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Art versus graffiti: Who calls the shots?

Given the discussion generated by my previous post, Why I love graffiti, I thought I’d follow up with a few points about ‘street art’ versus what some readers have referred to as ‘malicious graffiti’ or ‘ugly black tagging’. A couple … Continue reading

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Why I love graffiti

Over the New Year break, I read Anne Michaels’ remarkable novel, The Winter Vault. Michaels is a poet turned novelist and it shows in her lyrical prose. The Winter Vault is essentially a love story about engineer Avery and his horticulturalist wife … Continue reading

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