Drawing on walls began ages ago. In Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece, people would write poems or draw caricatures on walls. Modern graffiti originated in Philadelphia in the 1960s under the name of tags and the new art form spread in the 1970s. Why do some artists choose to write on walls?
What is a graffiti?
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Crédits : Martha Cooper
Martha Cooper, Graffiti Died by Json & Seen, 2/15, 1982.