World Atlas Of Street Art And Graffiti

Author: Rafael Schacter
Publisher: Aurum Press
ISBN: 1781317216
Size: 20.58 MB
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Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, spray-can graffiti associated with Latino gangs followed, notably the 'cholo' graffiti of Los Angeles. Today, street art has travelled to nearly every corner of the globe, evolving into a highly complex and ornate art form. The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti is the definitive survey of international street art, focusing on the world's most influential urban artists and artworks. 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, more than 100 of today's most important street artists - including Espo in New York, Shepard Fairey in Los Angeles, Os Gemeos in Brazil, and Anthony Lister in Australia - are profiled alongside key examples of their work. The evolution of street art and graffiti within each region is also chronicled, providing essential historical context. With contributions by the foremost authorities on street art and graffiti, this landmark publication provides a nuanced understanding of a widespread contemporary art practice. The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti emphasises urban art's powerful commitment to a spontaneous creativity that is inherently connected to the architecture of the metropolis.

The Popular History Of Graffiti From The Ancient World To The Present

Author: Fiona McDonald
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN: 1616088680
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What is graffiti? And why have we, as a culture, had the urge to do it since 30,000 BCE? Artist Fiona McDonald explores the ways in which graffiti works to forever compel and simultaneously repel us as a society. When did graffiti turn into graffiti art, and why do we now pay thousands of dollars for a Banksy print when just twenty years ago, seminal graffiti artists from the Bronx were thrown into jail for having the same idea? Graffiti has not always been imbued with a sense of aesthetic, but when and why did we suddenly “decide” that it is worthy of consideration and criticism, just within the past few years?

Throughout history, graffiti has served as an innately individualistic expression (such as Viking graffiti on the walls of eighth-century churches), but it has also evolved into a visual and narrative expression of a collective group. Graffiti brings to mind not only hip-hop culture and urban landscapes, but petroglyphs, tree trunks strewn with carved hearts symbolizing love, and million-dollar works of art. Learn about more graffiti artists and rebels such as: the band Black Flag, Lee Quinones and Fab 5 Freddy, Dandi, Zephyr, Blek le Rat, Nunca, Keith Haring, and more! Illustrated with stunning full-color photos of graffiti throughout time, The Popular History of Graffiti promises to be an important and dynamic addition to graffiti literature.


Street Art

Author: Loft Publications
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN: 1632205920
Size: 23.23 MB
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The essential visual guide to the global phenomenon of graffiti and street art.

With over one thousand works and fifty street artists, Street Art provides an extensive sampling of the latest trends in the world of street art and graffiti. A visual catalogue with an illustrative selection of the avalanche of talent inundating today’s streets in major cities all over the world, including New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, and Paris, Street Art includes sections on 3-D, wild style, tags, stencils, and stickers, giving a comprehensive overview of the different types of street art that are predominant in today’s urban landscape.

In the pages of this book the reader will find the starting point for street art of the second decade of the twenty-first century, a melting pot of creativity, originality, color, shape, and texture that seemingly emerges directly from the pavement. The best street art represents the cutting edge of modern artistic vision, fleeting works of art that often mix vibrant colors, unconventional techniques, and, increasingly, political commentary. The 504 pages within showcase sheer talent, expressed without restraint, and a self-taught and above all completely free artistic aesthetic. Street Art, in short, is the art of the future.

The Urban Canvas Street Art Around The World

Author: G James Daichendt
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681882981
Size: 60.43 MB
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The interaction with happened-upon street art is both physical and emotional, provoking a reaction and hopefully a conversation about the work this worldwide phenomenon. From backs of street signs to corporate boardrooms, its visibility, popularity, and diversity is what makes it so beloved. Highlighting some of the best work from around the world, The Urban Canvas is an extensive look at this art form and the artists that make it great.

Whether created as political message, social commentary, or simply visual entertainment, street art has reclaimed art from the privileged and brought it back into the open for everyone to experience. Art professor, critic, and historian G. James Daichendt presents street art from around the world in The Urban Canvas, an exploration of how this global art form has been influenced by local customs and culture. 

Featuring the art of Banksy • Kenny Scharf •Shepard Fairey • Ron English • Blu • Keith Haring • Os Gêmeos • Vhils • D*Face • JR • Escif • Swoon • Barry McGee • ROA • Invader • Eduardo Kobra • Robbie Conal • Fin DAC • Chase • Toxicómano • Gaia • Herr von Bias • Herakut • Pixel Pancho • Cranio • Hyuro • Blek le Rat • Boa Mistura • Aryz • Stik • Stinkfish • CRISP • Adnate • Lady Aiko • Faith47 • C215 • Rone • Case Maclaim • El Seed • P183 • Clet • Bukruk • El Mac • Yuree Kensaku • David Flores • Plastic Jesus • Hueman • Tristan Eaton • Bumblebee • Nychos • Thierry Noir • Smug • Ericailcane • Fintan Magee • Alexis Diaz • Liqen • André • Ludo • . . . and many more!

Territories featured: North America, South America, Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa 

City As Canvas

Author: Sean Corcoran
Publisher: Skira
ISBN: 9780847839865
Size: 50.57 MB
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The book contains previously unpublished art by famous street artists such as Futura 2000, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Christopher "Daze" Ellis, LA II, Lady Pink, and Keith Haring, to name only a few.

Street Art

Author: Garry Hunter
Publisher: Arcturus Pub
ISBN: 9781848585409
Size: 70.40 MB
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Banksy, Blek le Rat, Os Gemeos and JR are just some of the major practitioners whose works are showcased in this book.

Graffiti World

Author: Nicholas Ganz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780500514696
Size: 17.91 MB
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The original collection featured in "Graffiti World" highlighted more than 2,000 illustrations by 150 artists from around the world.

Graffiti And Street Art

Author: Anna Wacławek
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780500204078
Size: 17.86 MB
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Presents a survey of graffiti and street art, showcasing examples from urban environments and describing the history, artists, terminology, techniques, styles, functions, and increasing popularity of the art form.

The Mammoth Book Of Street Art

Author: JAKe
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780336543
Size: 17.14 MB
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JAKe brings an insider's awareness of context to this collection which comprises both photographs from his personal archives and a selection of the world's best street art from the artists themselves.

The World Atlas Of Street Photography

Author: Jackie Higgins
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300207166
Size: 54.87 MB
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Collects street photographs from noted photographers of cities around the world, from New York and Sao Paolo to Paris and Sydney.

Global Street Art

Author: Lee Bofkin
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770854857
Size: 18.19 MB
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"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Cassell, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd, Endeavour House"--Title page verso.