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NYC Book Launch: The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti by Rafael Schacter, with Ron English, David “Chino” Villorente, and Katsu
Nov 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
An authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world. Ron English and David “Chino” Villorente will join Schacter in conversation, and Katsu will also join via Skype.
PLUS: Music by DJ GetLive, brews from Tiger Beer, and Staple Design will give away t-shirts to the first 40 people that buy the book!
About The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti:
This definitive survey focuses on the world’s most influential contemporary urban artists and artworks. With contributions by the foremost authorities on street art, this landmark publication provides a nuanced understanding of a widespread contemporary practice and emphasizes urban art’s powerful commitment to a spontaneous creativity that is inherently connected to the architecture of the metropolis.
Richly illustrated with 750 color photographs, The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti is organized by country and city and profiles more than 100 artists alongside key examples of their work.
The evolution of street art and graffiti within each region is chronicled, providing essential historical context.
The volume includes twelve city maps, commissioned for this projec: New York by Momo; San Francisco by Jurne; Los Angeles by Augustine Kofie; Buenos Aires by Chu; London by Gold Peg; Paris by Honet; Berlin by Fase; Copenhagen by Affex Ventura; Helsinki by Egs; Barcelona by Sixeart; Athens by GPO; and Melbourne by Lush.