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With the success of the MTA's project to keep subways graffiti free, artists had to find a new medium to work on. Popular choices included walls and rooftops, concrete highway supports and empty billboards. As had always been the case, sometimes the inherent dangerousness of the spot chosen was more important than the tag itself. Storefront gates have also been a popular canvas and have been used to memorialize everyone from Biggie Smalls to Princess Diana, whose connection to Brooklyn remains tenuous at best.