International artists promote controversial art form

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Artists from across the world are taking part in a year-long traveling festival with a twist. It’s all about graffiti, and this week it’s on display in Mexico.
More than 50 artists are painting on government sponsored canvases throughout the historic quarter of Mexico City, hoping to bring more attention to an art form that many consider vandalism.

CCTV America’s Martin Markovits reports.

 
International artists promote controversial art form

International artists promote controversial art form

Artists from across the world are taking part in a year-long traveling festival with a twist. It's all about graffiti, and this week it's on display in Mexico. More than 50 artists are painting on government sponsored canvases throughout the historic quarter of Mexico City, hoping to bring more attention to an art form that many consider vandalism. CCTV America's Martin Markovits reports.