Street World: Urban Art and Culture from Five Continents

Harry N. Abrams - Divided into more than 50 topics and illustrated with more than 500 photographs, this book celebrates the street as a stage for the visual creativity of a generation. Ever since hip-hop and punk music rose from the ashes of urban blight to become two of the most potent youth culture movements of the twentieth century, the world’s streets have taken center stage as vibrant sites of creativity.

From new york and los angeles to the brazilian mega-cities, Caleb Neelon, and Mumbai, South African townships, authors Roger Gastman, and Anthony Smyrski highlight cultural hotspots around the world. Used book in Good Condition. Street world: urban culture and Art from Five Continents is the first book to record the whole phenomenon.

Street World: Urban Art and Culture from Five Continents - . And in less than a generation, music, thanks to ease of travel and the internet, offbeat fashion, bringing all of the world’s diverse subcultures and modes of urban expression together: graffiti, a new global street culture has emerged, DJing, gang life, as well as design, photography, skateboarding and bike messengering, and other more traditional visual art.





Graffiti World Updated Edition: Street Art from Five Continents

Harry N. Abrams - This evolution in style and subject matter has guaranteed graffiti's long-lasting influence on art, graphic design, and style around the world. Harry N Abrams. The original collection of more than 2, 000 illustrations by over 150 artists around the world is joined by a new section devoted to work created in the five years since the book's first edition.

Graffiti has long been a ubiquitous aspect of the urban landscape, since anonymous, largely unsung spray-can art first hit city walls in New York and Philadelphia in the late 1960s. Graffiti world, now updated, is the most comprehensive and bestselling survey of graffiti art ever published. As hip-hop culture spread from america, graffiti became a worldwide phenomenon, emerging in the 1980s as the symbolic artistic language of young people everywhere.

Graffiti World Updated Edition: Street Art from Five Continents - Today's graffiti artists incorporate a variety of mediums, oils, stencils, including stickers, and oil-based chalk, acrylics, as well as an ever-expanding range of social commentary.





The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti

Yale University Press - An authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, spray-can graffiti associated with Latino gangs followed, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, notably the “cholo” graffiti of Los Angeles.

Since the lives and works of urban artists are inextricably linked to specific streets and places, this beautifully illustrated volume features specially commissioned “city artworks” that provide an intimate understanding of these metropolitan landscapes. Organized geographically by country and city, os gêmeos in brazil, more than 100 of today’s most important street artists—including Espo in New York, Shepard Fairey in Los Angeles, and Anthony Lister in Australia—are profiled alongside key examples of their work.

The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti - The evolution of street art and graffiti within each region is also chronicled, providing essential historical context. The world atlas of street art and graffiti emphasizes urban art’s powerful commitment to a spontaneous creativity that is inherently connected to the architecture of the metropolis. Today, street art has traveled to nearly every corner of the globe, evolving into a highly complex and ornate art form.

Harry N Abrams. With contributions by the foremost authorities on street art and graffiti, this landmark publication provides a nuanced understanding of a widespread contemporary art practice. Yale University Press.





Street Knowledge

The Overlook Press - From the groundbreaking new york artists of the 1980s to the unique work of modern-day Iranians, this book shows how street culture has penetrated every aspect of modern life. Street knowledge includes work and exclusive interviews from some of the world1s most famous artists and talents, Kelsey Brookes, The KLF, Shawn Stussy, David LaChapelle, Tony Kaye, Martha Cooper, Tama Janowitz, such as Banksy, Quik, and Benjamin Zephaniah, Irvine Welsh, Obey, as well as lesser-known and up-coming talents who are literally coming up from the streets.

An encyclopedia of street culture for those who love Banksy or Irvine Welsh and want to know about the cutting-edge talents, past and present who have shaped urban cool. Used book in Good Condition. This eye-catching insider1s guide includes old school graffiti legends, writers, DJs, film makers, designers, avant-garde street artists, and poets who have influenced urban culture.

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Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents

Harry N. Abrams - Two eight-page fold-out collages, a fold-out poster jacket, and an authoritative text round out the impressive package. The first and only comprehensive survey of its kind, this book is sure to attract and expand upon the wide and enthusiastic readership that made Graffiti World such a runaway success. Yale University Press.

Used book in Good Condition. Harry N Abrams. This exhaustive volume places them front and center, featuring 1, and the americans Lady Pink, Japan’s Sasu, including Brazil’s Nina, Swoon, Mexico’s Peste, 000 full-color illustrations from some of the world’s most prominent artists, and Miss 17. From the author of the enormously successful Graffiti World comes this spectacular follow-up, celebrating the contributions of women to contemporary graffiti and street art.

Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents - Harry N Abrams. Female writers have always been in the vanguard of the graffiti movement, though often shunted to the sidelines by their male counterparts.





Street Art: The Graffiti Revolution

Abrams - Developing out of the graffiti-writing tradition of the 1980s through the work of artists such as Banksy and Futura 2000, it has long since reached the mainstream. Over the last decade, stencil art, stickers, street art—art made in public spaces including graffiti, and wheat-pasting— has become one of the most popular and hotly discussed areas of art practice on the contemporary scene.

