Different Forms of Vandalism

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Other Examples of the Crime Some examples of vandalisms include dumping trash anywhere, smashing lights, removing signs, breaking windows,13 cutting down trees without permission, spraying paint anywhere and ransacking a place.14 Pertaining to vandalism of private property, some countries have severe punishments like in Singapore, a person who will be caught is liable to imprisonment for three years and in UK, vandalism is treated as a environmental crime and may be dealt by ABSO (Anti-Social Behavior Order)15 but for other countries, like in the Philippines, it seems like the authorities are not aware of the crime. Vandalism as an Art “Studies have shown that in nearly 100% of the cases, a given agent of the public will willing participate in high profile acts of vandalism, given the opportunity to do so via mediated tele-robotic technology.” -The Institute for Applied Autonomy16 People tend to think of vandalism as the most brainless and ugly examples of destructions but vandalism can be beautiful; especially when what is being vandalized starts out ugly.17 Graffiti as a Common form of Vandalism as an Art Graffiti are crude drawings, written obscenities by gangs to different places. It came from an Italian word graffito which means scratching.18 As an art, graffiti were based from crude drawings in monuments and in other location in Egypt. The most famous graffito (singular of graffiti) is a caricature of Jesus Christ on the walls of Domus Gelotiana in Rome.19 An author named George Stowers said,5 Graffiti art originated in the late 1960's, and it has been developing ever since. However, it is not readily accepted as being art like those works that are found in a gallery or a museum. It is not strictly denied the status of genuine art because of a lack of form. Most of the opposition to graffiti art is due to its location and bold,
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