Gallery: Reverse Graffiti Hits Munich Streets and Pays Homage to Green ...

 
Inspired by the sooty pollution on buildings caused by car exhaust and other city dirt, the pair initially began by selectively cleaning parts of the dirty walls. A complete contrast from traditional graffiti, which puts paint on to walls, the pair’s subtractive process not only helped clean up grime, but also illustrates a lesson in green art.

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  1. elledesign September 24, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    What a brilliant idea! I love this.

  2. lazyreader September 22, 2011 at 10:53 am

    It’s nice to these walls being cleaned if only as an advertisement. Why do they have all these hideous walls to begin with. Fences and gates which are permeable to light and see through not only offer security but are aesthetically more attractive.

    example: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d1/Ironwork.jpg

    For years Germany has debated whether November 9th should be a national holiday (the beginning of the demolition of the Berlin Wall). Maybe spend November 9th by demolishing one ugly wall.

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