Graffiti Artists Win $6.7 Million Over Five Pointz Being Torn Down


The graffiti artists who were behind the art at Five Pointz in Long Island City, New York, have won a judgement against the man who whitewashed their work and tore down the site to build condos. The judge awarded them $6.7 million after a jury said the developer behind the destruction of the murals broke the law, he violated the Visual Artists Rights Act. That money is going to buy a lot of spray paint.

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5 Comments

  1. Keith

    February 13, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    if they were so concerned about their work, maybe next time they won’t create it all over someone else’s property

    • Snowflake

      February 13, 2018 at 8:38 pm

      Be a bigger pussy in your life why don’t you? You really love the taste of rich guy asshole so much you fucking nerd?

  2. Phil

    February 13, 2018 at 7:16 pm

    This is BS. What has our happened to our Country? This must be overturned. He owns the building.

    • Snowflake

      February 13, 2018 at 8:37 pm

      Fuck you nerd. Those artists are way cooler than some rich douche. Pull your tongue out of the rich guy’s asshole you fucking brownnosing pussy.

  3. BadNewsJeff

    February 14, 2018 at 9:56 am

    Congratulations to the law firm of Earl Douglas Esq.! I know he’s been working on this case for years- it’s good to see a big time lawyer looking out for the people.