Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Toronto's Struggle with Graffiti - Art?

Photo from: 'The Star'.

Anyone who lives in the Toronto area or who follows the news in Toronto, is no doubt aware of struggle the city is having with graffiti. The nub of the problem is the lack of discretion of many graffiti artists in painting on the sides of privately owned buildings, garage doors, and fences. The city requires owners to clean the graffiti off and this costs money which owners have to pony up for.

A recent public forum examined whether graffiti is an artform and if it is, do graffiti artists have rights to publicly present their works?

Please click here to be taken to the Star's article on the public forum.

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