By Paul 107

ISBN-10: 1550225685

ISBN-13: 9781550225686

This compelling examine graffiti explores the various elements of this stunning, uncooked, and infrequently vulgar paintings shape that aren't mostly mentioned. The hearts and minds of obsessive graffiti writers are published, and a number of debatable themes are addressed. What motivates them? How do they reside? Why and the way do they turn into attracted to what many see as vandalism? The thoughts and instruments of the exchange are tested, and interviews with infamous graffiti writers from world wide are integrated. full of attractive and infrequent colour photos of a few of the deadliest tags, throw-ups, cross-outs, and burners from the non-public collections of graffiti legends, this publication can be precious through graffiti writers, these desirous about hip-hop tradition, and contributors attracted to city artwork and the lives and factors of obsessive vandals.

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