Graffiti In New York City

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New York City in the 1970’s was the birthplace for an expression called graffiti. The artform known as graffiti was a way for artist much like myself to express themselves to the world using a painting, mural of their name, or characters. Leaving an anonymous work of art leaves the world wondering. The idea of art being spray painted on the side of subway cars and practically broadcasted to the world was profound. On the other hand, the state and city found graffiti as defacing property and vandalism; however, an artist like myself does not see it that way. Due to many hardships faced by communities on the streets of NYC most teenagers and adults see graffiti as a way to paint their town with their story. As far as vandalism goes, you can
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