Graffiti has a relatively short, but no less glorious artistic tradition. Its potential for social impact, by way of its existence in the public sphere, can't quite be measured, and many of today's celebrated artists have their roots in the graffiti scene.
But sometimes graffiti is just the work of a of jerk with a spray can. After all, who hates dolphins? Or truly believes that "abecdence" is the only way to curb teen pregnancy?
Below are 13 acts of graffiti that will leave you asking, “Why was a perfectly good wall ruined for this?” Take a look, and let us know if any of these strange works of art speak to you.