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  1. 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
  2. Banksy is making his mark in the art world

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... paintings and stencil graffiti garner much debate among eminent critics and columnists, all musing about the distinction between art and vandalism. When does vandalism become art? When people like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616508/banksy-making-his-mark-art-world
  3. News - World - ART

    Controversial 'Slave Labour' mural by Banksy up for sale again

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Sincura director Tony Baxter said his group did "not condone any acts of wanton vandalism or other illegal activity" and said that they were "entirely satisfied that the mural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1236356/controversial-slave-labour-mural-banksy-sale-again
  4. London

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Hughes

    ... Mark Hughes Love it or loathe it, graffiti is endemic in most cities in the world. Some consider it vandalism, others consider it street art. Invariably, it is a form of protest, whether ... vandalism debate took a new turn last week, with a work by a man who goes under the pseudonym 'Banksy' having sold at Sotheby's auction house in London for GBP102,000 (HK$1.55 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/581980/london
  5. Love Art

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cammy Yiu

    ... with a green Mohawk haircut. Regarded as potent street art by some, others see the graffiti as subversive vandalism. He was regarded as a criminal in the early 1990s and even sought by the police, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634023/love-art

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