Penang’s street art a recent target of vandals


Defaced: A tourist from Kuala Lumpur taking a snapshot of a mural which has been vandalised at Lebuh Ah Quee in George Town. — ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: Penang island’s street art, especially its famous murals, have recently become the targets of vandals.

Penang Island City Council (MBPP) Conservation Department director Noorhanis Noordin said the murals and street metal sculptures including those found along touristy Armenian Street, Acheen Street and Kampung Kolam Road were the ones most commonly vandalised.

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Ernest Zacharevic , vandalism

   

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