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For Tom Mann
« on: July 08, 2016, 09:08:05 PM »
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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2016, 09:15:59 PM »
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Re: For Tom Mann
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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2016, 09:15:24 AM »
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More like vandals destroying private property.

If it's 'art', then the 'artists' wouldn't mind at all if someone did that to their car, right?
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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2016, 01:25:12 AM »
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More like vandals destroying private property.

If it's 'art', then the 'artists' wouldn't mind at all if someone did that to their car, right?

I got in an "argument" with someone on a different forum about that. Basically saying anyone that tags a freight car is the same as someone who tags the side of a building. Asked if they would like it if I went and painted some "art" on the side of their house, claimed it was completely different as no one individual owned the freight cars.

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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2016, 02:10:24 AM »
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I got in an "argument" with someone on a different forum about that. Basically saying anyone that tags a freight car is the same as someone who tags the side of a building. Asked if they would like it if I went and painted some "art" on the side of their house, claimed it was completely different as no one individual owned the freight cars.

That is an interesting viewpoint.  :|
The bottom line is that this stuff is everywhere around us (like it or not).  Some of it is actually quite well-done and yes, artistic. If we want to accurately depict modern railroads, the railroad cars will have to be tagged. But if we want an idealized depiction of the modern world, then we can model the cars without graffiti.  It's our hobby - we can do as we please.
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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2016, 02:27:30 AM »
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We do live in a world of duality. It can be art and vandalism at the same time. People can make art and commit an act of crime
at the same time.

Admiring graffiti for its artistic merit does not necessarily mean we are condoning the act, or that we wouldn't be upset if someone
did it to our own property.

and from a practical perspective, the railways are typically alot more upset about the trespassing and potential for injury and liability then the extra paint on their freight cars. I would hate to be the conductor or engineer who has to live with killing someone because he was painting in the wrong spot...
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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2016, 11:22:18 AM »
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If it's 'art', then the 'artists' wouldn't mind at all if someone did that to their car, right?

I wonder how that would be received by the "arteests?"

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Re: For Tom Mann
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2016, 04:01:07 PM »
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Obviously the artist isn't considering all foamers.