Friday, February 1, 2013

Graffiti Officially Enshrined as Art

Ah, the 1980s: No sooner was a Metro station or tunnel built than graffiti by "Cool Disco Dan" showed up around it. Back then, we thought spray-painting your name on other people's walls was, like, a misdemeanor at least.

Clinton Yates reports on the long-term outcome of Dan Hogg's graffiti habit:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/artists-are-fired-up-over-donut-shops-use-of-cool-disco-dans-name/2013/01/31/b08409c4-6bcb-11e2-8740-9b58f43c191a_story.html?wpisrc=nl_lunchln