Everyone in street art and graffiti seems to have their own very personal interpretation of history. Just think back to the controversy surrounding Freedom’s recent list of The 50 Greatest NYC Graffiti Artists. I’ve always been fascinated with the little stories that don’t fit the dominant narrative, and with all of those unique spins on history out there, street art and graffiti have a lot of great stories and factoids that haven’t quite made the front page, even if they are about some of the scene’s top artists. That’s why I’ve decided to share a few of my favorite lesser-known anecdotes in this list of 25 Things You Didn't Know About the History of Street Art.
25 Things You Didn't Know About the History of Street Art