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Contemporary Graffiti Lingo

  • Black Book graffiti artist’s sketchbook
  • Bomb graffiti over a large area
  • Crew group of graffiti artists
  • King expert graffiti artist
  • Piece “masterpiece”
  • Tag signature
  • Toy novice graffiti artist
  • Writer graffiti artist
  • Heaven Spots graffiti painted in hard-to-reach areas

DAZE. Bronx, NY, 1982. Photo: Martha Cooper. From Art in the Streets, Skira Rizzoli.