1. Typex

    233 pages, paperback.

    This book does not intend to be anything more than a record of the classes thet Hern n Ordo ez has given over the last six years in the Basque Country. It contains many of the experimental proposals made between 2004 and 2010 in the Design and Typography classes and workshops, taking the reader to a journey through the processes, searched, objectives and achievements. Some of the projects have received prizes and honourable mentions from Signes, ADI-FAD and Laus; several of the projects were chosen by various publications, while others gave students the opportunity to undertake their first work experience at prestigious international studios such as Design Bridge in London and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao for which the author co-tutored the Corporate Identity for its 10th anniversary. 

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  2. Banksy Locations and Tours 2

    Paperback, 180 pages. This unique and unashamedly DIY book follows the runaway success of Banksy Locations and Tours Vol.1 by rounding up the rest of Banksy’s UK graffiti from the last five years. It includes over 100 different locations and 200 color photographs of Banksy’s street art; information, random facts, and idle chit-chat on each location; a full walking tour of his remaining work in Bristol, England; and snippets of graffiti by several other artists. 
     
    Visit the locations in-person, or get your slippers on and settle back for an open-top bus ride though some of Banksy’s best public work.

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  3. How & Nosm - The Brazil Diaries

    The Brazil Diaries is an intimate look at the Perre twins aka How&Nosm, European graffiti artists and professional muralists residing in New York. There has been much interest in their new work. In times when a multitude of colors, techniques and effects tend to overcompensate for style, How&Nosm take the opposite approach. 
    125 pages, soft cover.

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  4. Walls & Frames - Fine Art from the Street

    210 Pages, full color, hardcover.

    Street art has firmly established itself as a facet and attitude in the landscape
    of contemporary art. Today, young artists are going beyond their work on the streets to present their innovative styles in galleries. They are aspiring to follow in the footsteps of stars of the scene such as Shepard Fairey, Faile, and Os Gêmeos, who have already exhibited their work in renowned museums including the Tate Modern and Fondation Cartier. Walls & Frames documents the work of this next generation of street artists. The book presents the evolution of these ambitious talents, who are keeping their connection to the street alive while establishing themselves in the art market with work in traditional formats such as painting, sculpture, installation, and prints. It shows how artists who work with limited time and a small selection of tools on the street are developing other styles, concepts, and techniques in the studio that are, in turn, influencing the direction of contemporary art. Interviews with the artists and other insiders as well as an insightful text by the curator Maximiliano Ruiz illuminate the context, working methods, and perspectives involved in this inspiring scene. Walls & Frames takes a detailed and authentic look at the intersection of young street art and contemporary art. Its fresh outlook appeals to those familiar with these developments and new to the scene as well as to a wide
    range of artists, collectors, gallerists, journalists, and designers. The book presents current work by artists from around the world including AJ Fosik, Alexandros Vasmoulakis, Alexone, Amose, Andrew McAttee, Anthony Lister, Axel Void, Ben Frost, Blek le Rat, Bom-K, Boris Hoppek, Calma, Conor Harrington, Dan Witz, Dave Kinsey, Dixon, Docteur Gecko, Doze Green, Dran, Eelus, Eine, Elbow Toe, Evol, Fefe Talavera, Gaia, George Morton, Herakut,
    Herbert Baglione, Interesni Kazki, Jay-Bo, Jeremy Fish, Joram Roukes, Jorge Rodr'guez-Gerada, JR, Judith Supine, Kevin Cyr, L'Atlas, Logan Hicks, Mark
    Jenkins, M-City, Mac, Maya Hayuk, Meggs, Miss Bugs, Miss Van, Mr. Jago, Nicholas Di Genova, Nunca, Okuda, Other, Paul Insect, Pedro Matos, Pose,
    Remed, Remi-Roughe, Ripo, San, Sowat, Sten & Lex, Tilt, Vhils, Vitché, Wendell McShine, Will Barras, and Zosen.

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  5. Vhils

    160 pages, full color, hardcover.

    Vhils is undoubtedly one of the most skilled and talented young artists on the urban art scene today. He creates technically masterful, contemporary portraits by not only adding paint or other materials onto surfaces, but also carving, drilling, scratching, ripping, or blasting his images out of walls. With nothing less than archeological meticulousness, Vhils penetrates through countless layers of posters, dirt, and plaster to set free the unsettlingly poetic images hidden in urban spaces.

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  6. Hell on Earth - Stelios Faitakis

    160 pages, full color, hardcover

    Stelios Faitakis masterfully depicts modern subjects in a style reminiscent of iconic paintings of the Middle Ages. The young Greek artist´s perspectives are unsettling, his content provocative. Featuring the intensive use of the color gold and halos that has become his trademark, Faitakis´s powerful images take installation to a new level that shows how criticism of current social conditions can be combined with timeless spiritual intensity in innovative ways.

    Format: 
    24 x 30 cm
    Features: 
    160 pages, full color, hardcover
    Language: 
    English
    ISBN: 
    978-3-89955-384-0

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  7. Arabesque 2

    208 pages, full color, hardcover, incl. 4 typefaces on CD-ROM

    Arabesque 2 is a collection of recent cutting-edge work by young designers and activists from the Arab world and Iran. The examples of typography, graphic design, logos, editorial design, and illustration presented here chart a compelling course between local visual convention and a modern international style that is emblematic of the increasing cultural emancipation of the entire Middle East. The book’s rich selection of groundbreaking visuals is supplemented by texts and interviews that describe the environments in which the featured designers and artists work.Arabesque 2 also includes a preface by John Martin, co-founder of Art Dubai, and a CD-ROM with 4 typefaces related to its themes.

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  8. Muerte (Mike Giant)

    Softcover, 17x24cm, 96 pages

    Mike Giant has achieved fame as a graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist. Black ink is Giant's specialty and whether his medium is concrete, paper or skin his signature style - made up of equal parts Mexican folk art and Japanese illustration - is unmistakable. All over the world his style is renowned and followed. Latin and Hispanic culture play a major role in the execution of his silhouettes, which often resemble buxom pin-up femme fatale's and assorted other voluptuous characters, often with skulls and animal tentacles (for good measure). Be them shapely graceful figures or flashy femme fatale's from various era's and cultures, Mike Giant's characters from every opoque guarantee a stellar viewing experience. Muerte is the jewel in the crown of the 36 Chambers series.

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  9. From Style Writing to Art (A Street Art anthology)

    Softcover, 17x24cm, 440 pages

    The new edition of From Style Writing to Art takes one of DRAGO’s most popular titles and adds a new and improved cover and an entirely new section with 16 extra pages dedicated to the street-art scene in China.

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  10. Muralismo Morte

    200 pages, color, hardcover. 300 illustrations & photographs,
    28.5 x 21 cm (11.22 x 8.27 inches)

    Muralismo Morte reveals the vibrancy of a new type of muralism as it rises from the shadows of urban spaces in metropolises worldwide. From much celebrated pieces in prominent places to those hidden in anonymous, decayed ruins, it features the large-scale murals and small interventions of some of the most exciting international artists associated with this movement. Muralist and art activist Jens Besser uncovers these treasures and offers special insights into the emerging scene that is coloring our urban experience. Featured Artists: Roa, Remed, Klub 7, Aec & Waone (Interesni Kazki), Blu, Os Gemeos, Escif, Jens Besser, BerlinBeamBoys, Sonice Development, 3ttman, Kain Logos and many more.

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  11. The Wrinkles of the City - Shanghai

    Hardcover, 30x30 cm, 144 pages
    For memory can stumble and fall, disappear any minute as the elder leave us, JR shows us that it is important not to forget what the elder have to pass to the young ones. Without judging, JR just gives us bits of History pages in an artistic, yet poetic, social and above all human way.
    JR takes his Wrinkles of the City project to Shanghai where the last century has been full of ups and downs : from the Japanese occupation, the establishment of the Communist Party, The Liberation, World War II, the end of the foreign concessions, the victory of Mao Zedong over the General Tchang Kaï-Chek’s troops, the Cultural Revolution, the Great Leap Forward to the actual development of the city ...

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  12. Graffiti Burners

    144 Pages, Hardcover.

    A Burner is a piece of graffiti that is so good that it burns everything else around it. In other words, it is the best. In cities worldwide, graffiti art is constantly being taken to higher levels. The will to burn all resistance, to outdo all the others, brings about unexpected and amazing results. Graffiti Burners shows us how techniques have been refined and letter construction distorted, how colour combinations have blossomed and concepts developed. The competition for mastery is burning hot! In addition to amazing pictorial material, several of the writers talk about their pieces and what burners mean to them. Moreover, they offer tips and guidance to those who want to do a burner of their own. Graffiti Burners offers a unique opportunity to acquaint oneself with the progress of the last few years; to be inspired and impressed. In Graffiti Burners the world’s foremost writers show us their favourite works. In short, the best of the best! Aroe (UK), Bates (DK), Bio (USA), Kacao77 (D), OsGemeos (BR), Rime (USA), Scan (CA) and Suiko (JP) are just a few of the contributors to the book.

