Barry McGee

Barry McGee

by Barry McGee, Germano Celant, Germano Celant, Miuccia Prada
     
 

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Edited by Aaron Rose.

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Edited by Aaron Rose.

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As a teen in the eighties, Barry McGee practiced the outlaw art of graffiti in San Francisco's public spaces; these days, he routinely gets invited to make his mark on museum walls..."His cluster aesthetic," says [University of California's Berkeley Art Museum's] director, Lawrence Rinder, "echoes the experience of the street...he really captures that cacophony of an inner-city American landscape.
— Hilarie Sheets
Flare Magazine - Ryan Porter
Two decades of the graffiti artist's genre-defying work are collected in all their art-for-all glory.
W Magazine - Hilarie Sheets
As a teen in the eighties, Barry McGee practiced the outlaw art of graffiti in San Francisco's public spaces; these days, he routinely gets invited to make his mark on museum walls..."His cluster aesthetic," says [University of California's Berkeley Art Museum's] director, Lawrence Rinder, "echoes the experience of the street...he really captures that cacophony of an inner-city American landscape."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788887029215
Publisher:
Fondazione Prada
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.22(d)

Meet the Author

Born in San Francisco in 1966, Barry McGee took the tag name "Twist" when he started drawing in the streets in the mid-80s. Some of the more conventional locations where his work has been exhibited include the 2001 Venice Biennale; the Drawing Center, New York; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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