Street Art: Contemporary Prints

Street Art Contemporary Prints Graffiti has evolved into a rich and democratic form of visual expression that is now most often labeled street art Although the work is frequently location specific the genre has become a global phe

  • Title: Street Art: Contemporary Prints
  • Author: Riikka Kuittinen
  • ISBN: 9781851776252
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • Graffiti has evolved into a rich and democratic form of visual expression that is now most often labeled street art Although the work is frequently location specific, the genre has become a global phenomenon as the Web transmits the latest works around the world in an instant As it matures, street art is moving indoors galleries now exhibit and sell limited edition prGraffiti has evolved into a rich and democratic form of visual expression that is now most often labeled street art Although the work is frequently location specific, the genre has become a global phenomenon as the Web transmits the latest works around the world in an instant As it matures, street art is moving indoors galleries now exhibit and sell limited edition prints by established artists with recognizable self created brands, including Banksy, Blek le Rat, Shepard Fairey, Eine, and Miss Tic.This beautiful book is the first to look specifically at street art prints now highly prized in their own right It introduces the artists, symbols, and subject matter that dominate the genre and places their prints in the wider context of urban art The jacket unfolds into a poster.

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    1. A nice but very cursory look at some street art, with website info of the artists. The textual exposition isn't bad, but it's not really helpful, and the book probably didn't need to be divided into chapters. Like I said, cursory but good.

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