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  13. New York City Graffiti - The Destiny Children

    This true story and retrospective documents the life and times of members of The Destiny Children (TDC) graffiti crew from 1985 to 2000. From Long Island, New York, The Destiny Children/Unlimited Styled Artists commemorate the 25-year history of the crew and their impact on the New York City subway graffiti era. This large collector's book is loaded with 500 color images of original art ranging from burners on hand ball courts to pieces on tractor trailers to works throughout the New York City subway system. Works by many established NYC graffiti artists are featured, including founding members DC3 and SHO. Other original members featured are SHOROZ, BEAVER, LAE, LAC2, ROE, DOOJ, SHIM, and ONE2. Works by affiliated writers, ZEUS TDC, CEOS, ROZ One, SHARE 37, POKE IBM, EPIC, RECK, SKETCH, KARL TCM, DEON, BOM 5 MW, SACE RIP, MIRAGE RIP, and others are documented. Alongside the visual accounts of these artistic exploits are dozens of true stories and recollections that uncover the reality of painting in yards, lay ups, racking spray paint, fights, graffiti beefs, and police raids. See what made TDC take extraordinary risks so their street art could be seen by the public in their never-ending quest for fame. An ideal history for artists, art historians, street art enthusiasts, anthropologists, and urban dwellers.

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  14. New York Subways & Stations

    Two decades of New York's subway trains and surroundings presented in large full-color images. See 1970s and 1980s New York through the attitude and reputation of its transportation system. While it wasn't the cleanest system, it had the most color and attracted people from all over the world. Tod Lange, artist and subway archivist, presents more than 150 images of his favorite train lines, graffiti painted cars, stations, subway yards, and work equipment that defined one of New York's bygone eras. It may have been a scary and dangerous place to some but it was home to millions. Rail fans and those hankering for a memento of this period in New York City's history will appreciate this rare look at trains that have since been turned into scrap metal or sunk to the bottom of the ocean.

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  15. Crack & Shine International

    Since the release of Crack & Shine - London's first graffiti book, publisher Fred Forsyth and photographer Will Robson-Scott have been scouring the globe to bring together some of the world's most notorious and prolific writers for the next instalment - Crack & Shine International.

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  16. Delusional - The Story of Jonathan LeVine Gallery

    Widely revered as the “artists’ gallerist,” Jonathan LeVine has nourished a much needed alternative viewpoint within the stilted New York art market. In the pages of Delusional, readers will discover the fascinating backstory that brought this punk kid from Trenton to the hallowed gallery walls of Chelsea.

    LeVine began his career in the arts publishing a fanzine in the 1980s and then curating shows at diverse venues in the 90s. By the turn of the millennium, LeVine had opened up Tin Man Alley, his own gallery located in New Hope, and then Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    The Jonathan LeVine Gallery was officially launched in New York City in 2005. Since then, LeVine has brought his considerable talents to bear, focusing on work influenced by illustration, comic books, graffiti, street art and pop culture imagery.

    Levine’s featured artists tend to share a strong figurative and narrative inclination and include Doze Green, Shepard Fairey, Audrey Kawasaki, Gary Baseman, Camille Rose Garcia, Tara McPherson, Josh Agle (aka Shag) and a long list of other esteemed artists*.

    Lavish illustrations throughout complete the package.
    256 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 279 mm)
    350 color illustrations, English

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  17. BANKSY - You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat

    The single best collection of photographs of Banksy's street work. Period. BANKSY - You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat concentrates on this singular artist's iconic imagery, spanning the late '90s up until the end of 2011.

    The locations are from around the world (predominantly the UK, US and Europe), and many images have never been seen before. When Banksy started out painting, the political landscape was bleak. Fortunately now, it's ten times worse.

    As Banksy's cheerfully aggressive political work becomes ever more relevant, this comprehensive tome sets about presenting his art in the context of the era he was responding to.

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  18. Shark Toof

    Hardcover, 12 x 8, 84 pages, 90 color plates, edition 1000, release date - Spring 2011.

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  19. Beauty in Decay II - The Art of Urban Exploration

    Beauty in Decay features the best in full-color, panoramic photographs from urban exploration ''” or Urbex ''” around the world. Overgrown industrial complexes, disused lunatic asylums, abandoned palaces and forgotten monasteries are showcased, and paired with clear-sighted, poetic text.
    192 pages, Hardcover, 10 1/4'' x 10 1/4'' (260 x 260 mm)
    200 illustrations, English

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  20. Holy Shriiimp - The Bible vol 1

    This is the long awaited first book by Shriiimp  - Graffiti on Girls  More than 100 amazing pics from the best of Shriiimp.

    Softcover

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  21. 100 UK Graffiti Artists

    Simply opening these covers commits you to being dazzled by 100 of the UK’s top “writers” and street artists, immersing yourself in the styles, past and present, which make UK street art great. Upon its arrival in the UK from New York in the 1980s, graffiti rapidly spread across the island, infecting the youth like a stylistic virus. Out of the early days came names that would become part of UK writing legend, such as Mode2, Zaki Dee 163, Choci Roc, Goldie, and Robbo. Alongside works by these pioneers, we sweep across the whole of the UK, taking in Scotland and Wales, running through the nineties and right up to the modern day when more advanced, technical graffiti, wheat pasting, and stenciling are the new media on the street. This collection includes works by Aroe, Skore, Xens and Kem, Mef, and more. Guiding us through this review is Steam 156, who was there at the start and is still as passionate as ever. This is a must-have collection for graffiti writers and fans around the world.

    Size: 11 3/4″ x 9″ | 810 illustrations | 224 p
    pISBN13: 9780764341960 | Binding: hard cover

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  22. Street Talking - International Graffiti

    Street Talking is a massive accumulation of graffiti and street art photographs taken over the last decade by photographer Mike Popso. Exploring a cross-continental swath of urban areas, Popso captures hard-to-reach spots where there is an explosion of bright color and brighter ideas on canvases ranging from abandoned schools in Detroit to the back alleys of Istanbul, Turkey. From illegal tagging under ground to the commissioned productions above ground, Street Talking documents works by an entirely new generation of “writers” and artists under the influence of yesterday’s masters. An artistic platform for today’s global voices in street art, Popso’s compilation features works by The MSK Crew and other cutting edge artists working in Detroit, New York, the West Coast, and Europe—a must have for all street art collectors, practitioners, and enthusiasts.

    Size: 11 3/4″ x 9″ | 556 illustrations | 256 p
    p''¨ISBN13: 9780764341991 | Binding: hard cover

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  23. Morris Park Crew The Official History

    No other graffiti crew from New York City’s graffiti heyday conjures up more images of angel dust-smoking, beer-drinking, “crazy white boys,” than the Bronx-born-and-bred writing group Morris Park Crew (MPC). This official history of the crew tells the stories behind the group with never-before-published photos, oral histories from MPC members, and details on the 2009-2010 MPC revival. Starting in 1977, when founding members Slip, Wedge, and Speed started the crew, this account continues with details of how Cap 1 took over and led the crew down its unforgettable path in the 1980s. With a penchant for going to war with rival graffiti crews for train space and territory, which in turn led to the largest city-wide cross-out campaign, the MPC was known as a bunch of thugs who beat, hung, and shot perceived rivals and a group of talent-less “toys.” Wrapped up in this raw tell-all about the bad boys of NYC graffiti, are not just accounts of the crew’s passion for graffiti, but the real-life challenges its young members faced in their urban environment.

    Size: 11 3/4″ x 9″ | 402 illustrations | 160 p
    p''¨ISBN13: 9780764341571 | Binding: hard cover

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  24. Outsiders - Art by People

    Such innovators are showcased as Antony Micalleff (featured in The New York Times and Dazed and Confused and collected by Angelina Jolie), Brooklyn-based international artist collective Faile, Parisian artist JR (known only by his initials because of the illegal nature of his work), and Conor Harrington. Debuting completely new material, Tank Girl and Gorillaz cocreator Jamie Hewlett is also one of the 20 prominent artists featured. An essay by Damien Hirst, one of the most controversial and influential artists of the 21st century, is included.

    • 264 pages
    • Paperback

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  25. Vandals by Nils Mueller

    Vandals is Nils Müller’s new book. Like his first publication, Blütezeit, it depicts the curiously global phenomenon of graffiti on trains – a movement that remains illegal even as it penetrates the world of mainstream art.

    Vandals provides insight into a hidden movement that is dangerously appealing. Instead of simply photographing the finished works, Müller documents the process behind it. Across 192 pages, Vandals reveals the atmosphere, emotional tension, passion and teamwork behind each act of urban vandalism.

    Hardcover
    192 Pages
    Format: 30 x 24 cm

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  26. World of Urban Decay

    Arresting art photography takes the curious into the depths of worlds that normally remain hidden behind gardens overrun with wild vegetation and tall fences blazoned with “Keep Out!” signs. Photographer Martin ten Bouwhuijs’s regular urban exploration missions throughout Western Europe have culminated in this collection of haunting images made in abandoned hospitals, morgues, monasteries, power plants, schools, factories, swimming pools, and castles. Each location is described in a brief history. Capturing the venues in various states of neglect, these photographs reveal remnants of once-habitable spaces: from furniture still in place but covered in thick dust to dramatic vaulted ceilings speckled in mold and water stains to walls that have given way in complete disrepair. More than 150 dramatic images continually heighten anticipation by showing long views down empty corridors and wide views of rooms with doors that lead elsewhere – you never really know what you are going to see around the next corner.
    Author: Martin ten Bouwhuijs started urban exploration after seeing a TV news report on the subject. He went to his first factory the next day. He lives in the Netherlands.
     
    Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 196 illustrations | 176 pp | Hard Cover

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  27. States of Decay - Urbex New York

    A unique exploration of decaying infrastructure spanning abandoned power plants, hospitals, asylums, schools, theaters, steel mills, prisons, factories, hotels, cathedrals, blast furnaces, and convents to a boat graveyard.
     
