ByLisa Wells

Lisa Wells is a poet and essayist from Portland, Oregon.

  1. Problak and GoFive - Boston, MA, USA, 2013, via Art Crimes. Thumbnail image: Alivixi - Mr. Miyagi character by GoFive, Boston, MA, USA, 2014, via Art Crimes. Twenty years ago this fall, Susan Farrell created Art Crimes, the first webpage devoted to street graffiti. What began as a photo gallery with “no explanations offered” soon became the hub of an emerging conversation, complete with how-to guides, interviews and manifestos. Through Art Crimes, Farrell became a…