From Style Writing to Art: A Street Art Anthology

From Style Writing to Art: A Street Art Anthology

by Magda Danysz
     
 

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From Style Writing to Art is the first Street Art anthology ever published. The goal is to explore the reasons why style writing, graffiti, or street art is turning out to be the major art movement of the 21st century. The book spans four decades of street innovation, each period complete with 2-3 page biographies for each considered artist, a personal style review,…  See more details below

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From Style Writing to Art is the first Street Art anthology ever published. The goal is to explore the reasons why style writing, graffiti, or street art is turning out to be the major art movement of the 21st century. The book spans four decades of street innovation, each period complete with 2-3 page biographies for each considered artist, a personal style review, and artwork analysis. Overall the book offers over 50 complete biographies of top street artists including Seen, JR, Miss Van, JonOne, Shepard Fairey, Quik, Blade, doze Green, and Keith Haring. Originally published in hardcover, this fantastic collection of critical analysis, history, artist biographies, and images is finally being released in a softcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788888493527
Publisher:
Drago Arts and Communication
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Magda Danysz is a Paris and Shanghai based art dealer and gallery owner. In 1991 she opened her first art space and presented her first show. A year later she held her first collective graffiti exhibition with artists such as JonOne, Sharp, Psy, and Ash. Since 1999 she has focused on emerging artists, particularly street artists. To date she has exhibited approximately 50 shows related to street art in her gallery and in art fairs around the world. She is the co-founder of ShowOff, the Paris based contemporary art fair, which was launched in 2006. In 2009 she inaugurated a gallery in Shanghai

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