    This extended photo essay features photography by intrepid urban explorers around New York and the northeastern United States. Urbex photographers have faithfully documented their exploits at The Seaview Tuberculosis Sanatorium on Staten Island, The Steubenville Steel works, Rockland Psychiatric Hospital, Union Carbide, Buffalo Central Terminal and dozens more.
     
    This new breed of urban adventurers take a savage ride through the invisible story of the North Eastern USA. From New York City to the infamous Rust Belt, once home to America’s heavy industry, States of Decay brings you a glimpse of the broken, doomed and entropic dreamlands on the outskirts of "civilization."
     
    160 pages, Hardcover, 9 1/2'' x 9 1/2'' (241 x 241 mm)
    140 color photographs, English
    ISBN: 978-1-908211-12-5  $ 34.95

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  28. Im In Miami Bitch

    I'M IN MIAMI BITCH! is a full color 6x9" 216 page soft-cover art book the candidly captures the street art scene in the Wynwood area of Miami. This photo-journal was exclusively photographed by Andrew Kaufman. The foreward is by Kenny Scharf and a Q&A with BOOKSIIII BISCHOF. 

         In the fall of 2012 with Art Basel Miami Beach quickly approaching I decided to ensconce myself in the street art scene of Wynwood to tell the story. An area once known as “El Barrio” and now gentrified into the Wynwood Art District, every year in late November artists from around the world descend on the streets of Wynwood to remake the facade of almost every building, overhead door and nook or cranny where paint could be applied.

    Artists included: CITE, CZRPRZ, HEIST, CRAOLA-DABS-MYLA-WITNES, BOBO, KING SLOTZ, PANEK, RATHS UP, PINKO, JAM 104, AUBS, EWOK, PIA, 2 SQUARE, SECRET, ISHMAEL, KENTON PARKER, ART CREAM TRUCK, CYST, FUMEROISM, POSE-MSK, CHANEY, PRESSA HALL, LAWS CREW, MOLLY ROSE FREEMAN, SOLO RM, ZIMER, PATCH WHISKEY, GLORIA MURIEL, NEMEL, SINTEX, ATOMIK, PHAME, SP1, TUBS, JUNK, TRAGEK, SAKIROO, MIG, RIDLE, RUBY, ENX, MAGEK, PEZ, GOREY, 131, LA PANDILLA, SERUM, GRABSTER, SINER, D.A.D.E., SEWR, EPHEMERON, CONE, FUNKADELIQCLIQUE, 33THIRD, FUBAR, FLORA, POGO, SAMUEL MARK ART, FEW AND FAR, CHARLIE BROWN, FLIK, EL KENOR, KENNY SCHARF, MARMER, BLINK, KAS, SLIP1, CHANOIR, XUPET NEGRE, TOREK, AMOS, CEPLSCREAM & DAZE, WERE IN MIAMI BITCH!

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  29. Outdoor Gallery - New York City

    Outdoor Gallery – New York City documents the vibrancy of the diverse contemporary street art environment of New York City. The book predominantly collects the work of New York based artists, running the gamut from old school graffiti writers such as COPE2, to contemporary street artists such as HELLBENT, EKG, ASVP, CERN and GAIA. Their work is showcased alongside that of some international fellow travelers including NICK WALKER, THE YOK, SHERYO and KRAM. The book features hundreds of pieces of art by 46 different artists. The well-photographed works are accompanied by the artists musings on New York, street art and their own work and processes. This work is non-permanent and necessarily current and relevant. In Outdoor Gallery New York resident and author Yoav Litvin successfully documents the zeitgeist.
     
    CONTRIBUTORS (FROM A-Z)
    Adam Dare
    Alice Mizrachi
    Army Of One / Jc2
    Astrodub
    Asvp
    Bishop203
    Bunnym
    Cern
    Chris Stain
    Chrisrwk
    Cope2
    Dain
    Ekg
    Elle Deadsex
    Elsol25
    Enzo & Nio
    Free5
    Fumero
    Gaia
    Gilf!
    Hellbent
    Icy & Sot (Iran)
    Indie184
    Jilly Ballistic
    Joe Iurato
    Kram (Spain)
    Lillian Lorraine
    Lunarnewyear
    Miyok
    Nd’a
    Never Satisfied
    Nick Walker (UK)
    Ocmc
    Optimo Primo
    Overunder
    Phetus88
    Qrst
    Roycer
    Russell King
    Sheryo (Singapore)
    Shiro
    Sofia Maldonaldo (Puerto Rico)
    The Yok (Australia)
    Toofly
    Tripel
    Vengrwk
     
    Published by Gingko Press
    240 pages, Hardcover
    9 1/2" x 11 1/2"
    190 Illustrations, English

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  30. 100 European Graffiti Artists

    One hundred extraordinary artists representing many European cities, each with its own and often uniquely inspiring graffiti scene, including London, Amsterdam, Paris, and more. This dense, sprawling portfolio is the product of “modern day documenter” Steam 156′s undisputed knowledge of European graffiti, and includes artist profiles, most written by the artists themselves, crew affiliations, locations, the year they started, details about style, influences, and characteristic strokes, contours, and angles, with hundreds of photos in all. A medium of powerful, youthful, artistic expression, graffiti spread rampantly across Europe in the early 1980s–and has never ceased. Cities across the continent are now hosts to halls of fame, abandoned spaces, and streets full of incredible work by artists, featured in this book, who are carrying the art form boldly into the future and expanding its influence even further.
     
    Size: 12″ x 9″ | 889 color photos | 224 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764346583 | Binding: hard cover

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  31. Blade - King of Graffiti

    BLADE has already told his life story through graffiti. Now, more than forty years into his career and armed with an incredible memory, BLADE sits down with Chris Pape to reflect on growing up in the Bronx in the turbulent 1970s, and recounts the highs and lows of his storied career, holding nothing back. BLADE is considered “The King of Graffiti” because, by 1980, after painting 5,000 wildly creative trains, he stopped counting. This book parallels the New York graffiti movement almost from its inception, moving through its glory years in the mid-1970s, when BLADE earned his title, and ending in the global art scene, where he remains a major presence. BLADE helped New York graffiti become internationally famous by making it look fun, and, for reasons of quantity, quality, and, perhaps above all, for sheer spirit, BLADE may very well be the most popular graffiti artist with his peers. Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 653 images | 256 pp ISBN13: 9780764346613 | Binding: hard cover

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  32. Under the Bridge - The East 238th Street Graffiti Hall Of Fame

    Under the Bridge: The East 238th Street Graffiti Hall Of Fame
    by Paul Cavalieri
     
    Join Paul “Cavs” Cavalieri on a journey through graffiti history and the evolution of a major cultural landmark. In this account, Cavs shares his experiences under the Bronx’s East 238th Street bridge, which over the years has become a Bronx “Graffiti Hall of Fame,” through an astonishing, lifelong photographic diary. From the late 1950s to the 1990s, graffiti artists would congregate here to express themselves by unleashing their creative ENERGY. In this adopted home away from home, generations of graffiti artists formed bonds as well as rivalries. Take in four decades’ worth of work from prolific artists including Boots119, Sent, and Sien5. Also represented are graffiti writers from the Woodlawn and Wakefield neighborhoods, connected by the famous concrete viaduct built between 1929 and 1931, as well as unique and personal insights into successive generations of crews, such as a recent, major contributor from Matilda Avenue.
     
    Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 489 color photos | 176 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764345920 | Binding: hard cover

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  33. Street Art London

    London is finally getting its due as one of the most international hubs for street art today. Its sooty brick walls are decorated with the liveliest and freshest street art in the world from an array of talent, both international and home-grown. Street Art London presents a carefully curated roster of work from global megastars such as Obey, Banksy, Space Invader and Roa, to rising newcomers like Malarky and Mobstr.
     
    Publisher Dokument Press is considered the authority on street art books, and Frank Steam156 Malt is one of the most respected and influential street art photographers working today. The art he captures is accompanied here by exclusive quotes from the creators themselves, giving fresh insight to their work.
     
    Street Art London acts as a permanent snapshot of an impermanent form in a constantly evolving environment. What sets this book apart is its sheer awesomeness, it doesn’t set out to bring the most “hip” street art, it simply brings you the best.

    Photography: Frank “Steam 156” Malt
    Language: English
    Pages: 160
    Size: 19x22x2 cm
    Cover: Hard cover
    Release date: 2013
    ISBN: 9789185639588

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  34. Kaos - Vandals in Motion

    Kaos – Vandals In Motion is a book about one of Europes most important graffiti writers. Through interviews with Kaos and other graffiti artists the story of Kaos life is told. From the start 1985 in the town of Uppsala. Through the golden years of graffiti in the Stockholm subway stations and the intensive train writing in 1993. The appearance of the Falck-guards in 1996 and the void when they dissapeared in 2003, only to be replaced by new guards. Kaos has lived trough them all and is a constant in a graffiti world that keeps changing.
     
    Kaos – Vandals In Motion contains unique interviews with more than 20 of Swedens most well known graffiti writers, never before seen photos and an adrenalin filled story that will blow the mind of any graffiti afficiando.

    Author: Torkel Sjöstrand
    Language: Swedish
    Pages: 160
    Size: 24x25x2 cm
    Cover: Hard cover
    Illustrations: 200
    Release date: 12-03-10
    ISBN: 978-91-85639-52-6

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  35. Graffiti and Street Art

    The traditional letter-based writing that appeared on the streets of Philadelphia and New York over forty years ago has evolved into two distinct disciplines. While both thrive illegally and challenge the concept of public space, the new wave of street art puts greater emphasis on figures, abstraction, symbols and formal techniques.
     
