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Like all cities, Portland has '''graffiti art''', '''tagging''', '''vandalism''', and any other words one might use for '''graffiti'''. And like other cities, considerable controversy exists over what is [[public art]] and personal expression, and what is destructive defacement of property. And business owners are in a constant low-level conflict with street artists and other individuals.
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Like all cities, Portland has '''graffiti art''', '''tagging''', '''vandalism''', and any other words one might use for '''graffiti'''. And like other cities, considerable controversy exists over what is [[public art]] and personal expression, and what is destructive defacement of public and private property. And business owners are in a constant low-level conflict with street artists and other individuals.
  
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File:Sidewalk Penis and Boobs.jpg|The old standbys, ejaculating penis and doughnut boobs, on the corner of SE 8th and Division.  
 
File:Sidewalk Penis and Boobs.jpg|The old standbys, ejaculating penis and doughnut boobs, on the corner of SE 8th and Division.  
 
File:Baby Hanging Station.jpg|Bathrooms are also a common venue for graffiti, as this baby hanging station illustrates.
 
File:Baby Hanging Station.jpg|Bathrooms are also a common venue for graffiti, as this baby hanging station illustrates.

Revision as of 16:50, 21 May 2011

Like all cities, Portland has graffiti art, tagging, vandalism, and any other words one might use for graffiti. And like other cities, considerable controversy exists over what is public art and personal expression, and what is destructive defacement of public and private property. And business owners are in a constant low-level conflict with street artists and other individuals.

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