Classic book! You'll remember this one if you grew up in the 80's. Great compilation of graffiti from around the world. A must for anyone that collects graffiti. Spraycan Art book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shows examples of graffiti from around the world and shares the opinion . Any copy of this book issued by the publisher as a paperback IS sold subject to . It IS young people who have taken up spraycan art wherever It has emerged.

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Spraycan Art by Henry Chalfant, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Spraycan Art is the first book that documented the initial stages of the worldwide spread of New York City Subway graffiti style and subculture. Authored by Henry . CHANGE TO COVER COPY IF DIFFERENT Henry Chalfant and James Prigoff have documented the evolution of spraycan art from its very.

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This is a selection of spectacular photographs and thought-provoking quotes - from more than twenty cities worldwide. Product details Format Paperback 96 pages Dimensions x x 6.

Other books in this series. Subway trains were not easy to paint in the yards were they would park at night. The artists had to face many risks, from the electrified third rail to being chased by the Transit Police's Vandal Squad. All of this would not stop the most hardcore writers from expressing themselves and risk their live every time they would go out painting.

Respect is due to all early and late graffiti writers form NY and the rest of the world for continuing to spray the ongoing history of graffiti.

MTA remove graffiti Between and the Metropolitan Transit Authorities spent between and millions dollars to remove graffiti from its network, unsuccessfully.

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For example, the removing of one quadrate meter costs about dollars, a whole car is 78 dollars, using high pressure water with specific chemistry the 'buff'. Graffiti artist Blade lost from hundreds of his whole cars. Only parts of the graffiti were removed as the rest exposed the steel to rust. Wall painting At the end of the train era, New York writers had to switch targets. Many has turned their interest to murals while the train scene continued his way in Europe.

If graffiti can still be observed on Copenhagen or german subway trains, it also found his way to some city councils.

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Many cities organise Hip hop events where writers are invited to paint sophisticated pieces on walls. At the Kosmopolite festival in Bagnolet near Paris, old school writers from New York paint murals with younger european generations.

Post Graffiti The interest in showing graffiti on canvas has developed as soon as graffiti sprayed in the city. In , Hugo Martinez, sociology major at City College in New York took notice of the legitimate artistic potential of the early graffiti writers generation. United Graffiti Artists and Martinez selected top subway artists from all around the city and presented their work in the formal context of an art gallery.

UGA provided opportunities once inaccessible to these artists. The Razor Gallery was a successful effort of H. A article in New York magazine by Richard Goldstein entitled "The Graffiti Hit Parade" was also early public recognition of the artistic potential of subway artists. These and subsequent galleries would prove to be an important factors in expanding writing overseas. European art dealers became aware of the movement and were very receptive to the new art form.

Art critics and collectors talked in positively ways about their artworks, these events had deep meaning for development and promotion of aerosol art in Europe. Their paintings and sculptures are today being sold through auction sales and fine art galleries around the world.

Street Art Today, we travel through city streets all over the world to explore street art, a popular and lively art movement. Street art can be found on buildings, sidewalks, street signs and even trashcans from Tokyo to Paris to New York City.

This special kind of art can take the form of paintings, sculptures, cloth or even stickers. Its international presence is supported by Web sites, artist communities, books and magazines. Street art has become part of a global visual culture. Now, even art museums and galleries are collecting the work of street artists.

Street art today takes many forms.

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One well known New York City street artist goes by the name of Swoon. Swoon creates detailed paper cutouts of people that she observes around her.Graffiti Woman Nicholas Ganz.

He came back to support his friend being honored. Brooklyn Style arrows eithergo straight up and down or straight to the Side and Brooklyn Style letters got more curves - Gnome basically made It. As Maze said. Many has turned their interest to murals while the train scene continued his way in Europe.