27 Jun '11, 9am

This Graffiti Is Now Art: Photo: B. Alter It's got a frame around it; so it must be art. Thi... th.bp #green #USRC

It's got a frame around it; so it must be art. This street art by famed (and bankable) graffiti artist Banksy appeared earlier this week on the side of a house in north London. Within 24 hours it was covered over with plywood. And within another 24 hours it was framed and protected with plexi-glass. Does that make it art? Earlier this month we questioned when graffiti was art and when it wasn't. This philosophical debate was initiated because a graffiti artist named Tox was convicted of criminal damage. Photo: banksy : the original Then Banksy, posted this piece in support of his comrade. Instead of being charged as well, his piece has been enshrined. Is this a double standard? Photo: B. Alter: interim covering We all have our own view of which is art and which isn't. The prosecutor in the Tox case had his. He said: "He is no Banksy. He doesn't have the artistic skills, so...

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This Graffiti Is Now Art

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It's got a frame around it; so it must be art. This street art by famed (and bankable) graffiti artist Banksy appeared ear...

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