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  1. Writing on the wall

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... Joyce Siu GRAFFITI IS no longer an underground activity. It has emerged as an element of pop culture seen in dark subways just as often as art galleries and shopping malls. Graffiti artists have even been invited to paint for advertising firms and brand name companies. There are also courses in graffiti and competitions for budding graffiti artists to show off their talent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/513859/writing-wall
  2. Drawing life lessons from graffiti

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau and Jennifer Ngo Graffiti is an art form that can help ex-offenders turn their lives around, participants at an art workshop learned yesterday. About 20 teenagers and young adults received professional training in the art during the Sha Tin event, taught by two established graffiti artists from France. 'Graffiti art is very much like [young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000904/drawing-life-lessons-graffiti
  3. Silk experience proves anything but smooth for graffiti artist Kongo

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Naysayers may say that Hermes opted for just another trend-driven collaboration by lining up a graffiti artist to reinterpret its signature silk printed scarf. But according ... graffiti artist Kongo. He flew in from Paris for the event and sprayed his tag on a wall of Hermes boxes, which were then autographed and given to guests. 'We had to use three or even more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975156/silk-experience-proves-anything-smooth-graffiti-artist-kongo
  4. Iconic graffiti deserves greater protection

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... money-minded than the King of Kowloon have commercially exploited his graffiti and the artistic style his scribblings have inspired. Advertisements, music CD covers, pillow cases, even fashionable clothes carry designs that are unmistakable knockoffs from the king, who died last July. Some of his graffiti now hangs on the walls of art galleries. Their artistic merit is still in dispute, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/624453/iconic-graffiti-deserves-greater-protection
  5. Graffiti artists spray tribute to the late 'King of Kowloon'

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Kimberly Chou. It's quite gratifying to learn that a new generation of graffiti artists has created an homage to their most ... painting] in one night.' The work is apparently visible while riding on the train. As with most graffiti art in Hong Kong, however, you never know how long it will last before authorities wash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602541/graffiti-artists-spray-tribute-late-king-kowloon
  6. Works of British graffiti hero Banksy to be showcased in HK

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Banksy is one of the best known and least known artists in England at present. The anti-establishment graffiti hero anonymously leaves satirical stencils on walls and embarks on guerilla art campaigns that make a mockery of the world of art and commerce. Some politicians say it's vandalism, while art collectors pay big money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633757/works-british-graffiti-hero-banksy-be-showcased-hk
  7. Art failure

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pavan Shamdasani The opening night of Art HK 12 witnessed an incredible turnout. It was hard to tell whether people came to appreciate or to acquire, but it's perhaps telling that an official T-shirt bore the statement 'Money creates taste' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002775/art-failure
  8. Unleashing the artist within us all

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... By this she means that, like graffiti artists, they employ words in their works. References to music, especially hip-hop, are also evident in the paintings of young art-jammers. Content-wise, children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/466646/unleashing-artist-within-us-all

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