Google launches new street art project, bringing graffiti to online masses

Google is bringing street art from around the world to online fans with the launch of the new “Google Street Art Project.”Based on Google Maps and Google Earth, the project displays graffiti hotspots from all over the globe on one site, with links to exhibits by particular artists. Using Street View, users can even explore graffitied buildings that are closed to the public or no longer exist — a way of preserving street art through technology.

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