This book showcases the most comprehensive visual record of the London street art scene. From stencils to wheatpastes to sticker art, brimming with new works found all over the city, London Street Art Anthology is a riot of colour, political commentary, passion, and humour. From femme fatales by CopyRight to huge multi-artist murals by AAGH crew, the scope of this book is reflected in stunning photos, each labelled with the street location, and featuring a number of artists and collectives. Illustrated with quotes by the artists and galleries, this new book reflects how London as a city, a home, a gallery and a studio is a place to create and inspire.
From grand masterpieces and halls of fame to stickers, stencils, and tags, unique and inspiring photographs of London's rapidly changing graffiti and street art scene are presented with quotes from the artists Over the decades, London has become a diverse landscape for all forms of graffiti and street art. From the better-known artists to the constant stream of fresh new talent attracted to the streets, London is a graffiti artist's paradise and the images represent a London simmering with artistic flair. Featuring glossy photos of ground-breaking graffiti, this bok t is the perfect companion for anyone excited by this most vibrant and changing of art form, and aims to give an insight into the creative output lost and found in and around the capital.
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 homegrown. 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.
An insider's guide to discovering the world's best urban art. From amazing wall murals to Banksy's stencils and Invader's mosaics, we showcase 140 creative hotspots across 42 cities and tell you how to find them, as well as introduce pioneering artists and interview those who shaped the movement.
Over the decades, London has become a diverse landscape for all forms of graffiti and street art. From the better-known artists, down to the constant stream of fresh new talent attracted to the streets, London is a graffiti artist’s paradise and the images represent a London simmering with artistic flair. Featuring glossy photos of ground-breaking graffiti, London Graffiti and Street Art is the perfect companion for anyone excited by this most vibrant and changing of art form, and aims to give an insight into the creative output lost and found in and around the capital.
The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical Explanations of Graffiti and Street Art/Causes of Graffiti and Street Art; Regional/Municipal Variations/Differences of Graffiti and Street Art; and, Effects of Graffiti and Street Art. Chapters are written by experts from different countries throughout the world and their expertise spans the fields of American Studies, Art Theory, Criminology, Criminal justice, Ethnography, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Visual Communication. The Handbook will be of interest to researchers, instructors, advanced students, libraries, and art gallery and museum curators. This book is also accessible to practitioners and policy makers in the fields of criminal justice, law enforcement, art history, museum studies, tourism studies, and urban studies as well as members of the news media. The Handbook includes 70 images, a glossary, a chronology, and the electronic edition will be widely hyperlinked.