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Categories of Graffiti

CATEGORIES OF GRAFFITI

The information on the categories of graffiti is organized by the group of writers that create a specific type of graffiti.

CATEGORY TYPE

Hip-hop

  1. writer (greater skill level than tagger)
  2. tagger subgroup

tag

throw-up/fill-in

(master)piece

Street gangs

  1. Hispanic gang subgroup (types apply primarily to this group)
  2. African-American gang subgroup
  3. Aryan Brotherhood subgroup

roll call

hit-up/placa

crossing out

RIP

Political Activist various styles and means of expressing ideas

Hobo

  • train hoppers and railroad employees
line drawings
Miscreants simple spaypaint or carved/etched messages
Various individuals - uncategorized stencils and stickers


 

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