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What the 5Pointz ruling means for street artists

  • Written by Leila Amineddoleh, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University
What the 5Pointz ruling means for street artistsLong Island City's 5Pointz, a mecca for graffiti artists, was demolished in 2014.AP Photo/Frank Franklin II

A four-and-a-half-year legal battle that pitted street artists against landowners has come to an end.

On Feb. 13, 21 graffiti artists were awarded US$6.7 million in damages after a developer whitewashed works of theirs located on his property.

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