Street art is the first measured, critical account of the development of this global phenomenon. Tracing street art€™s origins in cave painting through the Paris walls photographed by Brassai Harry N Abrams. Used book in Good Condition. Yale University Press. Harry N Abrams.





Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents

Harry N Abrams - Harry N Abrams. Great fun for graffiti and pop-culture buffs, the book is also an essential reference work for anyone involved in the visual arts today. Tristan manco is a graphic artist and director of Bristol-based Tijuana Design. Harry N Abrams. Ever since anonymous spray-can art began appearing on city walls in New York and Philadelphia in the late 1960s, graffiti has been a ubiquitous presence in the urban landscape, its artists largely unsung heroes.

Author bio: nicholas ganz also known as Keinom, his pen name is a graffiti artist who has traveled around the world to gather material for this book. He lives in Essen, Germany. He is the author of Stencil Graffiti and Street Logos. As hip-hop culture spread from america, graffiti became a worldwide phenomenon, emerging in the 1980s as the symbolic artistic language of young people everywhere and one of the most potent influences on youth-oriented marketing and design.

Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents - . With more than 2, 000 illustrations by over 150 artists from all over the world and interviews with many of them, this visually arresting book is the most comprehensive survey of graffiti art ever published. Today's young graffiti artists incorporate a variety of mediums-including stickers, acrylics, stencils, oils, and oil-based chalk-as well as an ever-expanding range of social commentary.

Yale University Press. This evolution in style and subject matter has earned graffiti the respect of the art world and guaranteed its long-lasting influence on art, graphic design, and style around the world.





Graffiti New York

Harry N. Abrams - Harry N Abrams. This is the city where it all began, yet few know the back story. Graffiti new york fills that gap, aesthetics, ideals, detailing the concepts, and social structures that have served as a cultural blueprint for graffiti movements across the world. Decades after the movement globalized, New York is still the mecca of graffiti culture.

Harry N Abrams. The book features approximately 1, complemented by texts by the authors and relevant players in the movement, 000 images, as well as descriptive graphics and sidebars. Ranging from the birth of simple signature tags to today’s vibrant murals, the various forms of graffiti, the culture’s value system, and significant artists and crews, and covering the ups and downs of the movement, its social framework, Graffiti New York is a major addition to Abrams' superb books on graffiti art.

Graffiti New York - Painting there is a badge of honor, with graffiti artists from around the globe making pilgrimages to New York for that purpose. Used book in Good Condition. Yale University Press.





Graffiti L.A.: Street Styles and Art with cd-rom

Harry N. Abrams - Cholo gangster scripts became the first distinctive letter forms to evolve in the modern vernacular tradition of graffiti writing. Graffiti L. A. Harry N Abrams. Complementing the main text, interviews with L. A. S most prolific and infamous writers provide insight into the lives of these fugitive artists. Harry N Abrams.

. Provides a comprehensive and visual history of graffiti in Los Angeles, as well as an in-depth examination of the myriad styles and techniques used by writers today. Essential to the understanding of the development of the graffiti movement, this book will be an invaluable source to graffiti fans around the world.

Graffiti L.A.: Street Styles and Art with cd-rom - Long before graffiti was adopted as the visual expression of hip-hop culture in the 1980s, Chicano gang members in East Los Angeles had been developing stylized calligraphy and writing on walls. Yale University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Today los angeles writers of diverse backgrounds draw from a unique confluence of cultures that has led to regionally distinctive styles.





Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art

TASCHEN - The first book to present the full historical sweep, global reach and technical developments of the street art movement, Trespass features key works by 150 artists, and connects four generations of visionary outlaws including Jean Tinguely, Spencer Tunick, < Harry N Abrams. Yet unsanctioned public art remains the problem child of cultural expression, the last outlaw of visual disciplines.

Yale University Press. It has also become a global phenomenon of the 21st century. Made in collaboration with featured artists, protest, and the history of urban reclamation, tracing key figures, events and movements of self-expression in the city's social space, Trespass examines the rise and global reach of graffiti and urban art, and illicit performance.

Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art - Graffiti and unsanctioned art€”from local origins to global phenomenon In recent years street art has grown bolder, more ornate, more sophisticated and€”in many cases€”more acceptable. Harry N Abrams. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.





Graff: The Art and Technique of Graffiti

Fall River Press - Yale University Press. With original colour illustrations, GRAFF provides the basics of creating legally sanctioned graffiti, a style that's been around for many years but has become more popular lately. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. It discusses roots in vandalism and its separation from those roots to the art form as we know it today - dynamic, over-the-top styles that deliver maximum impact with the same sense of creative risk graffiti writers have always taken on.

Used book in Good Condition. Readers get real instruction for creating graffiti-style art, to the basics of developing letter forms, to handling spray paint, from sketching ideas based on design principles, to step-by-step demos for different types of compositions. Harry N Abrams. Harry N Abrams.