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Art Industry Issue, Graffiti as Art

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Art Industry Issue, Graffiti as Art

Studio Art - James Borg

Question 7-Identify an art industry issue that you have studied this year.

-Identify and describe key ideas and/or concerns in the issue.

-What do you think about the issue.

Art Industry Issue

-Is graffiti becoming more of a crime than art and how can it be controlled.

Graffiti originated in New York in the late 1970s. It started off with locals writing their names on walls and subway train just for fame. Before and after that though there were other types of graffiti such as political statements. Graffiti these days is mostly "tagging" which is the act of marking a surface with a quick scrawl, stencils are common in the city and large aerosol pieces are usually found alongside train lines.

The main issue dealing with graffiti these days is how to prevent it. At the same time there are parties that argue we need graffiti and it is an important form of art. Most people trying to prevent graffiti are usually only against the art being produced illegally, that is on private property without permission of

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