Most popular Graffiti & street art books
The most popular Graffiti & street art books currently available. Updated weekly.
From the streets of New York to the walls of its most prominent galleries, follow the short, prolific, and politicized career of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a cult figure of artistic social commentary. This introduction explores how the young trailblazer drew from inspirations as varied as Greek, Roman, and African art, along with French poetry and...
A comprehensive history and interpretation of the street art movement, featuring all of the key practitioners in a colorful combination of sharp images and insightful commentary.
Drawing on examples from surviving medieval churches in England, the author gives a voice to the secret graffiti artists: from the lord of the manor and the parish priest to the people who built the church itself.
A collection of the myths, rumours and legends surrounding Banksy.
An insider's guide to discovering the world's best urban art. From amazing wall murals to Banksy's stencils and Invader's mosaics, we showcase 140 creative hotspots across 42 cities and tell you how to find them, as well as introduce pioneering artists and interview those who shaped the movement.
Suitable for college use, this title opens with an exploration of graffiti's background and history, from Pompeii to the Hip Hop revolution to the present day, as well as how to stay on the right side of the law. It explains the practical techniques of using a spray can, and the step-by-step methods and skills required to create artistic graffiti.
Documenting the work of graffiti writers who illegally painted subway cars in New York City, the authors recall how they gained entry to the New York graffiti community in the 1970s and 1980s and describe the techniques that they used to photograph it.
In the first attempt to tell the full story of Banksy's life and career, Will Ellsworth-Jones pieces together a picture of his world and unpicks its contradictions.
Features an extensive assortment of scary monster designs. Including weird and wonderful creatures ranging from zombies and ghosts to spaghetti monsters and love bugs, this title includes stickers that are fun for everyone to play with, and to use to create their very own beastly collections. It contains 250 stickers.
Produced in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation and Jean-Michel Basquiat's estate, this book explores the artists' complex personal and professional relationship through hundreds of never-before-published photographs of Basquiat by Warhol, excerpts from the legendary Andy Warhol Diaries, rarely seen archival material and examples of...
Expanded third edition celebrating the extraordinary three-dimensional anamorphic chalk paintings of the feted British street artist.
Planet Banksy brings together some of the very best pieces of art from all corners of the world that have been inspired by Banksy, as well as featuring some of his own innovative, profound and controversial work.
With Hattie Stewart's new jam-packed sticker book you can doodlebomb your own books, posters and anything you like with over 500 stickers.
He's like Banksy -- but not as big...
Over the decades, London has become a diverse landscape for all forms of graffiti and street art. From the better-known artists, down to the constant stream of fresh new talent attracted to the streets, London is a graffiti artist's paradise and the images represent a London simmering with artistic flair.
A new bible of sticker art a visual history of street art in one of its most elemental, accessible, provocative, and ubiquitous forms with twelve pages of collectible stickers
Here is a report from the trenches on the most exciting and original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade. From extraordinary creative extremes generated amidst urban deprivation to crafted murals at their most elaborate, Graffiti Brasil offers both stunning photography and in-depth history and insight from world authorities on the subject.
Features many forms of design and illustrations of skulls by an eclectic mix of artists from around the world.
A colourful and beautifully produced volume, documenting calligraphic expressions found in cities across Egypt.
With this book anyone can create protest graphics. The 46 die-cut stencils, plus a bespoke typeface, can be combined to create both slogans and powerful visual messages, and are robust enough to be re-used any number of times.
Perfect for artists, hipsters, and grafitti art aficionados.
Henry Chalfant's photographs in the classic Subway Art inspired graffiti writers around the world; now read the stories behind those iconic images in the words of the pioneers of the graffiti movement in the late 1970s - early 1980s.
NYC has been and continues to be a beacon for artists, who both feed off and contribute to the City's energy. This is Luna Park's love letter to the City and the artists who continue to aspire and inspire.
From tiny fairy penguins to the regal emperor penguin, street artist and ornithologist, Matt Sewell, illustrates one of the world's favourite birds in this charming follow-up to Owls, Our Garden Birds, Our Songbirds and Our Woodland Birds.
Nine Photographic, personal insights into the development of Graffiti on Trains. Whereas most graffiti books are focused on the presentation of the pure graffiti, this book documents the process of the creation of graffiti on trains.
Brings together 25 previously unpublished work by New York artist JonOne.
This exhibition catalogue documents not only Shehab's striking artwork itself, but also the stories of the people she meets along the way, and her observations from the streets of each new city she visits. It is her artists manifesto, a cry for freedom and dignity, and a call to never stop dreaming.
Suitable for the lovers of the galleries of the street, this book includes, two 8-page fold-out collages, and reproduces the work of such world-famous artists as New Yorks Lady Pink and Swoon, Amsterdams Mickey and Toulouses Miss Van, as well as a galaxy of rising stars over 130 in all.
Offers a taste of the evolution of urban art from New York, Paris, Barcelona and Buenos Aires, to London, Taipei, Naples and Berlin. This book is suitable for enthusiasts of street and urban culture and students alike.
Not to be filed under history, photography, design or non-fiction, as it contains outright lies and outrageous subjective opinion, this book is definitely about street art. It is also about now.