Graffiti | Street Art or Crime

When it comes to graffiti, people seem to have different views. Some believe it to be an act of crime or even property destruction, while others think of it as an art form to be preserved. But for all intents and purposes, graffiti has existed since ancient times and has also given us great knowledge …

How to Remove Graffiti from Painted Walls

Graffiti can be a work of art that expresses the true potential of the creator’s artistic ability. Unfortunately, most of the graffiti that you see on roads and highways throughout the country is illegal. Graffiti removal implies scratching letters, pictures or images from walls of structures, walkways, and so forth. These markings are prohibited by …

The Evolution of Graffiti

Graffiti or “graffito” (meaning scratched in Italian) has been around for centuries and has been found on ancient Greek buildings and monuments, even being traced back to Alexander’s time in the fourth century BC. But it really took off in the 1960’s as a form of anti-war mode of expression. In recent times it has …

Removing Graffiti from Trees

Graffiti can be termed as a form of art that is democratic and non-monetized and often used as a channel of expressing one’s resentment against the non-tolerant societal dictums. Deferential painters abstain from utilising private property and trees as their canvas. However, not everyone is that considerate. Trees are frequently treated as notice sheets for …

Graffiti – Artist found Solution for Dirty Walls

Just imagine this scenario – you have to regularly commute to work through pedestrian subways and tunnels and are appalled by the dirty side walls that greet you every day. The local council is not interested in cleaning them up as it’s a recurring expenditure. Their point of view? A citizen is not inconvenienced in …

How to clean Graffiti

Whatever way one may look at it, even from an aesthetic angle, graffiti done without permission is vandalism. Therefore before taking up any graffiti cleaning project one should call the local police department and keep the photos as record. It might help to collect damages if the “tagger” is ever traced. Removing graffiti is an …

Graffiti The Untold Story

Graffiti is the images and letters that are scribbled or scratched on public property. In many countries around the world, defacing of buildings, bus stops, any civic property or residential homes without owner’s consent is punishable under law. Graffiti is not a new phenomenon – it has existed for centuries and excavations of ancient Greek …