Hardcover ISBN: 1856696499
This book is the first to examine the spread of graffiti in Asia, concentrating mainly on Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan, as well as the Philippines, China, and Hong Kong. Interviews with local artists provide an insight into the life of the graffiti artist in countries far removed from graffiti's origins in the US. They discuss the most popular graffiti locations, the attitudes of each country to the idea of graffiti art, and the network of established and emerging artists across the region. All material in the book was collected at first hand by the authors, who traveled around Asia photographing pieces, throw-ups, drip tags, and more, as well as interviewing the featured artists.
Women Street Artists of Latin America / Grafiteras y muralistas en America latina
Art Without Fear / Arte sin miedo
Paperback ISBN: 1933149914
In this groundbreaking, in-depth look at a rarely explored perspective of street art, more than twenty female artists from seven nations in Latin America discuss themes of social justice, artist process, community, visibility, feminism, and more. A bilingual edition packed with full-color photographs and interviews, this revealing exploration of contemporary street art includes work from Colombia, Peru, Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Mexico. Viva! Rachel Cassandra is a designer and writer. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, she received a BA from Wesleyan University. Her artwork has appeared in7x7, and her writing has appeared in the Doxa, Night Train, Fusion, and Adbusters. She lives in San Francisco. Lauren Gucik is an artist and activist. Originally from Hudson, Ohio, she graduated from Indiana University. Gucik has worked with the SF Mime Troupe, Brava Theatre, and Precita Eyes Mural Project. She is currently a community advisor at KQED and working with a food justice nonprofit in San Francisco.
A Guerilla Tour Through Art & Politics
Paperback ISBN: 0867197226
A book with more than 250 color images describes the creation of "Abraham Obama" image--a melding of the faces of Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama--and its tour across the U.S. and Asia, during which supporters put up hundreds of Abraham Obama stickers and posters. Original.
The Rap Quotes Coast to Coast
A Photographic Catalog and Maps of Site-specific Rap Lyrics in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston and More
Hardcover ISBN: 9188369196
A visual catalog of site-specic rap lyrics in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston and more.With lyrics from Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Andre 3000, Kanye West, Scarface and more.Since 2013, multi-disciplinary artist Jay Shells (Jason Shelowitz) has been travelling to major US cities, installing his Rap Quotes campaign. At the time of this publication, the campaign has touched down in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston and the Bay Area. Part art book and part guide book, "The Rap Quotes Coast to Coast" takes you on a new kind of journey, with gorgeous photography by Aymann Ismail to offer context for the hip hop lyrics that mark locations in these major cities. Each city/chapter opens with remarks by local hip hop journalists and ends with a map plotting every site-specific rap lyric for that city, giving the reader the ability to take their own hip hop-specific tour of the city they love.The Rap Quotes campaign is ongoing, and in the next few years will launch in Chicago, New Orleans, Miami and other cities around the globe.
A Street Art Anthology
Hardcover ISBN: 8417412212
What is behind the tidal wave of street art that is sweeping through the cultural scene today? What are its artistic features, its codes, and its language? How has its production, which was originally exclusively centered in the urban space, invaded galleries, bringing with it real popularity for some artists? These are some of the questions that Magda Danysz, a gallery owner and recognized expert on street art, answers with an easily comprehensible and entertaining style in this unique, richly illustrated anthology. This volume retraces the history of the genre from its beginnings in the mid-1970s to the current issues that surround it today. This historical journey is dotted with portraits of the big international names from the field and dives deep into one of the major currents of contemporary art.
The Pavement Art and 3-D Illusions of Kurt Wenner
Paperback ISBN: 1402771266
The author, who revolutionized the ancient art of street painting by creating a technique that produces astounding images in 3-D, discusses his career and work, and showcases his visually stunning paintings. Original. 10,000 first printing.