06
Aug
08

Degenerate lowlife behaviour

I have previously posted photographs of the Street Art created during the Cans Festival in Leake Street, under London’s Waterloo railway station.

This afternoon, passing through the underpass, I was shocked to see that most of the works have been defaced by paint-spray -toting degenerates, whose height of creativity is daubing their tag on walls.

Some of the paintings damaged were the work of Banksy whose work has been sold for £250,000 (US$480,000). As with all Street Art their value was immaterial, I am just dismayed by the wanton destruction of art. Are they such cretins, that their only reaction is to destroy rather than be inspired to create their own art?


3 Responses to “Degenerate lowlife behaviour”


  1. 7 August, 2008 at 9:14 am

    Some people are real cretins and would deserve to be punished for their actions. Street art can be great and I like it but spraying your initials on a wall, a train or phone box is not art but stupidity and they should be punished for it by having to clean up and repaint the walls.

  2. 7 August, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    How very sad…. I enjoy Street Art like which you’ve shown. Yes, I agree that destroying this art is the work of degenerate lowlife behavior.

  3. 30 November, 2008 at 1:45 am

    Oh the glaring irony of this 😀


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