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is it bad if you steal a swoon piece of the wall

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stepin in bumb shit says:

hey so i took a swoon piece from a boarded up building just ripped the board off now i have it in my room
5:46PM, 22 November 2009 PDT (permalink)

defeated library [deleted] says:

I'd say it's yours to enjoy.
99 months ago (permalink)

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carnagenyc says:

street art belongs on the street.
95 months ago (permalink)

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Wenye Fang says:

I don't think it is right. The piece was meant to create an experience that was to be shared with the community. So if you steal it, you steal from the community.

I would be much more satisfied with watching it weather away and taking some pictures.
86 months ago (permalink)

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maggie jones. says:

You should have taken a photo, blown it up, and put that on your wall. I only say that because I'm jealous!
86 months ago (permalink)

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phoenix the street artist says:

It seems to me that you would not ask the question if you felt that taking this piece was completely right.
As a street artist myself - and one who sometimes adheres solid plaque pieces to the wall - I accept that my pieces will sometimes get taken; however, I tend to agree with what Wenye Fang says. These things are put up for everyone.
70 months ago (permalink)

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