Graffiti

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Graffiti

  1. 1. Graffiti
  2. 2. Graffiti is the art of painting on walls andother public surfaces with spray paint.
  3. 3. The term was first used by the Romans toindicate writing on the wall.
  4. 4. Spray is the traditional tool, but markers andbrushes can also be used.
  5. 5. Graffiti firststarted in NewYork, in the early1970s.
  6. 6. Graffiti has always beentolerated by the law and thepublic.
  7. 7. However, graffiti is todayalso used by gangs ofvandals who want to give amessage of menace andviolence to people.
  8. 8. VERY Bad Guys
  9. 9. In the United States today there are “legal walls”– places where graffiti artists can do theirpaintings without fear of being arrested.
  10. 10. In Australia andmany other countriesgraffiti is seen as asport.Quite Good Guys
  11. 11. Graffiti is meant to be a public display foreverybody who wants to look at while walking inthe street, going to work, taking the underground.
  12. 12. The EndThank you for your kind attention!

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