Letter to the Editor | Responses to graffiti and I-976
Last updated 1/15/2020 at 1:20pm
A Mukilteo resident was quoted in a Beacon article as saying that graffiti is not art. Well, it depends. The article was accompanied by a photograph of graffiti in, I believe, the Japanese Gulch. The graffiti was, indeed, defacement of property, illegal, and socially unacceptable. It was also pleasing to my eye, appeared drawn freehand, and creative. Thus, it is also art. Unfortunately, our society seems to give more opportunity for keen minds to rig the financial system against working people than there are opportunities for creative expression.
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