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Whether adored or abhorred, graffiti and street art provoke passionate debate. This is the first comprehensive popular survey of the art movement around the world. Organized thematically, it explores the origins of the movement and its evolution, the relationship between street art and the urban environment, its interactions with (or rejection of) the market and the world of commercial galleries, and the culture of street art online.The book features a wide range of artists working in different media and styles across multiple countries. It explains the terms and language of street art from tags and throwies to culture jamming and subvertising, as well as its multiple influences and sub-genres.
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CGCC Hood River Campus 751.73 WACL 2011 (Text) 33892002443563 Main Collection Book None 05/24/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0500204071
  • ISBN: 9780500204078
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From graffiti to post-graffiti. Signature graffiti writing -- The tag -- Throwies -- Pieces -- Tools of the trade -- Kings, toys and crews -- Urban painting -- Stencils -- Logos -- Characters -- Graffiti's genealogy. Writing style -- Graffiti in motion -- A necessary crime -- 'Hip-hop graffiti' -- Forays into galleries -- Basquiat and Haring -- Street art and the city. Street art as public art -- Contesting 'public' space -- Defining a community -- The city as context -- Here today, gone tomorrow -- Performing street art -- Identity politics -- Post-graffiti, site and space. The liminal -- But what does it do? -- Same work, multiple sites -- Location, location, location -- The material support and the work itself -- Urban visual culture. Visual culture and art history -- Street art off the streets -- In the gallery -- On the internet -- Reclaiming the streets : remixing, culture jamming and subvertising -- Urban painting today -- Artists' websites.
Summary, etc.:
Whether adored or abhorred, graffiti and street art provoke passionate debate. This is the first comprehensive popular survey of the art movement around the world. Organized thematically, it explores the origins of the movement and its evolution, the relationship between street art and the urban environment, its interactions with (or rejection of) the market and the world of commercial galleries, and the culture of street art online.The book features a wide range of artists working in different media and styles across multiple countries. It explains the terms and language of street art from tags and throwies to culture jamming and subvertising, as well as its multiple influences and sub-genres.
Subject: Graffiti
Street art

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