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Graffiti isn't ART! its vandalism!

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Bamzie PFK, May 21, 2002.

  1. Bamzie PFK

    Bamzie PFK New Jack

    Joined: Mar 1, 2002 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    this is for an english esasay, i need both arguments for and against. post plz...
    and the know whow...

    keep writin':crazy:

    -MOE LESTER- Guest

    why do you kids always have to write about graffiti? write about fluffy bunnies or pedophiles
  3. REZK one

    REZK one Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 23, 2002 Messages: 235 Likes Received: 0
    i would never write about graffiti cause people just don't understand it and thats good. i think some people i could bomb their front door with them watching and they'd stand there wondering what the hell was going on and by the time they realize what happened i'd be gone. oh yeah about the topic. i think if it has tons of style and great colors and a good grasp for what they are doing than it is art, but some toy doin a JNCO tag on his school bus is vandalism.
  4. CAPS

    CAPS Member

    Joined: Oct 23, 2001 Messages: 658 Likes Received: 0

    well this is odd because I am writing an article for the local paper on graff so I feel your pain.

    Personally I would say that graff at it's heart, and I mean HEART is about creativity. The line blurs into vandalism in only a few aspects. When graff is done on public or private property YES of coarse it's vandalism but in the fact that it takes creativity (even the most busted gang throwie or pen tag took someone to CREATE it) is at its heart .....art. Graff can be looked at as nothing more than man's basic instinct to scratch on a cave wall to tell a story, claim ownership, or to simply be creative.

    My thought.

  5. BizOne

    BizOne Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2000 Messages: 1,044 Likes Received: 0
    Vandalism = Illegal destruction of another person's property

    95% of graffiti doesn't "destroy" anything. Paint fades.
  6. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    i wrote an essay like this for english 12 and got 94 % , but too bad i threw it in the garbage as soon as summer came around
  7. ctrl+alt+del

    ctrl+alt+del Guest

    i almost always write about conspiracy theories. teachers thing im odd.
  8. Bamzie PFK

    Bamzie PFK New Jack

    Joined: Mar 1, 2002 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    thanx, but im a writer...

    sorry bout this thread, but there's no fuckin writin about graf anywhere! no good stuff at least. every1s i hate graf this, and ban graf that...
    its fuckin annoying!
    the only thing "for" graf is the sites. and the only writin' goin on there is the fuckin pieces.

    thanx neway...
    i would like some more posts.

    now thats an idea!:idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea:
  9. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    and why the fuck do they always come on here and expect us to write the fucking things FOR them
  10. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    its bad enough that you write to get a name up.."cry out to the world"
    but its straight gay when you want your class to know that you're a "tagger"
  11. d-town_bomber

    d-town_bomber Veteran Member

    Joined: May 20, 2001 Messages: 7,032 Likes Received: 2
    that is straight gay hahaha
  12. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    yeah i hate it when people see me sketching and ask me stupid questions.

    i wrote an essay on skratch music one time. it was pretty terrible.
  13. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    wrong. Graffiti = illegal defacement of public or private property.
    if you write with water soluable ink on a storefront, it's still graffiti.
    plus... some surfaces (stone, slate, some concrete) becomes weaker after
    getting painted and even more so after getting buffed.

    * dont paint on stone *

    and then there's scratches and etch....

    think of it like this...
    Everyone likes a well painted 'mural' production.
    Only writters even understand scratches and most tags.
    Art is in the eye of the beholder... and I'd say only 10% of graff woud be
    called art by the majority of people.
  14. sneak

    sneak Guest

    there are only so many things u can say bout moe
  15. -MOE LESTER-

    -MOE LESTER- Guest

    im demented, thats all there is to say