    This incisive and highly readable survey traces the evolution of graffiti and street art and explores the motivations and practices of the leading exponents. Terms and language are examined in detail – from tags and throwies to culture jamming and ⁠subvertising – along with their many influences and genres.
     
    Uniquely, Graffiti and Street Art analyses not just the work, but the functions of graffiti and street art and their increasingly important role in urban visual culture. The picture that emerges is a rich celebration of two of the defining art movements of the twenty-first century.
     
    Anna Wacławek began researching graffiti and street art in the late 1990s, travelling extensively in Canada and the USA as well as Japan, China, Poland, Germany, the UK, France and Spain to conduct first-hand analysis. She holds several professional qualifications in art history and currently works at Concordia University, Montreal, in the Department of Art History.

    ISBN 9780500204078
    21.00 x 15.00 cm
    Paperback
    208pp
    With 211 illustrations
    First published 2011

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  36. Graffiti Argentina

    With quotes from the key players, including JAZZ and the Brazilian twins OS GEMEOS, this book traces the story of Argentina’s vibrant but little-known graffiti scene – from the beginnings of graffiti in the 1990s and artists’ city escapades, to the underground use of tags, train graffiti and political paintings, and the sketches and designs that have come off the street to influence the whole visual culture of this exciting country.
     
    ISBN 9780500514412
    17.00 x 26.70 cm
    PLC (no jacket)
    152pp
    With over 500 colour illustrations
    First published 2008

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  37. Sticker City

    For some forty years, city streets have been home to the modern graffiti movement, and now there is a fresh creative twist. Walls, phone booths, curbs, traffic signs—in cities around the world public surfaces are adorned with hand-painted or hand-crafted posters and stickers.
     
    Claudia Walde, aka Mad C and herself a graffiti artist, traveled the globe from Philadelphia to Prague, Barcelona to Berlin, to meet the great names in street art and to find the creative custodians of the new sticker cities. More than eighty artists are represented, with images chosen from over 7,000 examples. Mad C first covers the scene’s history, including Shepard Fairey’s Obey Giant propaganda campaign, Blek le Rat’s stencil graffiti, and Revs’s sensational sticker flood in New York City in the 1990s. Her documentation of the contemporary scene includes fascinating insights into the techniques used by today’s artists: Swoon and her amazing cut-outs, Invader’s ceramic mosaics, and Above’s wooden arrows.
     
    Format: Softcover
    Pages: 192
    Artwork: 317 illustrations, 308 in color
    Size: 8.1 in x 10.1 in x 0.7 in
    Published: May 17th, 2007
    ISBN-10: 050028668X

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  38. Born in the Streets - Graffiti

    Beginning in July 2009, the Fondation Cartier will be hosting an exhibition that celebrates street art. The show and the accompanying catalogue first reexamine the birth and evolution of the graffiti movement in New York in the early 1970s, and feature documentation from that time, including press clips and photographs of tags and graffiti by artists such as Lee, Seen, and Lady Pink, among others. The book then explores the explosion of creativity worldwide that followed the New York movement, especially in Paris, which became the nerve center for European graffiti in the 1980s. It juxtaposes the different aesthetics of cities like New York, Paris, London, Berlin, and Sao Paulo, highlighting styles specific to each city and the diverse practices of contemporary artists who began in the graffiti movement. There are interviews with artists who influenced the development of street art and with others, such as gallery owners, who were involved in its evolution.

    Product Details:
    Paperback: 240 pages
    Publisher: Thames & Hudson (September 16, 2009)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 0500976953
    ISBN-13: 978-0500976951
    Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 0.1 x 1.4 inches

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  39. Eloquent Vandals

    Definitive book on one of the worlds leading street art festivals featuring exclusive essays from some of scene’s biggest names. Over 300 pages of exclusive images including works by Swoon, Brad Downey, David Choe, Vhils, Blu, Ericailcane, Logan Hicks, Dface, Nick Walker, Judith Supine, Graffiti Research Lab, Blek Le Rat and many more...
     
    Eloquent Vandals tells the story of how Stavanger, a small city on the West Coast of Norway gained a global reputation for Street Art. For the past six years, the annual Nuart Festival has invited an international team of Street Artists to use the city as their canvas. From tiny stencils and stickers to building sized murals, from illicit wheat-paste posters on the outskirts of the city to “Landmark“ pieces downtown, found everywhere from run down dwellings and train sidings to the city’s leading galleries and fine art institutions, Eloquent Vandals documents the development of not only Nuart, but also one of the most exciting art movements of our times.
     
    Features specially commissioned essays and texts by Carlo McCormick, Tristan Manco, Logan Hicks, Steven Harrington & Jaime Rojo, Leon Cullinane and Martyn Reed. 

    Editors: Martyn Reed, Marte Jølbo, Victoria Bugge Øye,
    Features: 304 Pages, full colour, hardcover
    Format: 21 x 26cm
    Language: English & Norwegian
    Publisher : Kontur Publishing

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  40. Blurring Boundaries

    208 pages, Softcover
    9 1/2 x 11 3/4"
    250 Illustrations, English
     
    Hendrick Beikirch, or ECB, is seeking to change our perception of what graffiti is or can be by extending its limits. ECB is a German painter working on large-scale black and white or grayscale murals in public spaces worldwide. This new book is a compilation of the artists work, and provides insight into that work through both interviews and photographs of his process and execution. ECB looks for new approaches and blurs the lines between fine art and graffiti. The scale of his outdoor murals does not take away from the familiarity created in his portraits, often of anonymous faces, making the work accessible to the masses. The astounding scale he works at is made evident in one of his best-known works,  "Where there is no struggle, there is no strength". Located in Busan, South Korea, the mural of a local fisherman is over 20 stories and measures 230 feet, making it Asias tallest mural. Photographs in the book show the work in progress, as well as its context situated against the backdrop of Busans skyscrapers. Blurring Boundaries is an intimate photographic look at ECBs process, body of work and the people who inspire him.

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  41. Banksy in New York

    128 pages pages, Hardcover
    8” x 10”
    180 Illustrations, English
     
    Photographer Ray Mock takes you along on his exciting hunt for new Banksy work during the famous “Better Out Than In” project in his new book Banksy in New York. This personal narrative offers a day-by-day account of Banksy’s first New York residency, chronicling works that include “Sirens of the Lambs” and the Central Park stand at which original works by Banksy were sold for only $60. Mock’s work captures not only Banksy’s artwork but the reactions of the public and media frenzies that often accompanied it, giving fans a direct window into the frenetic scavenger hunt that took over New York City in October 2013. Banksy in New York offers a closer look at Banksy’s witty and irreverent art and the varied responses it received, while lending insight into the artist’s sharp social commentary. This book is a must-have for those new to the scene and Banksy fanatics alike.

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  42. Soul of Hamburg

    Beautiful hard cover book.

    It includes pictures taken over the past four years, as well as others of which some were unpublished till now.
    In addition, it is our initiative aiming to translate an internet project into the print medium.
     
    Soul of Hamburg – Moderne Straßenfotografie
    over 280 photographs (colour, black and white)
    Gudberg Nerger Verlag
    
ISBN 978-3-943061-44-4

    
160 pages, hard cove

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  43. Manifold Machinations

    “Manifold Machinations: Tribute Refined” was published to coincide with Pablo Power’s solo exhibition “A Circle Unbroken: Tributes in Pattern” at No Romance galleries’ historic Broadway space in lower Manhattan. The book highlights motifs of history, portraits of obsession, betrayal and the manifold mechanisms of retracing and refining. It traces Power’s acknowledgement of his-own obsessive nature as well as preoccupations with the obsessions of others, as a 
    core source of inspiration behind and throughout his work. Pablo Power is known for his paintings, sculptural pieces, experimental media, and a unique use of interchangeable elements, materials and surfaces.
     
    60 pages, full color, perfect bound. Limited to 125 copies, only a few available

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  44. MA'CLAIM Photorealistic Graffiti

    Maclaim is a German crew known for spraying some of the finest photorealistic graffiti to come out of a can. This books follows the crew through it's daily triumphs and travels at graffiti jams and competitions, showcases Maclaim's commercial work, and perhaps most uniquely, shares the techniques involved in developing amazingly realistic aerosol art by means of detailed step by step photos along with illustrations and captions. Other Chapters include an overview of the Weimar City graffiti scene, profiles of members of the posse, Hall of Fames work, and a glossary. Great Book, 160 pages

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  45. Surface (Søren Solkær)

    Søren Solkær has traveled the globe to create Surface, a collection that captures some of the most important names in street art and graffiti. Dynamic images of artists alongside their work provide an adrenaline-fueled look at street art culture and the creators that paint, tag and wheat paste every wall, bridge, building and sign they can reach. Street art aficionados will be captivated by the images of their favorite artists, while the uninitiated will be instantly drawn in by the unrelenting color and in-your-face design of every piece. Surface reaches down deep to capture the living, beating heart of the street art scene. Artists featured include COPE2, ELLE, DabsMyla, Shepard Fairey, LISTER, and more.

