Nearly 5,000 311 calls related to graffiti were made in 2016 in San Antonio, an analysis by the Rivard Report shows.
Content Under Pressure (CUP) will return to the Paint Yard at 525 San Pedro Ave., and this year’s three-day aerosol arts festival will build on its original foundations by focusing on community vitalization.
For Mark Gonzalez, starting the Art of War hip hop festival was a way to shatter stereotypes.
Street art and street culture are, by nature, underground phenomena, especially in San Antonio. Women street artists are even less visible, working in a male-dominated subculture.
A 1982 article by social scientists James Wilson and George Kelling introduced an idea commonly known as “the Broken Windows Theory.”
The theory claims if urban environments are well-maintained and small crimes and vandalism are prosecuted, decreases in the overall crime rate will follow.