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File:Sidewalk Penis and Boobs.jpg|The old standbys, outlines of penises , on the corner of SE 8th and Division.  
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File:Sidewalk Penis and Boobs.jpg|The classic cock and balls, here 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.
 
File:Smile Graffiti Artists crop.jpg|Some business owners, it seems, do not like graffiti.
 
File:Smile Graffiti Artists crop.jpg|Some business owners, it seems, do not like graffiti.

Revision as of 23:11, 21 May 2011

Like all cities, Portland has a lot of 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. Business owners are in a constant low-level conflict with street artists, taggers and other individuals, and often paint over tags and graffiti (sometimes creating a graffiti that is even less attractive).

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