    Published by Gingko Press
    240 pages, 9 1/2" x 12 1/2", Hardcover
    250 Illustrations, ISBN: 9781584235798

     

     

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  46. Graffiti ist Jazz mit Buchstaben

    Sabine Ullrich and Frank Pudel accompanied and studied the graffiti and street art scene in Mid-Germany Area with the photo camera for two years. All portrayed protagonists in this book share the same big passion: painting building facades with spray cans – sometimes socio-critical as a meditative act, sometimes inspired by baroque, spontaneous and artistically innovative or as a rewarded, commissioned piece. In many cases, their artworks are vanished, repainted or weather-beaten in a short time. What remains, is only the photo.
     
    • pages: 160 pages
    • format: hardcover 240 x 165 mm
    • ISBN 978-3-95462-521-5
    • Shoplink & Preview

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  47. They Call Us Vandals

    160 pages, 100% color- Malcolm Jacobson is a photographer who recorded Swedish graffiti since 1988. This book is essentially a document where hundreds of his pictures show the life and the work of several graffiti writers. The paintings were buffed a long time ago, but the pictures in this book and the stories behind the artworks keep them alive forever. An essential book.

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  48. Aerosols

    AEROSOLS is the first book dedicated to European spray paint cans. After giving a brief historical summary, it presents colour photos of nearly 200 different spray paint cans from across Europe, made in the years from 1965 to 1999 and featuring contributions from several international collectors.

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  49. Train Ing

    This book documents the work of three years and largely shows trains , Line Pieces and many athmospheric pictures . After this print work the city of Ulm has become indispensable on the graffiti map.

    Text: German
    Hardcover
    approximately 240 pages
    Format : 26x26 cm

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  50. Katzen Gold

    It's finally happened: the boys of Out4Fame have published the first edition of their fool's gold book , to be followed by an entire book series in the future . The edition is strictly , to only 500 pieces , limited and shows on 100 pages all 260 photos . The focus is clearly on goods Graffiti from the Ruhr .
     
    Not only content can convince the first fool's gold book . Judging solely by the processing of the book from , this one would hardly touch a newcomer , because no other graffiti scene - book comes with such a high quality !
     
    Features
    :
    - Chas
    - Chokografie x JBCB
    - Deadly Habits
    - DFF GBR
    - FYE
    - Mote & RGue
    - Sdero
    - Shad & Radio
    - U.v.m.
     
    Hardcover with slipcase, Format: A4 , 100 pages Language: German

     

     

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  51. Sang 9 book

    64 pages, hardcover- The 9th Concept is a collective of young gifted artists who master modern graphic art technology while using a variety of possible materials. This volume presents the artworks created by the members of the collective for their exhibition, « Sang 9 » (translation from french: fresh blood). The exhibition developed from a central idea: to divert a banal French health insurance form in various stages with new creations by the Collective's founders and their guest artists : BigJul, Jerome, Cyril Fritsch, Alexone, Veenom, Romain, Citizen, Ankh. Each page reveals reproductions of their « bandages »printed as stickers which have contributed to the 9° Concept's fame both in the graffiti and graphic design worlds. Beside the obvious graphic quality of this work, it is also a remarkable testimony to the work of one of the most important graphic artists' collectives from this generation.

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  52. Flavien DeMarigny A.K.A. Mambo

    128 pages, hardcover- Paintings, drawings, installations and street art by Mambo. Works from 1999 to 2004. Texts by Dave Kinsey and many others.

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  53. Olivier Stak book

    62 pages, hardcover- Olivier Stak discovered graffiti during a trip to London in 1987. He painted his first graff in 1988 in Paris with Colorz. From 1988 to 1994, he worked at defining his style, writing on the walls of major European cities. The founder of WorldSigns, a quarterly review devoted to the art of graffiti, Olivier Stak, is undeniably rooted in urban expression (tag and graff). In 1995 he converted his signature into a logo and began to work with a variety of materials ranging from neons to stickers. This book features a selection of interventions completed between 1988 and 2004 in the city or in galleries and just as graffiti has been erased, the majority of the works presented in this book no longer exist.

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  54. Banksy Wall and Piece

    240 pages, softcover- Artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except may be when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Banksy is responsible for decorating the streets, walls, bridges and zoos of towns and cites throughout the world. Witty and subversive, his stencils show monkeys with weapons of mass destruction, policeman with smiley faces, rats with drills, and umbrellas. If you look hard enough you'll find your own. His statements, incitements, ironies and epigrams are by turns intelligent and cheeky comments on everything from the monarchy and capitalism to the war in Iraq and farm animals. His identity remains unknown, but his work is prolific. And now for the first time, he's putting together the best of his work - old and new in a fully illustrated colour volume.

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  55. Representa 04

    104 pages, softcover- 22 European graffiti artists are brought together to present their works in a Spanish museum... and the line-up of artists is incredible: Daim, Reso, Seak, Zedz, Dran and 17 others. This book is the \''making of\'' the event, with a lot of pictures of the graffiti writers walls and canvases. Through a broad selection of photographs and testimonies, Representa 04 \''Of calle Al museo\'' shows the evolution of these artists and their passage from the street to the museum. A powerful book!

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  56. Other - Fight book (+CD)

    88 pages, perfect bound B&W pages- A compilation of linocuts and drawing by Montreal artist Other, famous for his freight monikers. This book comes with a mini-CD by Sixtoo (Ninja Tunes). Limited edition of 1000 copies, with multicolored silkscreen outer sleeve.

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  57. The Art Of Rebellion 2

    208 pages, hardcover- The second edition of The Art of Rebellion is a very large book (compared to the smaller first issue) with even more artists featured and tons of new pictures. If you dig "street-art" culture, this book is definitely your bible. With each artist profile, you will find interviews and comments by the artist about its work. Here's a very incomplete list of the artists featured in this book: Roadsworth, Miss Van, Kid Acne, Faile, Blek le Rat, Dr.D, Akayism, Heavyweight, Matt Sewell, L'Atlas, G, Zevs, 56k, Stak, Erosie and MANY others. Highly recommended to all street-art lovers.

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  58. Boris Hoppek Y Sancho Panza

    192 pages, hardcover- Boris Hoppek is known as the creator of the Bimbo Dolls series. In addition to humorous new photo installations starring his Bimbos, the book includes a broad selection of Hoppek's fanciful portraits in chalk and spray paint that can be seen in the streets of cities from Barcelona to Berlin. These are supplemented by images of his work on cardboard boxes as well as numerous illustrations and sketches. Rather than approach his art theoretically, Hoppek simply does what he likes to do. This method gives all of his work an aura of childlike authenticity. The combination of amusing motifs and an attractive, handy format make this book an ideal gift.

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  59. I NY

    128 pages, softcover- Over the past few years, street art has been enjoying an international boom. This book captures its development in New York City during that time. Seven years of first hand experience with the successes and failures of this unlawful occupation has given the author/photographer a personal and respectful connection to the subject. Evidence of that connection- and a visible passion for New York, comes through in the photographs. I NY acknowledges the significance of the beginner and the dabbler as well as the more recognized and committed artist.

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  60. Lord of Mess

    208 pages, softcover- Jaybo has strongly influenced the development of European street art. He got to know the streets of Berlin at the age of 14 when he moved there from France. Since the early 90's he has been one of the creative engines of the street and graphic design scene in Berlin.Lord of Mess presents the broad spectrum of his new-school style artwork - from very clean-cut graphic design to glaring Hip Hop illustrations and installations. This monograph features Jaybo's font designs, logos, record covers and examples of his work as the Art Director of the lifestyle magazine Style and the Family Tunes. The characters, toys and clothes he has designed as the co-founder and chief designer of the street wear label Irie Daily are additionally showcased. The book also includes a CD with eight of Jaybo's striking fonts that can't be found anywhere else.

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  61. Graffiti Brasil

    128 pages, softcover- firsthand survey of the most original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade. Brazil's graffiti captivates with entirely fresh ideas, techniques, and messages: from the startling achievements of internationally renowned twin-brother painters Os Gemeos to the visual powers of the ubiquitous daredevil Pichadores. Whether one's taste is for extraordinary creative extremes amid urban deprivation, or for crafted murals at their most elaborate, Graffiti Brasil offers both stunning photography and in-depth history and insight. From the author of Stencil Graffiti and Street Logos.

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  62. Convergence

    272 pages, softcover- A phenomenal new collection from the creators of God Made Dirt, and Dirt Don't Hurt and God Made Dirt, and Dirt Don't Hurt - Visual Journal Project, Convergence presents six contemporary artists united by a uniqueness of vision, storytelling ability and a generosity of artistic spirit. Five of the artists hail from San Francisco, one from Brooklyn; all inhabit hidden worlds, real or imaginary, from fantastic alien realms to the frenetic landscape of the modern day commuter. Then there's the world of DJs and DJ culture and those crazy lands inhabited by deconstructed robotic animals. All are worlds we enter with voyeuristic glee, happily immersing ourselves in the ''otherness'' we find therein.

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  63. I Was Just Leaving (Richard Colman)

    148 pages, hardcover- Richard Colman lives, works and exhibits in Los Angeles California. Channeling Edward Gorey’s sinsister gothic style and Henry Darger’s twisted story-telling in equal measures, Colman’s work is finely rendered, dark, but also humorous. Over the past five years, Colman has exhibited in well received shows including a solo show at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles, and ground breaking group shows including Royal Elastics, Street Wise (London), and Career Days at MOCA D.C. with Dalek, Stephen Powers, Mike Giant, and NEWA.

