Conclusion: What is the Difference?




Made efforts to bring art world to the public

Artist as outsider to society

Art within reach of the public

Art as reflecting social unrest and change

Graffiti is not always seen as beautifying

PWAP murals were often seen as reflecting neighborhood aesthetics

PWAP  murals are valued

Graffiti is the subject of eradication programs

Graffiti seen as “what is wrong with Society”

Graffiti writers are elusive and complete work overnight

Murals are done publicly and openly and there is often interaction between artists and the public.