Is the Art World Ready for Graffiti?

Is the Art World Ready for Graffiti?

by Steven Hager
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Is the Art World Ready for Graffiti? by Steven Hager

After attending New York/New Wave at P.S. 1, I discovered Futura's subway car "Break," which opened my eyes to the realization that a highly creative subculture was flourishing underground in New York. This was my first profile of anyone in that subculture, and I based it on my favorite writer at the time, Futura 2000, who I felt had the talent to crossover into the art world. This article is a look at the graffiti aspect of hip hop right before it exploded into the mainstream.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940033058716
Publisher: Steven Hager
Publication date: 02/06/2012
Series: History of Hip Hop , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

I started out writing black comedy, but I'm best known as the first reporter to document hip hop and the instigator of the film Beat Street. I also founded the Cannabis Cup, organized the first 420 ceremonies outside of Marin County, and launched the hemp movement with Jack Herer while writing some landmark conspiracy articles.

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Is the Art World Ready for Graffiti? 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Marcia_CarringtonMC More than 1 year ago
Very interesting non-fiction essay about the subject of graffiti artists which shows another side to it, rather than just displaying positive, or negative slants upon it. Written in a fluent and entertaining manner, with a good flow.