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  64. Icepick Islandic Street Art

    220 pages, hardcover- Considering that the island nation of Iceland is home to just over a quarter of a million people, its street art scene is astoundingly robust, varied and inventive. Multi-talented author Thordis Claessen spent several years documenting the scene photographically and then designed and illustrated this brilliant book about the art, music and politics of the capital Reykjavik and its surrounding environs. The street art covers a wide range of themes and subject matter from traditional Icelandic icons to sheep, Vikings, fantastic gothic creations dreamt up during long Icelandic nights, and colorful graffiti pieces that evoke the New York street art scene. The methods and processes behind this rich, colorful, playful artwork are equally varied, and include traditional aerosol paint, wheat paste, stickers, grease pencils, paintbrushes, markers and chalk.

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  65. Urban Recreation

    160 pages, hardcover- Urban Recreation: City Art by Akay and Peter. This book shows you the work of this artist duo from Sweden. Graffiti, installations, constructions... their art is truely amazing and beautify the city they leave their mark in. A must have book!

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  66. I Stadens Spar

    98 pages, hardcover- Freelance photographer Johan Fredin-Knutzen is bringing you on a trip to discover the subway of Stockholm. You will see the tunels, the stations and other beautiful pictures of the subway system. This is not a graffiti book as it doesn't show graffiti pieces, but you can feel the graffiti vibe in each pictures, as you go deeper in the tunnels.

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  67. 2 Create (Book)

    This beautifully designed book showcases the work of nine pairs of New York City’s finest graffiti and street artists, delving deep into their backgrounds, techniques, and collaborative processes. Each duo consists of artists with unique styles who come together to create a larger-than-life work of street art in a neighborhood in New York, the birthplace of modern graffiti. Witness the immense creative potential of collaborations that have produced stunning examples of classic graffiti, collage work, screen printing, and murals. Each chapter provides access to a mysterious underworld, leading readers to secretive meetings of creative minds out of which ephemeral, yet nonetheless remarkable, works are born and later transferred onto walls, rooftops, trucks, and subway platforms. The combination of revealing interviews and colorful action photography produces a narrative arc of relationships—formed between individuals from diverse backgrounds and creative upbringings—that follows the artistic process from creative spark to collaborative masterpiece.

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  68. Glorious Attitude

    There’s no glory without attitude. And so Wholetrain Press opens a new editorial era to improve the depth of the Glorious project, taking it to the next level: ATTITUDE. If Glorious was an overview of work from the most active Italian (and not) trainbombers, Glorious ATTITUDE instead is a series of special monographic-books dedicated to the most worthy exponents of the made-in-Italy graffiti world. ATTITUDE is also a report documented through exclusive pics and statements which, chapter after chapter, create a sort of personal diary. Somehwere between déjà vu and sensations to which only those who have spent nights in rail yards can relate, Glorious ATTITUDE accompanies a continuously evolving phoenomenon, focusing on its main characters one at a time, in order to express every trainbomber’s subculture. The first book in the series comes from the ML’S crew and features Cook, an eclectic monster of the commuter-battle who has been for years setting on fire the northern Italy lines in particular. He is a character in a class of his own and as real a writer as they come. ATTITUDE offers a cross section made of pure style, lettering, colour and steel. Merry trainspotting to everybody.

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  69. Where's Banksy

    Where’s Banksy? fully captures the drama of this illustrious artist’s exploits on the world stage with clever chronologically-arranged maps.  The only survey that looks at Banksy’s entire street art career, from his earliest works in 2002 through Dismaland and to the present, the book details his most significant works one piece at a time, with photos and in-depth analysis of the history of each work as well as its often-deeper meaning. A modern day Robin Hood, Banksy’s public persona has grown to mythic proportions, making his actual identity irrelevant. And yet, he can be found in his art — work that is recognizable and accessible — stylized social commentary for the masses. This stunning new book is the ultimate introduction to the work of this brilliant artist and social pioneer.

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  70. The Birth Of Graffiti

    173 pages- A classic body of photographs, most never before seen in print, documenting New York graffiti's emergence. Presented full-frame, at high resolution, and with meticulous attention to the original color, this book brings to life the gritty, exciting New York of the early 1970s and the raw visual power of early graffiti. Sacha Jenkins, an authority on graffiti's history, puts these photographs in a broad historical context of an emerging youth culture that now reaches into every corner of art, fashion, and entertainment. At once nostalgic and inspirational, The Birth of Graffiti opens the way to a deeper appreciation of graffiti's historical and artistic significance.

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  71. Dumbo Acts of Vandalism and Stories of Love

    136 pages, hardcover- I dare anyone who has been to Italy, and especially Milan, in the past 10 years to claim that they have never seen the word 'DUMBO' written on the city walls. It's impossible Here, the artist behind those five obsessively repeated letters--who has brought the question art or vandalism to a country better known for its Renaissance painting and streamlined design--reveals himself and the enigmatic art underground that has nurtured him over the last decade. Photographs depicting the clandestine routines of graffiti writing for Italy's most popular street artist accompany almost 200 color pictures of Dumbo's work all over Italy and Europe. Artist Barry McGee--who honored Dumbo in a piece done for the European opening of the American street art show Beautiful Losers--says in a preface here, Dumbo represents everything right in this world by doing everything we are told is wrong.

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  72. Writing The Memory of the City

    232 pages. Berlin is still the city of writing of modern times. This book assembles 15 Berlin artists from a circle that originated in writing. They are linked by a long, partly shared experience in Berlin''˜s public space. The reader is given an insight into the ideas and thoughts of a heretofore hermetic movement, whose effects are mainly revealed on the surface. Alongside an assortment of essays, they lead us on a journey away from the common city image, and into a remarkable landscape of outlooks and strata, spaces and dreams, visible and invisible cities. With artists: Daniel Tagno, Brom, Try One, Nick, Christian Schellenberger, Thomas Wiczak, Spair, Matthias Wermke, Mare 139, Skki, Peter Osten, Stefano Micheel, Meira Ahmemulic, Donwood Bricks, Wilhelm Klotzek, Akim One, P Vector Codierer, Bus 126, Konrad Muhe and Thomas Bratzke.

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  73. Playground Sweden

    144 pages. In just a few years, Swedish street art has boomed. Anonymous artists have been using the city as a playground, and its streets as their parliament. Street art raises questions, but once it reaches the audience, there are no answers. How does the urge to feel responsible for your immediate environs arise? Why are some expressions within street art more accepted than others? Why do so few women choose to work in public space? How is this art affected by advertising? Playground Sweden gives the answer through the accounts of 30 of Sweden's most interesting street artists. Playground Sweden is a travel report through text and image, abook on contemporary Swedish art that refuses to follow conventional rules. Richly illustrated with unique pictorial material that will show you not only the finished product, but also the creative process of street art.

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  74. Vossia (Herbert Baglione)

    96 pages, hardcover- Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Herbert Baglione has become highly respected and recognized around the world for his distinctly singular work both on the streets and from the studio. Influenced by his older brother, Herbert began drawing at the age of three and never looked back, going on to create evocative works rich in emotion and attaining a level of sophistication and diversity in his work that distinguishes him from many artists working today. The heart of his work is formed by his relationship to emotional matters such as death, human coldness, family, the world and the work of other artists and his strong desire to retain his sense of wonderment as it pertains to the world around him.

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  75. Shaft (Book)

    128 pages, softcover- by Doze Green & David Ellis. Two of the most influential graffiti turned fine artists active today, New York City residents Doze Green and David Ellis fuse the true meaning of hip-hop with contemporary art styles to create a hybrid of visual sounds that are truly unique and original. In their collaborative book and project, Shaft, each artist takes their trademark styles and characters and interconnects both elements on a site-specific project upon an elevator shaft. The results epitomize the roots of hip-hop and both artists reflect the 21st century urban landscape.The 128-page book comes with a pull-out poster that captures the entirety of the shaft project.

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  76. Came A Yeux (Alexone)

    208 pages, softcover- Came A Yeux is a compilation of AlexOne's work, from graffiti to street-art to canvases. Enter the world of one of the best graffiti artist from France.

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  77. London Street Art 2

    96 pages, hardcover- Photojournalist Alex MacNaughton continues to traverse London's streets looking for the best graffiti. His first collection of photographs was eagerly snatched up by graffiti enthusiasts. Now featuring 150 new images, his latest book is full of color and life. Political, funny, angry, or just plain weird; in stencil or spray paint, the images here present a London simmering with artistic passion. The book opens with a map of MacNaughton's travels in London, detailing his quest for the perfect piece of street art. Following are page after page of riotous color photographs, bearing witness to the skill and talent possessed by the artists who practice it. This great looking, affordable volume provides a lasting record of this most fleeting of art forms.

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  78. Urban Art Photography

    216 pages, hardcover- Berlin is a particularly strong magnet for international street artists and its landscape is filled with artwork and signatures that are inventing new visual codes. But the impressions that these artists leave are inevitably fleeting as their art falls victim to the city’s unrelenting development. Luckily, the book Urban Art Photography serves as a permanent documentation and time capsule of both the creation and evolution of these constantly changing images.

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  79. 100 Calligraphic Alphabets

    This typeface collection combines the elegance of calligraphic lettering with remarkable ease of use, making it an ideal resource for artists, illustrators, and anyone in need of distinctive graphics. Choose from 100 carefully selected fonts―ranging from such classic styles as Mainz Gothic and Certificatext to the distinctive modern motifs of Bosworth, Accord, and Zebra.
    Each alphabet includes uppercase letters; most also feature lowercase letters and the numerals 0 through 9. These inexpensive and copyright-free alphabets are easy to reproduce on any standard copier, and they provide a tremendous variety of unique typefaces that will add elegance to diplomas, certificates, documents, and a host of other print projects.

