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Author Mattanza, Alessandra, author.

Title Street art : famous artists talk about their vision / text by Alessandra Mattanza ; introduction by Chris Versteeg.

Publication Info. Milan, Italy : WS White Star Publishers, a trademark of White Star s.r.l., [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  ND2590 .M38 2017    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  751.73 MAT    AVAILABLE
Description 254 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 31 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Contents : Traveling the world in pursuit of graffiti and street art -- Introduction by / Chris Versteeg -- Aryz -- Banksy -- Philippe Baudelocque -- Becca -- C215 -- David Choe -- Ben Eine -- El Mac -- Evol -- Shepard Fairey -- Fauxreel -- Interesni Kazki, AEC -- M-City -- Nunca -- ROA -- Slinkachu -- Specter -- Swoon -- Alex Vau -- Vhils.
Summary In the last few decades, art has moved from museums, collections, and art galleries to the streets to take over the city. Visionary artists, gifted with breath-taking expressiveness, have converted the spaces where everyday life takes place - which are often featureless and abandoned - to a new palette, in a new way of expressing their ideas. Once again, art breaks the mold and speaks directly to the audience, without intermediary channels or filters. Social themes, political criticism, and poetry materialize on a bridge, on the facade of an old building, between the railings of a courtyard. This volume leads us to discover the phenomenon of street art and includes an introduction by Chris Versteeg, an expert in this and in graphic design. Here he inquires into the origins and sources of inspiration for this form of contemporary art, and presents the main groupings within it. Twenty of the greatest figures on the current world street art scene, from Banksy to Shepard Fairey, from Vhils to Alex Vau, will then take the floor, thanks to the interviews by Alessandra Mattanza, a multifaceted and talented journalist who is an expert in contemporary art. The artists will thus directly relate their stories to the readers, introducing them to the rational and ideas inspiring them, and enabling them to live directly the creative process leading to the forming of the final message. -- front insert.
Note "The 20 greatest street artists reveal the little secrets behind their great adventure. Unique interviews accompanied by the artists' most celebrated works."--Back cover.
Project editor : Valeria Manferto de Fabianis and Laura Accomazzo. Graphic layout : Maria Cucchi.
Translation and Editing : Iceigeo, Milan (translation : Jonathan West, Emma Jane Williams, Brenda Dionisi, Katherine M. Clifton ; editing: Joshua Burkholder, Paola Paudice).
Language Text in English.
Subject Arz.
Haring, Keith.
Blu, Rome.
Baudelocque, Philippe.
C215 (Artist), 1973-
Choe, David.
Eine, Ben.
El Mac.
Fairey, Shepard.
Interesni Kazki, AEC.
Swoon (Graffiti artist)
Vau, Alex.
Farto, Alexandre, 1987-
Banksy. (OCoLC)fst01583706
C215 (Artist), 1973- (OCoLC)fst01924077
Choe, David. (OCoLC)fst00500270
Evol. (OCoLC)fst01540346
Fairey, Shepard. (OCoLC)fst00461580
Farto, Alexandre, 1987- (OCoLC)fst01947319
Haring, Keith. (OCoLC)fst00106685
Slinkachu. (OCoLC)fst01792806
Swoon (Graffiti artist) (OCoLC)fst01793861
Street art.
Graffiti artists.
Graffiti. (OCoLC)fst00945846
Graffiti artists. (OCoLC)fst01764457
Street art. (OCoLC)fst01134650
Added Author Manferto, Valeria, project editor.
Accomazzo, Laura, project editor.
Cucchi, Maria, graphic layout.
Versteeg, Chris, writer of introduction.
White Star s.r.l. (Milan, Italy), publisher.
ISBN 9788854411999 (hardback)
885441199X (hardback)

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