We require a property release for graffiti, including murals and tags. Street art counts as protectable art, even if it was painted illegally and even if it's not complex.
You will have to track down the artist to get a property release. If they’ve signed the art piece, you might have some luck via Google. If you can't track down the artist and have a release signed, unfortunately, we likely won't accept the content.
We may be able to accept tight crops or graffiti with lots of layers where no individual piece stands out. As usual with legal issues, it depends, and our Legal team will have to look case-by-case.
The legal position regarding street art and graffiti is changing, and while there remain some instances where we can accept unreleased street art, increasingly, we cannot.