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Re: [teacherartexchange] Grafitti-Total Freedom?

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dianegregory_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Mon Oct 23 2006 - 18:09:40 PDT


I thought the whole point about graffiti art was to "destroy" property to call
attention to the art. I thought of it as a form of civil disobedience. To get
permission to do grafitti art would be against the whole idea.

Quoting Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>:

> While I can't condone painting others property without permission,
> It is hardly fair to lump this illegal art with terrorism. I'm sure
> there
> are plenty of walls around where permission would be granted.
>
> If he painted walls in Albuquerque, it would be painted over the next
> day.
> When we see any graffiti, all we do is phone the cities "graffiti hot
> line" and
> a truck comes by the next day to remove or cover it up. Our city is
> fairly
> graffiti free. It's a great city service.
> Woody
>
> On Oct 23, 2006, at 5:49 PM, Jen Ellis wrote:
>
> > No he does not have permission. He does everything in secret.
> >
> > He is called a "guerilla" artist, and a "terriorist" artist by others.
> > Read the articles about him, and then click on the emails people sent.
> > It is amazing how much people dislike him.
> >
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definition_of_terrorism
> >
> > So why do so many call him that?
> >
> > Jen-Cleveland, OH
>
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