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Cedar Lewisohn has written the first account of Street Art, tracing its history from cave painting through to the vibrant art emerging today on the walls of London, Madrid and Sao Paolo, via Brassai’s photographs of 1920s Paris and Basquiat and Haring’s New York.
The book is illustrated with over 120 colour photographs of street art from around the world, containing interviews with leading street art proponents of the last three decades, including Henry Chalfant, Lady Pink, Blek le Rat, Mode 2, Barry McGee (Twist), Shephard Fairey (Obey), Futura 2000 and Os Gemeos.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
This book was written by Joseph Rivera, a Vandal Squad (anti-graffiti) police officer for the NYPD from the mid '80s 'till the '90s. It's a look at the world of graf through the officer's eyes that was responsible for bringing writers to "justice." The pages within this book are filled with tales about some of the most notorious NYC writers, including JAMES TOP of TOP Crew, SEEN and the UA Crew, STAY HIGH 149, SMITH, SANE and The YKK Crew (JA, FOE, KEZ5, SPOT, SKUF) among others. Mr. Rivera documents his tales of cat and mouse games with graf writers that filled his career.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Zebster AKA Zeb.Roc.Ski
This book is Hip Hop history par excellence. Zebster is a graffiti writer, music producer (ZEB.ROC.SKI), historian and organizer of international Hip Hop projects. He began breaking and writing graffiti in the early 80s and is considered one of the top European writers of the era. But Zebster gained his fame in the global Hip Hop community for many other feats as well, many of which became mile stones in Hip Hop History.
In 1990, he started the On The Run Graffiti Magazine, by 1992 he founded the Hip Hop label MZEE Records and later in 1995 he co-founded From Here To Fame as a Hip Hop network company. He is the author of "Graffiti Art Germany" (1994) and producer of the world-renowned bestseller "Hip Hop Files".with Martha Cooper In 2007, he founded the Hip Hop Stützpunkt (base) in Berlin and is currently curating various cultural projects in China and India.
His life story is fascinating, hyperactive and at times controversial. Get it from the source, from the founder of On The Run, From Here To Fame and the Hip Hop label MZEE Records himself.
also in stock
Issue one features Kosak, Jaezo and Sirups
'Cabin Fever magazine is a new publication concentrated almost souly on bringing readers as much of the raw side of Australia's graffiti steel scene as possible, whilst also dedicating a few pages to the effort put into buff walls that only a handful of fortunate rail commuters will encounter during its short lifetime; as well as freights and a few foreign commuters.'
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