Graffiti Kings

Graffiti Kings
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
Release Date
Category Art
Total Pages 224
ISBN 0810975262
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

Looks at the spontaneous movement of graffiti artists in New York City during the 1970s, offering a history of subway graffiti, interviews with a variety of graffitists, and more than 275 photographs of their works.

Graffiti Kings
  • Author : Jack Stewart
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release Date : 2009-05-01

Looks at the spontaneous movement of graffiti artists in New York City during the 1970s, offering a history of subway graffiti, interviews with a variety of graffitists, and more than 275 photographs of their works.

  • Author : Steven Ogburn,Blade,Chris Pape
  • Publisher : Schiffer Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-04-28

BLADE has already told his life story through graffiti. Now, more than forty years into his career and armed with an incredible memory, BLADE sits down with Chris Pape to reflect on growing up in the Bronx in the turbulent 1970s, and recounts the highs and lows of his storied

Progress  Progress  What Progress
  • Author : William J Hatten
  • Publisher : Australian Self Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2021-10-20

A journey into the history books with artistic license, to uncover perpetuating ancestral sourced trashing progress. This book could also be called ‘What is Wrong with the World & How to Fix It’. A subtitle that should immediately explain its content and purpose to the reader. William J Hatten the author &

Encyclopedia of Gangs
  • Author : Louis Kontos,David Brotherton
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2008

Examines gangs throughout the United States in over eighty entries covering topics such as history, the wide range of communities where gangs form, and their increasingly complex lifestyle.

  • Author : Anna Collins
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2017-07-15

Debate has long raged over whether graffiti can be considered an art form. Its illegal nature has caused many people to denounce it, while others contend that a work does not have to be legal to be art. The heart of the question is, what defines art? Informative text discusses

Graffiti and Street Art
  • Author : Konstantinos Avramidis,Myrto Tsilimpounidi
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-12-08

Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts and images that no one can

American Graffiti
  • Author : Margo Thompson
  • Publisher : Parkstone International
  • Release Date : 2012-05-08

The first appearances of graffiti “tags” (signatures) on New York City subway trains in the early 1970s were discarded as incidents of vandalism or the rough, violent cries of the ignorant and impoverished. However, as the graffiti movement progressed and tags became more elaborate and ubiquitous, genuine artists emerged whose

Don1  the King from Queens
  • Author : Louie Gasparro
  • Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28

Among the famous graffiti artists from New York City's 1970s subway era was an unassuming talent from the unassuming borough of Queens. The Italian-American rock and roller who wrote "DON 1 MAFIA" blasted onto the scene like a meteorite out of nowhere. His influence on this art form transcended the inner

Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art
  • Author : Jeffrey Ian Ross
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-02

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

Graffiti Style Coloring Book
  • Author : Tobias Lindblad Barenthin
  • Publisher : Dokument Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09

Young and old all over the world love the coloring books published by Dokument Press. This new title: Graffiti Style Coloring Book features improved paper and format. Use your markers and paint on both sides of the page without bleeding. The Graffiti Style Coloring Book covers a range of styles

Graffiti Tattoo
  • Author : Alain Maridueña,Ket
  • Publisher : From Here to Fame Gmbh
  • Release Date : 2010

Many graffiti artists work in a variety of areas in a quest to improve their writing skills. Their work can be seen on murals, in fashion - and now even in tattoo design. These spray paint technicians with wild styles are changing the face of skin art with their bold

Culture and Society
  • Author : Nuala C. Johnson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-01-18

Human geographers have been at the forefront of research that examines the relationships between space, culture and society. This volume contains twenty-one essays, published over the past thirty years, that are iconic instances of this investigative field. With a focus on four broad themes - landscape, identity, colonialism, nature -

Graffiti Coloring Book
  • Author : Uzi Wufc
  • Publisher : Dokument Forlag & Dist
  • Release Date : 2008

67 of Scandinavia's best graffiti writers have provided the outlines - now it's up to the reader to chose the colours. As fun for children as it is for adults, the Graffiti Coloring Book features drawings by legends such as Skil, Nug, Egs and Bates.

Youth Subcultures in Fiction  Film and Other Media
  • Author : Nick Bentley,Beth Johnson,Andrzej Zieleniec
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-03-31

This collection explores the representation, articulation and construction of youth subcultures in a range of texts and contexts. It brings together scholars working in literary studies, screen studies, sociology and cultural studies whose research interests lie in the aesthetics and cultural politics of youth. It contributes to, and extends, contemporary

Copyright Beyond Law
  • Author : Marta Iljadica
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17

The form of graffiti writing on trains and walls is not accidental. Nor is its absence on cars and houses. Employing a particular style of letters, choosing which walls and trains to write on, copying another writer, altering or destroying another writer's work: these acts are regulated within the graffiti