Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Addressing graffiti as a quality of life issue is complicated. Positive art form? Self-expression? Contesting ownership of urban public space? Gang warfare? While there is a lot of nuance, and a lot of different situations, this article from the Daily News shows what an outrage graffiti can sometimes cause. Vandals recently defaced a mural to a fallen FDNY officer killed on 9/11.