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It’s really difficult to pin down what you might call a manifesto of graffiti writers. Graffiti is always a political act, insofar as it questions and confronts some of our most basic ideologies, like our concept of property. Still, in America, writers are mostly not overtly political. But, in general, we could say that graffiti culture’s central thesis is that art is crime, and crime is art. In this way of thinking, academic navel-gazing confined to art galleries and funded by extravagant...