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Banksy Coronavirus Graffiti Removed from the London Underground

The latest Banksy coronavirus graffiti has been removed from the London underground. The TFL cited their ‘strict anti-graffiti policy’ as the reason.

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by Jo Charnock, July 25, 2020

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Banksy Coronavirus Graffiti Removed from the London Underground

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The latest Banksy coronavirus graffiti has been removed from the London underground. The TFL cited their ‘strict anti-graffiti policy’ as the reason.

by Jo Charnock , July 25, 2020

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Melbourne’s most prolific graffiti vandal, Nost, jailed.

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The most prolific graffiti vandal in Melbourne, Shane Newman aka Nost was finally caught and sentenced in 2017. Read more here.

by Jo Charnock , July 14, 2020

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The Offenses of Graffiti Taggers

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Here at Ablate, we are graffiti removal experts in Melbourne. In this section we will talk about the hidden human costs to remove graffiti, graffiti taggers and the cost of vandalism.

by Jo Charnock , June 30, 2020

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World Cup graffiti

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The World Cup brought more than football to Russia, it brought art to the hosting cities. There was a bloom of graffiti that pictured not only players but also traditional symbols from Russia and memorable occurrences from the 2018 World Cup. Probably the two most iconic pieces were the faces of Lionel Messi and Cristiano […]

by Yair Frid , September 4, 2018

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Memorial of Eurydice Dixon painted with offensive graffiti.

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The public memorial for Eurydice Dixon was vandalised with offensive graffiti on the same day a public vigil in her honour was held. Firefighters had to remove the graffiti with a high-pressure hose. Eurydice was a 22 year old comedian who was raped and murdered by a man who has been identified as Jaymes Todd, […]

by Yair Frid , September 4, 2018

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Three dead graffiti artists in London

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Three men were killed by a freight train in south-west London, while they were trying to create graffiti in the area. The victims were identified as Jack Gilbert, 23, Harrison Scott-Hood, 23, and Alberto Fresneda Carrasco, 19, whom were presumably painting graffiti because spray cans were found close to their bodies. The incident happened between […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Racist graffiti on Sydney’s University

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Racist graffiti was found in the University of Sydney, the target on this occasion were Asians. With tags reading ‘Stop the Asian invasion’ or ‘Kill all Asians’, the campus was attacked with graffiti and also posters. The residential college housing building ‘International House’, which harbour more than 200 students from Australia and overseas, was also […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Graffiti problem in Melbourne transport

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There are many consequences of graffiti offences in the public transport, from increasing costs of removal to accidents and delays. The annual expense of cleaning up across the network has increased to over $10 million, money that could be used to improve the network instead. Every month, tags have to be removed from stations and […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Graffiti all over the Royal Wedding

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The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated on 19th May, brought a lot of attention to Windsor, a small town situated 34 km to the west of London. The historic town is known to be the place of one of the official residences of the British Royal Family, therefore it has always […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Good side of graffiti, bringing children together

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The English artists Rosie Woods painted a stunning and colourful cockatoo in the new post office building at Emu Park in Queensland. The graffiti impressed all the residents and brought together children that were interested in the artists’ process. Rosie was commissioned by the Livingstone Shire Council as part of the Placemaking program to paint […]

by Yair Frid , April 26, 2018

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