Category Archives: Anti Graffiti

New York Graffiti Artists Refuse to Grow Up

I came across this story by the Associated Press earlier this week. It features none other than Zephyr, who appeared in — drum roll please — Bomb It 1. I’m sure nobody saw that one coming Some New York graffiti … Continue reading

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Between the Lines

In 2011, Toronto declared a War on Graffiti. Leading the anti-graffiti campaign is the city’s most controversial mayor in recent history: Rob Ford, a conservative middle-aged businessman who polarizes the public with his views on what a city should be. … Continue reading

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Da Bomb Reporting: Graffiti in the News

Theres two sides to every story, and no better example can be found when graffiti/street art is the subject of that story. New York Times today published that,  Cities Report Surge in Graffiti There has been a surge in graffiti … Continue reading

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NYC Halts Showing of “Arts in the Streets”

[via death and taxes magazine] The Brooklyn Museum was set to host the “Art in the Streets” exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The show would have attracted graffiti enthusiasts from all over … Continue reading

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Something to think about in the New Year: Anti-War Murals

Background of the issue-at-hand: Jeffrey Deitch, the new L.A. MOCA director, launched a pre-emptive strike on a mural by the Italian street artist Blu that he had commissioned him to paint on the side of the Geffen Contemporary building. Deitch … Continue reading

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