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09.17.09 Will Sherman

This fall, a new documentary on Houston street art is hitting the film circuit. Directed by Alex Luster, “Stick Em Up” follows local artists, critics and officials for the story behind the city’s “overshadowed world of wheat pasting.” Among the revelations: Houston police apparently could care less about street art. Watch as cops drive right […]

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08.04.09 Will Sherman

A Texas teenager is going down as Corpus Christi’s “most prolific” and severely punished graffiti writer. 19-year-old Ralph Mirabal was sentenced yesterday to eight years in prison and a $5000 fine for a string of graffiti charges. After being arrested last summer for tagging “some 30 homes and businesses,” Mirabal agreed to a plea deal […]

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07.29.09 Bucky Turco

In what should be considered a big victory for both property owners and vandals, a new law in September will prevent the city of Wichita Falls, TX from fining businesses and residents for not removing graffiti. Under the current law, property owners are given 15 days to remove the offending outdoor art or face a […]

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