The Urban Art of Tel Aviv

04/26/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

It's called by many names -- graffiti, vandalism, post-graffiti, or simply "street art."

As I've traveled around the world, it's always interested me how a culture represents itself through street art. Political statements, beautiful works of art, acts of vulgarity, or just plain bizarre -- it's always fascinating.

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Photos taken February 24, 2010 by Jennifer Utz.