Tag - graffiti

 
 

GRAFFITI

Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 14, 2020
Art or vandalism? Japan tries to find the right balance with street graffiti.
Tokyo looks to find the right balance between encouraging creative expression and protecting buildings from vandalism.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 25, 2019
Graffiti found on stone wall near Emperor Naruhito's residence
Graffiti was found Tuesday morning on a stone wall that surrounds the Akasaka Estate in Tokyo, where Emperor Naruhito and his family reside, police said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 4, 2019
'White power' graffiti defaces historic Tennessee civil rights site that was victim of fire
Racist graffiti was painted in the parking lot of a Tennessee social justice center that hosted giants of the 1960s U.S. civil rights movement, such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, it said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 24, 2019
Banksy-like work found in Chiba, following similar discovery in Tokyo
Graffiti on a seawall in Chiba Prefecture resembling the work of Banksy has sparked speculation over whether it is a piece by the elusive street artist, and it comes about a month after another possible work by the painter and activist was found in the nation's capital.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 22, 2018
Japan immigration bureau's tweet over pro-refugee graffiti criticized for focus on vandalism
In the tweet, the bureau wrote: “Freedom of expression is important but this is public property. Isn't it a bit much?”
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / NEWS IN NIHONGO
Aug 20, 2018
Tokyu Corp. is taking over Shibuya's walls
Tokyu Corp. will use the walls of shops and residential buildings to roll out its new promotional campaign to advertise businesses.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 28, 2018
Japanese calling the police more than ever to address nonurgent matters
Police dealt with a record-high number of consultations last year over problems that were not pressing, such as noisy neighbors and graffiti.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Apr 4, 2018
Artist Rob Judges: A boombox of creativity
Inspired by retro vibes, hip-hop, street slang and graffiti, artist Rob Judges says be unique and don't succumb to all the new tech of today.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 9, 2017
Graffiti found at Nagano's historic Zenkoji Temple
Police have launched an investigation into vandalism following the discovery of graffiti at Zenkoji Temple in the city of Nagano. Part of the temple is designated as a national treasure.
JAPAN
Jun 1, 2017
Graffiti vandals deface 11 shrines in Awaji
Eleven shrines in Awaji, Hyogo Prefecture, were hit by graffiti vandals from Tuesday to Wednesday and police suspect the same party was behind each case.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 28, 2017
Japanese graffiti artist 281_Anti Nuke takes aim at Trump
Japanese graffiti artist 281_Anti Nuke says his politically charged placards plastered around central Tokyo are meant to serve as a warning to the dangers of new U.S. President Donald Trump.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 7, 2015
Nylon references a synthetic world
The Wish Less gallery is so named for a reason. Located on a quiet backstreet of Tabata in Tokyo, it advocates "wishing less" and "acting more" by offering itself as a meeting place for visitors to discover and talk about new art.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Mar 18, 2015
Wild Style: 'the birth of hip-hop culture, set in a lost age of New York City'
In his book of essays on pop nostalgia, "Retromania," music critic Simon Reynolds writes of how we "privilege the emergent phase of a genre . . . rather than those who come later and carried on their work; the latter are settlers, not pioneers . . . but I really think you can hear the difference. In...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 15, 2015
Woman held in Osaka for allegedly turning traffic signs into street art
A woman arrested in Osaka on Wednesday on suspicion of defacing traffic signs with artsy, humorous stickers has admitted to vandalism, police said.

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