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10.07.13 Bucky Turco

We don’t get sentimental when it comes to street art getting defaced, no matter who it is. After all, the genre is born out of graffiti, an illegal art form that has a long history of intense competition and writers going over other writers. Having said that, it seems like New York’s taggers (and unwitting […]

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05.21.10 Bucky Turco

Within hours of it going up in Long Island City, another Banksy piece has been vandalized by OMAR, once again leaving various street art forums sitting shiva and inflicting another casualty in NYC’s graffiti wars! UPDATE: See video of OMAR ragging Banksy’s Soho piece in broad daylight below. Video: rattrap nyc […]

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05.19.10 Bucky Turco

Street artist fans the world over are likely in collective mourning with news that some of Banksy’s latest work in Manhattan has succumbed to the laws of the streets. Graffiti writer OMAR, smashed two of the stenciler’s pieces with silver paint and although it’s doubtful that he even knows ROBBO, did give him a shout, […]

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