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Moral Mystery Was Graffiti Vandalism

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To understand graffiti, we shall open up our mindsets to the perspective that it is typically seen as a form of street art which involves tagging, but also involves the creation of more complex paintings. Graffiti and street art are the most globally operating forms of art we have seen so far: influenced by every culture they visit, graffiti writers and street artists travel the world to paint together and learn from each other. From its earliest days, it was done outside the law, with writers taking big risks when making their works, this sometimes leading to their arrests. Joe Capozzi, author of the ‘Mural Mystery: Was Graffiti Vandalism?’ article for The Palm Beach Post, asked “was it vandalism or a publicity stunt by the artist? And if
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