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.
Let's agree to disagree.
You just weren't ready for class treasurer, sorry.
But what does this all mean?
We See What You Did There
But, seriously, what do we do?
Is this a note from my mom?
Has us doubting everything we believe in.
But, we're glad to know you're healthy.
We just ate. Thanks though?
Abecdence-only education doesn't work.
Thanks, but what does this prove?
Graffiti From Hell
What are you trying to say, Satan?
Jesus, Mary and Nicolas Cage
Art with Nicolas Cage is inherently bewildering and beautiful.
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