "Graffiti Tunnel" located at the Camperdown Campus of the University of Sydney , which is available for use by any student at the university to tag, advertise, poster, and create "art".
Advocates of this idea suggest that this discourages petty vandalism yet encourages artists to take their time and produce great art, without worry of being caught or arrested for vandalism or trespassing. Many state governments have banned the sale or possession of spray paint to those under the age of 18 age of majority. However, a number of local governments in Victoria have taken steps to recognize the cultural heritage value of some examples of graffiti, such as prominent political graffiti.
Melbourne is a prominent graffiti city of Australia with many of its lanes being tourist attractions, such as Hosier Lane in particular, a popular destination for photographers, wedding photography, and backdrops for corporate print advertising. The Lonely Planet travel guide cites Melbourne's street as a major attraction. All forms of graffiti, including sticker art, poster , stencil art, and wheatpasting , can be found in many places throughout the city. Kilda , and the CBD, where stencil and sticker art is prominent.
As one moves farther away from the city, mostly along suburban train lines, graffiti tags become more prominent. Many international artists such as Banksy have left their work in Melbourne and in early a perspex screen was installed to prevent a Banksy stencil art piece from being destroyed, it has survived since through the respect of local street artists avoiding posting over it, although it has recently had paint tipped over it. In February Helen Clark , the New Zealand prime minister at that time, announced a government crackdown on tagging and other forms of graffiti vandalism, describing it as a destructive crime representing an invasion of public and private property.
The issue of tagging become a widely debated one following an incident in Auckland during January in which a middle-aged property owner stabbed one of two teenage taggers to death and was subsequently convicted of manslaughter. Graffiti databases have increased in the past decade because they allow vandalism incidents to be fully documented against an offender and help the police and prosecution charge and prosecute offenders for multiple counts of vandalism.
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They also provide law enforcement the ability to rapidly search for an offender's moniker or tag in a simple, effective, and comprehensive way. These systems can also help track costs of damage to city to help allocate an anti-graffiti budget. The theory is that when an offender is caught putting up graffiti, they are not just charged with one count of vandalism; they can be held accountable for all of the other damage for which they are responsible.
This has two main benefits for law enforcement. One, it sends a signal to the offenders that their vandalism is being tracked. Two, a city can seek restitution from offenders for all of the damage that they have committed, not merely a single incident. These systems give law enforcement personnel real-time, street-level intelligence that allows them to not only focus on the worst graffiti offenders and their damage, but also to monitor potential gang violence that is associated with the graffiti. Many restrictions of civil gang injunctions are designed to help address and protect the physical environment and limit graffiti.
Some injunctions contain wording that restricts damaging or vandalizing the property of another, both public and private property, including, but limited to any vehicle, light fixture, door, fence, wall, gate, window, building, street sign, utility box, telephone box, trees, or power pole.
To help address many of these issues, many local jurisdictions have set up graffiti abatement hotlines, where citizens can call in and report vandalism and have it removed. San Diego's hotline receives more than 5, calls per year, in addition to reporting the graffiti, callers can learn more about prevention. One of the complaints about these hotlines is the response time; there is often a lag time between a property owner calling about the graffiti and its removal.
The length of delay should be a consideration for any jurisdiction planning on operating a hotline. Local jurisdictions must convince the callers that their complaint of vandalism will be a priority and cleaned off right away. If the jurisdiction does not have the resources to respond to complaints in a timely manner, the value of the hotline diminishes.
Crews must be able to respond to individual service calls made to the graffiti hotline as well as focus on cleanup near schools, parks, and major intersections and transit routes to have the biggest impact. Some cities offer a reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects for tagging or graffiti related vandalism. The amount of the reward is based on the information provided, and the action taken. When the police use search warrants in connection with a vandalism investigation they are often seeking judicial approval to look for items such as cans of spray paint and nozzles from other kinds of aerosol sprays, etching tools, or other sharp or pointed objects used to etch or scratch glass and other hard surfaces, such as permanent marking pens and markers or paint sticks; evidence of membership or affiliation with any gang or tagging crew, paraphernalia to include any reference to " tagger's name ," and any drawings, writings, objects, or graffiti depicting taggers' names, initials, logos, monikers, slogans, or mention of tagging crew membership; any newspaper clippings relating details of or referring to any graffiti crime.
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