He was arrested for graffiti, but Clayton Pettet won't rest until the world sees his art.
In 2007, I saw posters and graffiti all over Havana denouncing el bloqueo, the embargo against Cuba.
Just to refresh, the graffiti artist Banksy started a month-long residency in New York City at the beginning of this month.
1851, for ancient wall inscriptions found in the ruins of Pompeii, from Italian graffiti, plural of graffito "a scribbling," a diminutive formation from graffio "a scratch or scribble," from graffiare "to scribble," ultimately from Greek graphein "to scratch, draw, write" (see -graphy). Sense extended 1877 to recently made crude drawings and scribbling.