The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti (Hardcover)

The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti By Rafael Schacter, Lachlan MacDowall, John Fekner (Foreword by) Cover Image

The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti (Hardcover)

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Bursting with color and energy, this revised edition of the definitive guide to street art and graffiti covers the world’s most significant artists, styles, and the urban landscapes that form their canvas
 
Ten years after its original publication, The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti is recognized as the definitive guide to the most significant artists and styles of street art and graffiti around the world. This revised edition brings the content up to our present moment, expanding its geographic breadth to six continents. Featuring more than 700 full-color photographs of raw, energetic, whimsical, and eye-catching art, the book is visually exciting as well as an essential survey of the urban art of our time.
 
Organized geographically by country and city, the publication profiles more than 100 of today’s most important street artists—Espo in New York, Merlot in Seattle, Os Gêmeos in São Paulo, Michael Pederson in Sydney, Essu in Tokyo, Lady K in Paris, Milu Correch in Buenos Aires, and Nardstar in Cape Town——alongside key examples of their work. With contributions by the foremost authorities on street art and graffiti, this landmark publication continues to provide a nuanced understanding of a global contemporary art practice.
Rafael Schacter is an associate professor in anthropology and material culture at University College, London. Lachlan MacDowall is an associate professor and director of the MIECAT Institute in Melbourne who has published widely on graffiti and street art. John Fekner is a street and multimedia artist.
Product Details ISBN: 9780300267808
ISBN-10: 0300267800
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: June 27th, 2023
Pages: 400
Language: English