Saturday, January 5th, 2008

subway graffiti

If you have been in New York lately, the subway system you know is not the colorful subway of the late 70s and 80s. In the late 70s kids started doing graffiti masterpieces on the subways and this went on for many years after. There was a PBS documentary documenting just this called Style Wars. Here is the intro sequence:

But all things must come to an end. Here is a clip from the UK about the cracking down of the graffiti:

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