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Origin of graffiti
usage note for graffiti
OTHER WORDS FROM graffitigraf·fi·tist, noun
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Graffiti was borne out of the South Bronx streets as one of the key pillars of the hip-hop movement.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The amount of graffiti on such a wall would depend on the commitment of its defenders.
Goldman is now dead, but his family still runs his business and maintains the graffiti wall.Graffiti Artists Turn on Banksy: The Rise of Art Hate|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two years later and sober, he was still acting out, facing 17 years for graffiti and vandalism.
Like most graffiti artists, she keeps a low profile and her identity is a secret.Who Is Bambi, the Artist Behind Kim Kardashian’s Wedding-Gift Portrait?|Justin Jones|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With reference to the graffiti, one singular circumstance mentioned by De Rossi is worth repeating here.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
We stayed two days at Eriosh to study the graffiti and tombs.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
Among the graffiti in Pompeii are examples of the same subtle symbolism.The Bon Gaultier Ballads|William Edmonstoune Aytoun
Graffiti may, indeed, tell us something about degrees of literacy.The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window and Bog-House Miscellany|Hurlo Thrumbo (pseudonym)
The pavement of the whole cathedral is composed of graffiti in coloured marble pictures.Cathedral Cities of Italy|William Wiehe Collins