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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 22, 2014

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... how many people have noticed the mosaics in Central by the famous French street artist Invader, such as the girl in a red dress on Ladder Street. It is seen by some as a form of graffiti ... including a local graffiti artist, to say that the government does not understand the meaning of public art. I think they are right and we saw this in the past when they removed the work of graffiti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1454436/letters-editor-march-22-2014
  2. It's a rap as the legendary MC Yan shows off his graffiti skills to give new twist to famous cognac

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with MC Yan for a raucous performance. Yan, real name Chan Kwong-yan (pictured, left, with 24 Herbs) also showed off his graffiti skills, giving a live demonstration. The special edition cognac tastes exactly the same- it's the packaging that's different. Yan, in collaboration with Hennessy, gave the bottle a redesign to make it resemble a blue brick wall covered in graffiti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737799/its-rap-legendary-mc-yan-shows-his-graffiti-skills-give-new-twist-famous-cognac
  3. Ai's arrest crossed a line, says graffiti artist

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christopher Dewolf and Phyllis Tsang A fugitive street artist at the centre of a police investigation into a rash of graffiti which has appeared across the city depicting detained mainland ... is involved in something no worse than criminal damage-especially at a time when the force is suffering from a lack of manpower in its detective ranks. The graffiti has appeared in locations across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965198/ais-arrest-crossed-line-says-graffiti-artist
  4. Police investigate new Ai Weiwei graffiti

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The investigation was launched after a report was lodged by police who found the graffiti at about 10am yesterday during a routine patrol. 'There was graffiti on the pillar under the footbridge... ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967737/police-investigate-new-ai-weiwei-graffiti
  5. Ai Weiwei backers project graffiti image onto landmark buildings

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... crimes like murder and rape, in the investigation of pro-Ai graffiti. Some reports said the police had received as many as 30 complaints of criminal damage. But lawmaker and former Bar ... Lee Siu-kwong yesterday said police had a duty to investigate the graffiti as they had received more than five complaints from property owners. '[The investigation] has nothing to do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966332/ai-weiwei-backers-project-graffiti-image-landmark-buildings
  6. News - World - ART

    Banksy Slave Labour (Bunting Boy). London 2012 put up for auction

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Graffiti piece given guide price of £450,000 by US website after its removal from site in London Banksy work ripped from wall, put up for auction A mural by British graffiti artist Banksy has been put up for auction on a US website with a guide price of up to £450,000 (HK$5.4 million) after being removed from a building in north London. The artwork ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1154136/banksy-slave-labour-bunting-boy-london-2012-put-auction
  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 27, 2014

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... habits and how they can change their ways. Darren Tang, Tai Po   Good street art should be treasured The government has been removing graffiti from parts of the city. A number of citizens have said that officials should allow some of this graffiti to remain if it is unique and, for example, represents part of our collective memory. It seems ironic that, on the one hand, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1458058/letters-editor-march-27-2014
  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 18, 2014

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:39am by LETTERS

    ... Wong Tai Sin   Graffiti is often just an act of vandalism I refer to the letter by Swanie Chung (" Government should respect street art ", March 13). I fully agree with the government's decision to remove graffiti, tags and what some people call street art. One should not forget that these "street artists" are defacing public or private property, without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1451103/letters-editor-march-18-2014
  9. 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
  10. FYI: What is latrinalia?

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai The term was devised by an American academic to refer to the graffiti found on toilet walls. Since biblical days, writing on a wall has been a way of making people sit up ... against the Almighty. Other ancient forms of graffiti can be found amid the remains of Pompeii, Italy (where the term originated). One inscription found in the preserved city warned of Celadus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596205/fyi-what-latrinalia

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