    • Series: Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
    • Paperback: 112 pages
    • Language: English
    • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.3 x 11 inches

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  80. A letter to a friend'' - A book by Death Vallée (Book)

    Death Vallée is a compulsive photographer, obsessive, sick and anxious. Self-taught, he presents his work as a diary for years on his blog: www.deathvallee.com

    For his first book, he gives us a graphic novel, a letter to a loved one who is missing. A story that happens to us all: "A letter to a friend”. 

    Hardcover; 15cm x 21cm

    127 pages

    offset print (printed and bound in the EU)

    Text: English / French

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  81. All City

    This compelling look at graffiti explores the many aspects of this shocking, raw, and often vulgar art form that are not typically discussed. The hearts and minds of obsessive graffiti writers are revealed, and a range of controversial topics are addressed. What motivates them? How do they live? Why and how do they become interested in what many see as vandalism? The techniques and tools of the trade are examined, and interviews with notorious graffiti writers from around the world are included. Filled with stunning and rare color photographs of some of the deadliest tags, throw-ups, cross-outs, and burners from the private collections of graffiti legends, this book will be treasured by graffiti writers, those fascinated by hip-hop culture, and individuals interested in urban art and the lives and motives of obsessive vandals.

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  82. Artivism

    Artivism, is becoming a common way of denouncing conflicts, of being a megaphone of the unfairness, demanding more public space or pushing political agendas; in short, to highlight what does not work well. Artivists use art as a weapon of public and social exigency charged with particular doses of shrewdness, inventiveness, imagination, sense of humour and, above all, social impact, either throughout impressive pieces or the most subtle and invisible actions. Navigating through the curiosity, emotion and concern of the new artivists; We walk the paths of a creativity committed to reflection, criticism and the eternal pursuit of social justice.

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  83. Athens: End of Peace

    As the political and economical turmoil in Greece continues unabated, the city of Athens and its passenger rail system have been covered in graffiti by locals and traveling European and American writers. This volume, the fourth and biggest in our series of Euro graff books, documents illegal graffiti in Athens (including more than fifty cleantrain photos!).

    Writers featured include, among many others, 1281, 1UP CREW, APER, AREES, BAMBOO, BUNES, DECA, DEMO, DEXA, ESEM, ETHER, FLUOR, FOLKS, GANS, GOFEY, GUES, HORFE, JICK, MIDAS, MIKS, MISS17, MOAR, MOSA, MOSES, MSER, NINO, OMICK, OPEN, OS GEMEOS, OTIS, PACES, RISOT, RUNS, SILENT, SNOEMAN, SPLID, STACE, TAPS, TARTA, TERA, TUNES, UTAH, WASE, YEABOI and YES2

    116 pages, 9"x6", perfect-bound, full color, individually painted and stamped covers, hand-numbered edition of only 100 copies.

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  84. Analog VS Digital Book

    Since 1998 Peter Stelzig devotes himself fully to taking photos of graffiti art in Berlin. And in his book Analog vs. Digital Trainwriting Artphotography he focuses on all the different techniques of digital and analog photography.

    With the help of detailed explanations, assistance according to the equipment and loads of know-how Peter Stelzig wants to encourage people to use far more than the auto-mode of the camera and also communicates a broad spectrum of opportunities by explaining special procedures like double exposure or lomography to the reader. And additionally you'll get some advice concerning slide films, black-and-white films, infrared films and even some tricks for filming with special effects.

    Despite the comprehensive guide on photography, the 170 pages show mostly trainwritings on cable cars and undergrounds in Berlin. On more than 300 illustrations Peter Stelzig shows a wide range of coloured trains, which he documented with various techniques over the last 14 years. So this book is not so much a how-to-damage-property guide, it's more a instruction on how to get better at photo documentation.


    Artists: Abis, Area, Crush, Drow, Easd, Enter, Fister, Fler, Front, Great, Guard, Heys, Hydro, Inzh, Kaze, Kird, Kicks, Kiss, Lazer, Lazr, Mamba, Matrix, Moar, Nerz, Odik, Oups, Pesd, Rage, Reck, Rino, Roger, Roy, Rumba, Ruzd, Smoc, Shake, Sharp, Skim, Spider, Sone, Sput, Stereo, Tags, Teser, Tok, Tour, Trane, True, Trus, Wild, Zok...1up, Blow, Buzz, Drm, Funkiez, Huskies, Ko, Mrn, Nhs, Rip, Sma, Tck, Tls and many more.

    Hardcover, 172 pages, language: English/German.

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  85. The Art Of Rebellion 4

    One of the most successful street art series ever published with 100,000 copies in print,  Art of Rebellion was the originator, presenting the finest artwork ever created by artists on the street worldwide. Now at long last comes a new volume featuring approximately 100 artists with their personal favorites — innovative work in a variety of media that arrests our attention and transforms our cities into open air museums. Artists featured include Dave the Chimp,  SPY, KR, Swoon, Vhils, Stak, Jordan Seiler, Leon Reid, Ripo, PMH, Akroe, Sat One, Egs, Mysterious Al, Nuria Mora, Mambo, Eltono, Paul Insect, Dotsy, Toasters, Felipe Pantone ,Graphic Surgery, SPY, HuskMitNavn, Ox, Ermsy, Jace, L‘Atlas, *G, Space Invader, Vlady Art, Skewville, WK Interact, Dmote, Nomad, Mark Drew, The Wa, Ji Lee, Stain, Roadsworth, M-City, Kami & Sasu, East Eric, Supakitch, Koralie, Bo & Microbo, Bla+ and many more.

    Published by Publikat
    Hardcover
    9 1/4" X 11 3/4"
    ISBN: 978-3-939566-49-6

    $39.95

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  86. Art from the Streets

    Art from the Streets presents the world’s most iconic street artists for the first time in Southeast Asia. Tracing 40 years of street art, the walls of ArtScience Museum located at the iconic Marina Bay Singapore will be invaded for a period of five months. The exhibition catalog by curator and street art expert Magda Danysz introduces the reader to the most important street artists worldwide and gives an overview to the most important styles and techniques used in the art form. With her own gallery having operated between Shanghai, London and Paris for the last decade, Danysz uses her expertise to also shine a spotlight on urban art in Southeast Asia for the first time.

    Featured artists include: Banksy, Tarek Benaoum, Stéphane Bisseuil, Blade, Crash, Speak Cryptic, D*face, Fab 5 Freddy, FAILE, Shepard Fairey (aka OBEY), Futura, JR, L'Atlas, Ludo, M-City, Miss. Tic, Nasty, EKO, Felipe Pantone, Quik, Lee Quinones, Blek le Rat, Rero, Remi Rough, André Saraiva, Seen, Seth, Invader, Sten Lex, Tanc, Hua Tunan, Yok & Sheryo, YZ, Zevs and many more.

    230 pages. 

    9.1 x 0.8 x 11 inches.

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  87. The Art Of The Mural Vol.1

    This firstinstallment in a four-part series is a celebratory tour of some of the mostvibrant, impressive, contemporary mural art in the world. Fifty artistsfrom six continents share nearly 400 examples of their best work and a littlebit about their own lives and journeys as muralists. The criteria for inclusionin the book was simple: the artists had to be full-time muralists who push theboundaries of the art form and engage with the medium as a vital social concept.Many of these artists don’t have homes; they travel the globe, entering foreigncommunities and cultures, and find shelter from hosts of festivals or artlovers. It’s this dedication to their craft that sets this breed of artistsapart from traditional artists, such as painters and sculptors, but their levelof commitment is also what bridges the worlds of fine art and street art.

    Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 273 color photos | 216 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764350016 | Binding: hard cover

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  88. Art of Writing Your Name

    The fine art of calligraphy found its way into the graffiti and street art scene. This event marks the birth of the so-called calligraffiti genre. That's why we present you with a comprehensive book: the The Art of Writing Your Name Book.

    Under the motto of 'visualisation of the word' this book treats the beginnings and all forms of this new genre with the help of well-known artists, like Chaz Bojorquez, JonOne, CRYPTIC, and of course the pioneer of calligraffiti himself Niels SHOE Meulman.

    This book contains no less than 35 artists of more than 3 generations and uncountable nations and shows their work and different styles with high-quality and well located and perfectly shooted pics.

    Everything from street to gallery, or from asphalt to canvas is represented in means of location and surface. But also the various tools used by the artists will suprise or even stun you.

    For artists and fans alike, who are keen to know the latest trends, this book is obligatory.

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  89. Banksy This Is Not A Photo Opportunity

    This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy’s most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain’s now-legendary “guerilla” street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy’s work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has documented dozens of the most important and impressive works by the legendary political artist, most of which are no longer in existence.

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  90. Chaz Bojorquez

    Legendary artist Chaz Bojo—rquez is a student of the world and an American treasure all at once. In this stunning monograph, Boj—orquez’s artistic progression is revealed one decade at a time, beginning in the 1970s. His early interest in Los Angeles’s native ‘Cholo’ style graffiti writing was later tempered by his work in Asian calligraphy and his studies at Chouinard Art Institute. As the book unfolds through the decades, the diversity and range of Bojo—rquez’s work becomes evident: street graffiti, paintings, logos, type intensive graphic design work and forays into cinema and fashion are all executed to the highest level. The illustrations are accompanied by fascinating stories about how Chaz started as an artist and includes an in-depth interview with Amanda Erlanson. Los Angeles art critic Peter Frank also contributes an essay in the telling of this artist’s fascinating life story.

