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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    King of Kowloon's graffiti to appear in new M+ museum

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Legendary figure who took his calligraphy to the streets is finally given art world's seal of approval with one of his works to go on public display in M+ The late graffiti artist ... bought a pair of wooden doors bearing the celebrated calligraphy of Tsang Tsou-choi, a legendary figure who died in 2007. Tsang left a legacy of graffiti on lamp posts, pillars and walls around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1042583/king-kowloons-graffiti-appear-new-m-museum
  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. 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
  4. Graffiti blurs line between art and vandalism

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anecdotal evidence seems to indicate graffiti is on the rise in our city. People are generally in two minds about it. Certainly, young people should be encouraged to express themselves. Graffiti, by being spontaneous and a little subversive, is all the more interesting and appealing to young people. But is it art or vandalism? Even if a piece of graffiti has artistic merit, it can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668461/graffiti-blurs-line-between-art-and-vandalism
  5. For graffiti artists, the writing's on the wall

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Love it or loathe it, graffiti seems to be a dying art in Hong Kong. In a city of seven million people, active graffiti artists estimate ... see as mere vandalism. Asia's foremost graffiti competition wrapped up in Taiwan yesterday with about 2,000 artists in attendance. Since 2008, the event has attracted teams from nine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988015/graffiti-artists-writings-wall
  6. 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
  7. A political poster that is beyond satire, and another that falls victim to it in graffiti form

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bystander in the cat-and-mouse game between political graffiti artists in support of mainland jailed artist Ai Weiwei and Hong Kong police. Someone painted over an official poster (below) of Tse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966425/political-poster-beyond-satire-and-another-falls-victim-it-graffiti-form
  8. Graffiti artists spray it around in battle to be lord of the walls

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Saturday. In its indoor gymnasium, five teams of youth in hip hop gear, armed with spray paint and ink markers, engaged in fierce battle- graffiti style. It's all part of the first regional graffiti competition jam called Wall Lords. It's hard to believe there's never been a contest of this kind before, but it's true. Local qualifiers will be held in five cities: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649590/graffiti-artists-spray-it-around-battle-be-lord-walls
  9. Some laud, others decry loss of graffiti 'art form'

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trains overnight with their paint, passion and talent. What they did then was later recognised as the beginning of a worldwide explosion of graffiti, a genre of street art or a plague ... and stopped his adventures when the city tightened its laws against graffiti in the late 1980s. But Mr Top, as he prefers to be called, believes there has never been a time when the city authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637322/some-laud-others-decry-loss-graffiti-art-form
  10. McDonald's MTR graffiti-to-go

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... It's a scene straight out of the ghetto, with the graffiti-covered train rattling through the night. But now our own MTR is getting its first real taste of the street art - courtesy of McDonald's. The idea is the brainchild of advertising agency DDB's art director, Joe Wong. The graffiti is by MC Yan, former frontman of recently disbanded local hip hop outfit LMF. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431193/mcdonalds-mtr-graffiti-go

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