Introduction to Graffiti <ul><li>Late 1960’s graffiti grew in popularity. </li></ul><ul><li>During the 1970’s graffiti exi...
80’s Graffiti <ul><li>Graffiti became very big in the 80’s having being started in the late 60’s early 70’s. This is one o...
80’s Artists <ul><li>Cope2 </li></ul><ul><li>Fernando Carlo wrote Cope2 </li></ul><ul><li>One of the biggest in the 80’s <...
90’s Graffiti <ul><li>During the 90’s a lot of the police were stepping up with clearing out graffiti and partoling areas ...
90’s Artists <ul><li>AGUA </li></ul><ul><li>AGUA was a Philadlephia based artist in the 90’s </li></ul>http://farm3.static...
Current Graffiti <ul><li>A lot of the graffiti that is popular in the current time is sticker art with some big pieces sti...
Current Graffiti Artists <ul><li>Neck Face </li></ul><ul><li>Neck face is a sticker artist  </li></ul><ul><li>Runs out of ...
Graffiti <ul><li>A blanket  term </li></ul>
Writers <ul><li>Common form </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of words </li></ul><ul><li>Hands </li></ul><ul><li>Hallows </li></u...
Stickers <ul><li>Common </li></ul><ul><li>Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper box’s </li></ul><ul><li>Ink </li></ul><ul...
Street Art <ul><li>Rare </li></ul><ul><li>Portrays a message </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t self promote </li></ul><ul><li>Ofte...
Murals <ul><li>Philadelphia Mural Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit </li></ul><ul><li>Community based </li></ul><ul><li>Fre...
Police Response <ul><li>Require that spray paint sold in stores be locked in cabinets as opposed to placed on open display...
Media Response <ul><li>“ Graffiti destroys neighborhoods. It is one of the most visible signs of a neighborhood in decline...
Citizen Response <ul><li>Small Business owners are angry because graffiti draws away customers. </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens...
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    1. 2. Introduction to Graffiti <ul><li>Late 1960’s graffiti grew in popularity. </li></ul><ul><li>During the 1970’s graffiti existed mostly in clubs through rock bands. </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia was home to legendary writers such as Cornbread. </li></ul><ul><li>Late 1970’s Subway art became popular. </li></ul><ul><li>Most graffiti began as “protest art.” </li></ul><ul><li>1985 Vandal squads were formed. </li></ul>
    2. 3. 80’s Graffiti <ul><li>Graffiti became very big in the 80’s having being started in the late 60’s early 70’s. This is one of the most famous time periods for graffiti. </li></ul>http://www.flight808.com/wp-content/2007/08/brazilgraff.jpg
    3. 4. 80’s Artists <ul><li>Cope2 </li></ul><ul><li>Fernando Carlo wrote Cope2 </li></ul><ul><li>One of the biggest in the 80’s </li></ul><ul><li>Designs graffiti designs for Converse and Adidas </li></ul><ul><li>Zephyr </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Witten </li></ul><ul><li>Created new styles </li></ul><ul><li>Does lectures on graffiti and has written a few books </li></ul>
    4. 5. 90’s Graffiti <ul><li>During the 90’s a lot of the police were stepping up with clearing out graffiti and partoling areas with high graffiti concentration. At this point rooftop pieces became more common and subway art became almost non existant when the transit authorities got rid of the old trains and trolleys and put in ones that were harder to paint. </li></ul>http://www.rainierpr.co.uk/blog/uploaded_images/graffiti-715478.jpeg http://prisonsociety.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/08/16abandoned_prison_graffiti.jpg
    5. 6. 90’s Artists <ul><li>AGUA </li></ul><ul><li>AGUA was a Philadlephia based artist in the 90’s </li></ul>http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2399/2255272302_300bf40ea3.jpg?v=0 http://www.robotswillkill.com/graffiti08262007164655agdonebyrevok.jpg
    6. 7. Current Graffiti <ul><li>A lot of the graffiti that is popular in the current time is sticker art with some big pieces still being up up , tagging is very common, so that people can just get their names out. </li></ul>http://www.artasauthority.com/KAI/KAI4.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2019/2238756639_a688f44116.jpg?v=0
    7. 8. Current Graffiti Artists <ul><li>Neck Face </li></ul><ul><li>Neck face is a sticker artist </li></ul><ul><li>Runs out of California, New York, Australia and Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Has decorated skateboards for major companies </li></ul><ul><li>Nose </li></ul><ul><li>Nose is a sticker artists </li></ul><ul><li>From Philadlephia </li></ul><ul><li>Character based graffiti </li></ul>
    8. 9. Graffiti <ul><li>A blanket term </li></ul>
    9. 10. Writers <ul><li>Common form </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of words </li></ul><ul><li>Hands </li></ul><ul><li>Hallows </li></ul><ul><li>Throw-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Pieces </li></ul>
    10. 11. Stickers <ul><li>Common </li></ul><ul><li>Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper box’s </li></ul><ul><li>Ink </li></ul><ul><li>Stencil </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Trades </li></ul>
    11. 12. Street Art <ul><li>Rare </li></ul><ul><li>Portrays a message </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t self promote </li></ul><ul><li>Often Obscure </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of mediums </li></ul>
    12. 13. Murals <ul><li>Philadelphia Mural Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit </li></ul><ul><li>Community based </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Graffiti network </li></ul><ul><li>Involves former graffiti artists </li></ul>
    13. 14. Police Response <ul><li>Require that spray paint sold in stores be locked in cabinets as opposed to placed on open display shelves. also must be over 18 to buy. </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia debated the banning of spray paint but then decided against it. </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone hotlines for residents to report graffiti vandalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix police also treat graffiti vandalism in progress as a 911 priority. </li></ul><ul><li>Project SCRUB — Stop Crime and Reduce Urban Blight. Project SCRUB requires convicted graffiti offenders to do up to 80 hours of community service work. </li></ul>
    14. 15. Media Response <ul><li>“ Graffiti destroys neighborhoods. It is one of the most visible signs of a neighborhood in decline,” says Kevin Feeley, deputy mayor for communications </li></ul><ul><li>PAGN (philadelphia anti graffiti network) - administered by Mayor's Office of Community Service, helps youth create murals at selected sites throughout the city. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mural Arts Program, founded in 1984 to help provide alternatives for former graffiti writers. </li></ul><ul><li>Street Art Mural for Mickey Mouse's 75th Anniversary for StreetVirus Agency spray-painted by renowned graffiti old-school artists Wombat and SP ONE draws big attention from media. </li></ul>
    15. 16. Citizen Response <ul><li>Small Business owners are angry because graffiti draws away customers. </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens are angry because kids only seem to get a &quot;slap on the wrist&quot; when caught in the act of vandalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Concerns were raised that even when the signs are posted the youth at the park after hours do not appear to be getting a summons. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-06-26-3914225230_x.htm </li></ul>

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