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Title Beyond the street : the 100 leading figures in urban art / Patrick Nguyen, Stuart Mackenzie (eds.).

Imprint Berlin : Gestalten, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    751.73 BEY    Available
Description 399 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 31 cm.
Summary Beyond the Street features interviews with leading artists such as Shepard Fairey, Swoon, and Os Gemeos. The book also offers the views of representatives of the most important sales outlets for street art including Deitch Projects and Jonathan LeVine Gallery. In addition, curators from auction houses such as Christies and Phillips de Pury comment on the development of street art in a classical art context. Interviews with key commentators, collectors, and enthusiasts such as Martha Cooper, Wooster Collective, and Agnes B. provide further insight. Brought together, these separate and distinct perspectives create a uniquely authentic collective portrait of street and urban art that is captivating, informative, and entertaining. Each interview in Beyond the Street is richly illustrated with photographs of an inspiring collection of work. In addition to presenting outdoor work, the book also features the pieces that the artists have created for exhibitions and other indoor spaces. The commercial aspect of the street art movement is rigorously documented for the first time. Among the photographs featured are a number of images of the artists studios or the artists themselves at work, providing a rare glimpse into their methods and
Subject Street art.
Artists -- Interviews.
Art, Modern -- 21st century.
Art galleries, Commercial.
Added Author Nguyen, Patrick.
MacKenzie, Stuart.
ISBN 9783899552904

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