the art of the brick
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the art of the brick

Street Art is definitely a popular form of art which is spreading quickly around the globe. You can find it on buildings, sidewalks and street signs. Street art has become a global culture and also art museums and galleries are collecting the work of street artists. Street art commenced very secretly because it is illegal to color public and private property without permission. People usually have different opinions about street art. Some believe that it is an offence yet others think it is a very beautiful new type of culture. PC David Rathband clocked on for duty at the police station in Newcastle where he worked at 4pm on 3rd July 2010. He never officially finished his shift though because immediately after midnight on 4th July his car was approached by Raoul Moat who shot him with a backlash having a sawn off shot gun. On Saturday 10th March 2012 his twin brother Darren escorted his body to St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle for any memorial service, the hearse with David's body inside and displaying an orange floral tribute reading "Tango 190", which has been PC David Rathband's police call sign, stopped outside his police station on route to ensure his twin brother could walk inside lastly clock him far from his shift some 20 months later, something that David had wanted a great deal to do for himself. The popular programme, which has been running since 2011, and regularly draws audiences in excess of 4m, sees a team of home improvement experts led by Alan Titchmarsh transform properties for deserving families in difficult circumstances.