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  1. Little but photos to keep King of Kowloon's graffiti

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Responding to written questions from Civic Party vice-chairman Alan Leong Kah-kit in the Legislative Council, Acting Secretary for Home Affairs Florence Hui Hiu-fai said the condition of the graffiti ... on Tsang's calligraphy on a pillar at the pier, with a transparent polyester film mounted on its surface for protection. The government has covered another piece of his graffiti on a lamp post ...

  2. Artists call for more effort to preserve graffiti

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Graffiti created by the late 'King of Kowloon' throughout the city is fading and flaking, with some even defaced by stickers, despite calls following his death six months ago for his work to be preserved. Shortly after Tsang Tsou-choi's death in July 2007, the government promised to preserve his street calligraphy. His heavy black characters were once ...

  3. Graffiti artist to be charged with vandalism

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong French graffiti artist Zevs will appear in Eastern Court today to face a charge of vandalism. The 32-year-old was arrested along with two Hong Kong men on Monday morning for allegedly painting a Chanel logo on the facade of Chater House in Central. The three were released on police bail late on Monday night. Zevs had been invited to the city by the owner of Art ...

  4. 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: ...

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    Author dials up the horror in new novel

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:28am by GDN

    ... Monsters. Set in Detroit, the Louvre for aficionados of ruin-porn, graffiti and hipster art, it opens with the discovery of a body. "The body. The-body-the-body-the-body, she thinks. Words lose ...

  6. Police hunt for man who exposed graffiti

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are looking for an expatriate man who, at about 7pm yesterday, cut down the cloth covering a Chanel logo painted on the facade of Chater House, Central, on July 13 by the French artist Zevs. The 31-year-old artist, whose real name is Chri ...

  7. Design graduate punished for graffiti spree

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... estimated would cost HK$236,000 to rectify. Magistrate Anthony Kwok Kai-on said the punishment fitted the offence because it involved painting and cleaning. 'You respect art and graffiti ... The court heard police became aware of graffiti on the MTR train carriage and Bank of China windows, and on cable poles and walls in malls, in November last year and caught Tang red-handed. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Exhibition hope for 'king's' graffiti

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for Home Affairs Florence Hui Hiu-fai told the Legislative Council the government had been taking photographs of Tsang's graffiti instead of physically preserving them, as their poor condition ...

  10. Graffiti guerillas swap cans for chisels to carve 3D totems

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the German rural town of Oberursel. Loomit, from the bustling metropolis of Munich, is among the first graffiti artists waging guerilla warfare across German cities. When they met, confrontation ... a movement known as schnitzing- carving wood sculptures of graffiti. Schnitzing- from the German word schnitz meaning carving- takes graffiti from inner city walls and into sculpture parks ...




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