Moscow authorities may control aesthetic quality of graffiti

Moscow authorities are considering setting up a council which would be responsible for checking the aesthetic quality of the city’s graffiti.

Graffiti in Moscow.

Graffiti in Moscow. Image by cea + / CC BY 2.0

The council would also be removing graffiti that doesn’t meet aesthetic standards. Examples of positive initiatives in other European cities, according to a representative of the Moscow City Duma, include Lisbon where graffiti copies of paintings are exhibited in the city’s museums. Read more: 

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