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Flaking walls (August 2017). The medium of the work or the surface may also have limited longevity and so either the paint fades or the surface crumbles.

Flaking walls (August 2017). The medium of the work or the surface may also have limited longevity and so either the paint fades or the surface crumbles.

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Graffiti is a controversial subject and fraught with ambiguities and contradictions. However, the recent global success of artists such as Banksy, Melbourne’s booming graffiti tourism, and the rise of the ‘creative city’ discourse, have blurred the lines between what some regard as vandalism and some as public art. As such, graffiti has increasingl...

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... lines between media are further blurred with recent installations of advertisements in the form of murals, and in other instances, billboards have been erected over street art murals. The mural advertisements are aimed at younger consumers and include the promotion of alcoholic drinks (see Figure 49), television shows and electronic devices (see Figure 50). ...

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