Graffiti .docx - Brandi El Adnani Composition I Professor Sasha Ruggierri 5 July 2018 Grafitti The graffiti in this case is less stylized incorporating

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Brandi El Adnani Composition I Professor Sasha Ruggierri 5 July 2018 Grafitti The graffiti, in this case, is less stylized, incorporating blocks of letters in what is referred to as “hit-ups”. The Six Duce Coast area of LA shows numbers and changes in wording. By using basic lettering approach, the word six is spelt by a “C”, to enhance their “Crip” uniqueness (Alonso). A long arrow is pointed towards letters that cannot be clearly read. The arrow is a symbol of territorial boundary and that the authors of the graffiti state that the hood belongs to the 62 ECC Crips (Alonso). The graffiti details other numbers used throughout the artwork whose meaning is vague. In this respect, therefore, does such graffiti merit enough as an excuse of art? Street art, you see, is a highly publicized aspect. On one hand, there are those like Elura Emerald, an American artist, who is associated with New York’s exhibition, who suggests that artists are merely expressing themselves through street art. Then on the other side, there are
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