A Survey of the World’s Biggest Artworks


Photo credit: Banksy Forums

Unlike its fancy pants cousin “street art,” graffiti is motivated by the drive to put your name on things, legally or otherwise, as many things as possible, everywhere, all city, etc. That’s why SABER’s masterful piece in the bed of the Los Angeles River — often argued to be the world’s biggest — was such a big deal. And then it was buffed by the authorities. Boo.