Graffiti by the artist who goes by the tag Wreck in Beijing. Photo: Liu Yuansheng
Graffiti by the artist who goes by the tag Wreck in Beijing. Photo: Liu Yuansheng
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Graffiti in China on the rise with artists even profiting from commissions – but they have to play by the rules and avoid criticising the government

  • Hit shows like Street Dance of China are helping drive interest in graffiti, but artists say more security cameras mean the underground element is disappearing
  • One 67-old-year retiree whose hobby is photographing Beijing’s graffiti has had more than 300 of his pictures turned into a book

Graffiti by the artist who goes by the tag Wreck in Beijing. Photo: Liu Yuansheng
Graffiti by the artist who goes by the tag Wreck in Beijing. Photo: Liu Yuansheng
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