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  1. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Some of the world’s oldest erotic graffiti found on remote Greek island

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Racy inscriptions on remote Astypalaia feature some of the world's earliest phallic symbols Ancient erotic graffiti found on Greek island Wild, windswept, rocky and remote, Astypalaia is not an obvious place for the unearthing of some of the world's earliest erotic graffiti. Certainly, Dr Andreas Vlachopoulos, a specialist in prehistoric archaeology, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549111/some-worlds-oldest-erotic-graffiti-found-remote-greek-island
  2. News - World - ART

    Theft of Banksy graffiti art thwarted by vigilant New Orleans neighbours

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Orleans Banksy theft thwarted by vigilant neighbours Neighbours in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of breeze block wall bearing a painting created by the world-renowned graffiti artist Banksy. The building's owner called police saying someone was attempting to cut out the painting, which Banksy had created after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435802/theft-banksy-graffiti-art-thwarted-vigilant-new-orleans-neighbours
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Activists protesting against Australia's national day spray graffiti on Captain Cook’s Cottage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Melbourne

    ... sprayed graffiti on the historic home of the 18th-century British explorer Captain James Cook to protest against Australia’s national day. The stone walls of the two-storey building known ... Gray said it was the third graffiti attack on the building since last year’s Australia Day. He did not know if all the attacks were linked. “Coming so close to Australia Day... it’s quite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412533/activists-protesting-against-australias-national-day-spray-graffiti
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Graffiti maestro 281 Antinuke covers Tokyo walls with Fukushima message

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Graffiti maestro's sticker illustrations provide a grim reminder of Japan's nuclear nightmare 'Ghost' artist's silent war on streets With his face ... and that they will do something to protect themselves." 281 Antinuke is a rare presence in a country where graffiti writers face heavy penalties and strong social disapproval. Online commentators have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1369170/graffiti-maestro-281-antinuke-covers-tokyo-walls-fukushima-message
  5. News - World - ART

    Graffiti artist Banksy's month in New York a giant social experiment

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:43am by NYT

    ... The New York Times British graffiti artist's month-long 'residency' in Big Apple was part art fair, part social experiment in which New Yorkers were in the rat's maze ... York. This British graffiti artist, purported millionaire, activist, filmmaker and prankster spent the last month roaming the city, perpetuating what is- depending upon your point of view- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1345988/graffiti-artist-banksys-month-new-york-giant-social-experiment
  6. News - China Insider - Graffiti

    Tourist site introduces innovative measure to tackle graffiti

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 04:55pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A tourist attraction in inner Hubei province has taken an innovative approach to combat graffiti by installing large touch screens that allow visitors to create digital designs. Administrative officials at Yellow Crane Tower Park in Wuhan have set up three giant electronic graffiti walls, each two metres tall, on different floors of the tower. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1326449/tourist-site-introduces-innovative-measure-tackle-graffiti
  7. News - World

    Elusive graffiti artist Banksy hits NYC

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 03:26pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York Banksy announced on his website that he is undertaking “an artists residency on the streets of New York” this month Graffiti by the secretive British artist ... the graffiti are spreading the word online to aid other fans in the treasure hunt. Jennifer Hawkins, who runs a public relations agency in Chelsea, posted pictures on Facebook after finding “a Banksy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1325149/elusive-graffiti-artist-banksy-hits-nyc
  8. News - World - ART

    Graffiti artist Banksy promises to draw new piece every day in New York

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York He promises to unveil a new piece a day as fans rush to view works before they're painted over Graffiti maestro Banksy leaves mark on New York World-famous, reclusive artist Banksy is loose on the streets of New York, hosting a unique show that has whipped up excitement among hipsters and the chattering classes. The British-based graffiti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1324535/graffiti-artist-banksy-promises-draw-new-piece-every-day-new-york
  9. News - China Insider - VIDEO

    Video: Aspiring students deface Peking University temple with graffiti

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 03:57pm by Simon Song

    ... Simon Song As students at Beijing’s prestigious Peking University returned to campus this week after a long summer break, many of them had a rude welcome back. Layers of fresh graffiti in the form of hundreds of messages scribbled in ink covered the crimson walls, beautifully carved stone arches, and even the white-painted roof of the Goddess of Flower Temple archway that stands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1302573/video-aspiring-students-deface-peking-university-temple-graffiti
  10. News - Hong Kong - ART

    King of Kowloon's graffiti art waits for salvation

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority has vowed to preserve what is one of the last street graffiti by the King of Kowloon before it can find it a proper home, which won't be until the end ... have already vanished from the streets." The city was once blanketed with Tsang's graffiti but they have been painted over by authorities over the years although the works have won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138796/king-kowloons-graffiti-art-waits-salvation

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