Starting in the 1980’s, graffiti has gained more and more respect as an art form. In fact, many graffiti artists display their work in galleries across the globe. However, while many believe the vibrant colors contribute to urban landscapes, others argue graffiti is only vandalism. In this episode of Art School, graffiti artist Neon explores the early years of Bay Area graffiti, the unique styles artists adopted, and the most popular locations they painted.

The Early Days of Bay Area Graffiti with Neon 15 May,2014Laura Robledo


Laura Robledo

Laura Robledo studied English at UC Berkeley. When she is not reading, looking up new music, or running half marathons, she loves to explore the beautiful city of San Francisco.

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