10 Facts about Vandalism & “Images of Graffiti Done Right”

10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"

10 Facts about Vandalism & “Images of Graffiti Done Right”

  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"
  • 10 Facts about Vandalism & "Images of Graffiti Done Right"

10 Facts about Vandalism & “Images of Graffiti Done Right”

Although most of the images on this page are of street art, they are still vandalism in the general sense.

I Ithought if I was going to do a fact list on vandalism I’d at least show beautiful vandalism. Enjoy.

Facts about Vandalism!

What is Vandalism?

FACT: Vandalism is deliberately mischievous or malicious destruction or damage of property.

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Who commits Vandalism?

FACT: Boys are more likely to commit vandalism than girls with most vandalism being done by 15 – 20 year old males.

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First use of the word Vandalism

FACT: The term “vandalism” was first coined by the Abbe Henri Gregoire, the Bishop of Blois in 1794.

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First use of the word Graffiti

FACT: The word graffiti is derived from the Greek word “Γραφή” (grafí = writing) and the Italian word “graffito” = scratch/inscribe!

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Street artists names

FACT: Street artists have no names and surnames (only their aliases), they have no face, you will almost never see them, as they “work” when you are sound asleep!

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Random Facts about Vandalism

FACT: Athens is among the five most well-known cities in the world when it comes to pieces of street art. The rest of the list includes Melbourne, Berlin, Sao Paolo and Lisbon.

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FACT: The famous artist WD has pieces of his work all over the world, while during the last few years he is doing brilliant work in Athens, with his most well-known piece being the famous angry owl below!

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FACT: Graffiti artists aim to impress their “colleagues”, not to be liked by the public!

Facts about Vandalism!

FACT: In some countries, street artists get paid to convey their art on buildings, even by the governments!

FACT: The most frequent targets of vandalism are those located in public spaces, or those on private properties that are open to public view. Properties where no one has direct responsibility for the area, or those that seem less well guarded, are also frequent targets of vandalism or graffiti.

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BONUS FACT ABOUT VANDALISM: Penalties typically include fines, imprisonment in county jail, or both. In addition, a person convicted of vandalism is frequently ordered to wash, repair or replace the damaged property (known as “restitution”), and/or participate in programs to clean up graffiti and other forms of vandalism.

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