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  91. Classic Hits

    The most visual book on early 1970s graffiti ever published. The authors were themselves artists and maintain long friendships with other artists, as well as photo archives of the time, on display in this one-of-a-kind book. Early 70s New York saw the growth of a new phenomenon. Key pioneers tell their own story. Eye-opening first-hand story accounts in pictures and text. The names names here have star status far beyond graffiti culture; without them, no Seen, no Banksy, no Revok. In this glimpse of a different New York, there is an invaluable picture of graffiti in the early, playful years. Essays and quotations by: Ale One, All Jive 161, Blade, Cay 161, Checker 170, Clyde, Death, FDT 56, Flint 707, Iz The Wiz, Jester 1, Joe 182, Lava, LSD OM, Mico, Pnut 2, Roger 1, Ski 168, Snake 1, Taki 183, Vamm Photos by: Alan Fleisher, Robert Browning, Bill Ray, Jack Stewart

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  92. The Comag - Book

    The Comag is one darn crazy combination on massive 218 pages. Imagine a comic. Now image every frame is a picture of a Graff and all together tell a story. This concept builds a storyline, which in turn introduces loads of trains and walls. For anyone, who likes a fresh idea and can’t get enough of the ABM Crew.

    And btw: this incredible mag/fanzine comes with binoculars, a fabric bag and some real nice stickers!

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  93. Cosmonometry

    Prefaced by Mode2, Cosmonometry is the first monograph dedicated to the artist Pro 176, an active member of the CP5, GT, UB and RTZ crews, to name a few. The book motions from his beginnings in the 90’s to nowadays, exploring the universe of this artist rooted in Graffiti culture. Throughout the pages, his cosmic murals, his sketches and canvases show Pro176’s evolution towards what is now commonly called “Galactik Style”. Cosmonometry is his relentless research in letter geometry. Trough over 400 visuals and essays on his arts, the artist gives us the full generosity of his art. The reflections of prestigious contributors such as Skeme, Oeno, Cope2 or Jay1, amongst others, emphasize his own words. Diksa: “Pro176 doesn’t follow the Hype, rather staying away from it. He is more interested in creating his own dimension, where heroes, super villains, creatures, wizards and witches mingle together.” Or furthermore, David Pluskwa: “Today, his deconstructions, dislocations and surprising acrylic transformations place him in the lineage of Roy Lichtenstein or Gudmundur Erró. To this day, he is one of his most renowned successors. All texts are in French and English. First Pro176’s monography 21 x 29,7 cm / 256 pages / Full color / Hard cover / French – English [2014]

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  94. DazeWorld Chris Daze

    This is the illustrated story of New York artist Chris Daze Ellis’s successful transition from the subways to international studios and galleries. Follow his 30 year career from his days as a teenage graffiti writer to his current life as a professional painter, mentor, and family man. This book, with more than 250 photographs, is a journey tracking the seminal moments in Daze’s life that shaped his art. View his aesthetic evolution, from “Graffiti High” (New York’s High School of Art and Design) and an “unsanctioned” street art phase to exhibitions with Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Train photos from the 1970s and ’80s, a broad representation of Daze’s studio and mural works, and personal photos guide the reader through an artistic portfolio spanning five decades. Contributions by graffiti writer Jay “J.SON” Edlin and essayist Claire Schwartz, and a foreword by graffiti historian and chronicler Sacha Jenkins complete this volume..

    Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 269 color images | 176 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764351051 | Binding: hard cover

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  95. Dishu

    The first survey on contemporary calligraphic practices in Chinese public spaces. This photographic essay traces the roots of this hand writing phenomenon and its development in Chinese society and analyses in detail the do-it-yourself writing tools specially designed for street lettering Thousands of anonymous street calligraphers operate daily in Chinese parks and streets. The endlessly tracing texts composed of «hanzi» signs slowly disappear as water evaporates. This phenomenon, called «dishu» (earth writing or practicing ephemeral calligraphy on the ground using clear water as ink), appeared in the beginning of the 1990s in a north Beijing park and soon spread to most major Chinese cities. Based on classic Chinese literature, poetry or aphorisms, these monumental letterings, ranging from static and regular to highly cursive styles, make the whole body break into spontaneous dance and infinite formal renewals. This street calligraphic practice corresponds to both a socializing need and an individual search for self accomplishment or improvement. «Dishu: Ground Calligraphy in China» is the first survey on contemporary calligraphic practices in Chinese public spaces, documented during the summer of 2011 in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenyang. It takes the form of a major pho- tographic essay, which traces the roots of this hand writing phenomenon and its development in Chinese society, analyses in detail the do-it-yourself writing tools specially designed for street lettering and explores its possible transposition into other writing cultures. 320 pages

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  96. Don1 The King From Queens

    Among the famous graffiti artists from New York City’s 1970s subway era was an unassuming talent from the unassuming borough of Queens. The Italian-American rock and roller who wrote “DON 1 MAFIA” blasted onto the scene like a meteorite out of nowhere. His influence on this art form transcended the inner city and he became a legend and a household name. But his descent from the top of this name game, a result of the hedonistic lifestyle of New York City at the time, was just as swift, and for years DON1 has lived in obscurity. Fortunately, as a photographer studying at the prestigious school of Art and Design, DON1 documented his iconic work, along with that of his well known contemporaries, using his trusted 35mm camera. This penetrating work takes the reader inside the supernova that was DON1′s creative life with nearly 200 never before seen graffiti photos of the most undocumented NYC train lines and an even rarer glimpse at work from his black book.

    Size: 12″ x 9″ | 222 b/w & color photos | 128 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764345005 | Binding: hard cover

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  97. Door Jams

    On this winding “Door Tour,” hitting every stop from hip Williamsburg to elegant Sutton Place, the soul of New York City is revealed through this most unlikely medium. The remarkable row house doors, warehouse gates, extravagant entryways, and even construction sites documented here represent the people, culture, and attitude of the “City that Never Sleeps.” From welcoming to ominous, brazen to bleak, astonishing portals can be found in quiet neighborhoods in Queens, graveyards in the Bronx, and small stores in Manhattan. More classically beautiful doors adorn the homes of some of the wealthiest and most powerful people in America. Gorgeous entrances to hotel lobbies lure you into luxurious interiors. In Brooklyn, graffiti artists turn industrial zones into studios, doors into canvases. Allan Markman opens the door to a visual jam session of urban architecture, but you must walk through it yourself.

    Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 341 color photos | 176 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764344916 | Binding: hard cover

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  98. Forms Of Rocking

    "The idea of style and competing for the best style is the key to all forms of rockin'." – Style Wars, 1983. Are subcultures, like graffiti, floating free in their own space, or are they connected to the rest of society? In Forms of Rockin’, graffiti styles are connected to graphic design and other popular culture expressions such as music, fashion, photography, industrial design and movies for the first time. Anssi Arte analyses some of the most powerful visual symbols of the 1970s, 80s and 90s and compares design, typography and graffiti styles. The visual styles of James Brown, Blade Runner, the Memphis group and grunge music all appear together with classic fonts and graffiti writers. The clear yet analytical narrative and carefully crafted visualizations make it appealing to both graphic design aficionados as well as graffiti enthusiasts. But Forms of Rockin’ is more than that. This is a must for everybody interested in contemporary popular culture and design history. Forms of Rockin' traces and defines the stylistic conventions in graffiti letterforms that have become iconic and globally acknowledged ideals. From the early New York tags to the mid-1990s ugly-fresh styles of Scandinavia, Forms of Rockin’ tells the story of how popular culture and graffiti styles influences each other.

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  99. From The Platform Book

    See the New York City transit system at a time the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has tried hard to forget. In the early ’80s, graffiti writer Paul Cavalieri, who writes “CAVS,” was drawn to the colorful tags on trains. He started learning train schedules so he could snap works by many writers of the time. This is a compilation of subway graffiti from 1983 to 1989, when the MTA announced that its fleet was entirely graffiti-free. More than 325 color photos capture everything from motion-bombed train interiors riddled with pilot marker tags to epic works covering whole exteriors, top to bottom. Artists tell their tales of adventure throughout and reminisce about working on live third rails, navigating the complex subway system to find their works, and witnessing graffiti’s gradual disappearance from the trains. This book presents a nostalgic look at 1980s New York City and the street artists that gave it soul.

    Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 325+ color photos | 176 pp
    ISBN13: 9780764337239 | Binding: hard cover

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  100. From The Platform 2 Book

    This is a nostalgic, visual account of the best time and place to be a graffiti writer. In the 1980s, brothers Kenny, a.k.a. KEY, and Paul, a.k.a. CAVS, immersed themselves in the graffiti scene in the Boogie Down Bronx, dutifully photographing hundreds of pieces on now-discontinued MTA subway cars and capturing their proud comrades before, during, and after the act. “Bombing” “White Elephants” with their pilot markers and documenting them with their cameras, which they always carried, they were on the ride of their lives―until 1989, when the last painted train was removed from service. Tags by names like QUIK, IZTHEWIZ, and many others appear here in color exposures, and dozens of artists share stories and drop knowledge with no filter. A foreword by graffiti historian Henry Chalfant, coproducer of Style Wars―the seminal documentary on New York graffiti and hip-hop culture―kicks things off.d cover

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