Street Art New York
By Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo
Foreword by Carolina A. Miranda
176 pages with 200 color illustrations
7 ¾ in. x 9 ½ in
Publication Date: April 2010
The authors of the successful Brooklyn Street Art book expand their scope and take readers on a fast-paced run through New York, resulting in a vibrant look at the urban art revolution happening on the streets of the city today.
New York is a street art Mecca, boasting a vast outdoor gallery which encompasses walls, fences, sidewalks and just about any other available surface. Featured in this dynamic collection are approximately 200 images of works by exciting newcomers and old masters, including New Yorkers Swoon, Judith Supine, Dan Witz, Skewville, WK Interact, L.A.’s Shepard Fairey, Brazil’s Os Gemeos, Denmark’s Armsrock, France’s Space Invader, C215, Mr. Brainwash, Germany’s Herakut, London’s Nick Walker and the infamous Banksy. A foreword by Carolina A. Miranda, author of the blog C-Monster.net, rounds out this compelling portrait of the state of urban art in one of its most important and supportive communities.
Jaime Rojo is a New York-based photographer whose documentation of thousands of New York street art images since 2001 began while pursuing another photography project of street life and people on the street in New York. Rojo’s previous printed volume of street art “Brooklyn Street Art’ (2008, Prestel) introduced his work to a larger audience [...]
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