How did graffiti become respectable?

By The Economist
Monday, November 11, 2013 7:03 EDT
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Banksy mural by Flickr user Katy Linemann
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For old school graffiti taggers, it may prove the final proof that commercialism is destroying their proud culture. Justin Bieber, the Canadian singer, has been accused of spray-painting the wall of a hotel in Rio de Janeiro. But even before the baby…

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