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  1. Anti-graffiti crusade gets messy

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney An Australian MP's crusade against graffiti backfired when he spent five hours scrubbing off what turned out to be a specially commissioned piece of street art. Steve Pratt invited the media to witness his one-man campaign, calling the artwork painted on the side of a concrete bridge in Canberra an 'obnoxious piece of vivid graffiti ...

  2. Abusive graffiti daubed on wall outside police station

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Police are investigating an incident in which graffiti abusing the force was daubed on a wall outside the Sha Tin police station yesterday. The two-metre-long slogan, in English ... arrested. Detectives from Sha Tin police station have been told to track down the person responsible for the graffiti. One of the investigators said it was possible that someone had daubed ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 'Bunees' egged on by graffiti artists

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Celia Yu

    ... Celia Yu Ten children dressed as rabbits joined two internationally known graffiti artists yesterday, spraying brightly coloured paint around a Kwun Tong shopping mall. But no one objected ... to turn a graffiti wall into a mural with an Easter theme. Six-year-old Michelle Kwan painted an Easter egg and a small flower on the wall. She said she had never drawn graffiti before. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. The King of Kowloon's death draws calls to save graffiti legacy

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Olga Wong

    ... Department spokesman declined to say if any of Tsang's graffiti would be preserved in the art museum. ...

  7. Writing's on the wall in graffiti artists' own warehouse space

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Six Keyz has evolved [rapidly],' says Drift. The result of their efforts can be seen in today's exhibition, titled Burn, by New York graffiti artists Pen1 and Drift. The men decline to reveal their real name or identities because of the sometimes subversive and illegal nature of their work (public graffiti is still forbidden by law in Hong Kong). 'It's also nice ...

  8. Hong Kong artists get in on the graffiti action

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai KS, a 23-year-old freelance designer, has been doing graffiti since Form Five. 'At first, I found it a thrilling experience because I was breaking the law. But as I learned more about the history and meaning of graffiti, I didn't see it as vandalism.' Some artists create graffiti to convey social or political messages, while others want people ...

  9. Treat for graffiti lovers

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun It's a long way from spray-painting walls in New York to being a commissioned artist flying around the world, but that's what graffiti artist JonOne (John Perello, below) has become. The Harlem-raised street artist is back in Hong Kong thanks to the brand Quiksilver. Until Tuesday, the artist will be working on a large canvas at Festival Walk. Those ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Street artist find new outlet for free speech

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Yangon Graffiti is becoming an increasingly popular media for artists in Yangon to express their views on anything from censorship to money laundering Street artists walk road ... to a new generation of Yangon street artists whose often politically charged graffiti was almost unthinkable before Myanmar's recent burst of reforms. That began to change when a semi-civilian ...




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