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Graffiti has come a long way since it began as an act of rebellion for the young, urban-dwelling set. What used to be considered a defacement of public and private property is now appreciated as self-expression — art in all its raw, aggressive, and honest glory. Nowadays, an increasing number of graffiti artists are bouncing from illicitly spray-painting buildings to framing their work for galleries — and at prices way above our pay grades. But, don't fret, you can get the look for less.
Let us introduce you to three amazing artists staying true to the street movement — and affordable commissions. Like the graffiti look but don't want to commit to expensive artwork or permanent wall murals? We rounded up budget-friendly graffiti-inspired decals and decor to bring a bit of outsider expression indoors — without taking a spray can to the wall. Home street home, indeed.
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