The History of American Graffiti

The first truly comprehensive history of graffiti’s secretive, illegal culture. If there were a college course on graffiti, this would be its textbook. Shepard Fairey This book is a much needed celebration of a true American art form. Alain Maridueña, AKA Alan Ket, author of Graffiti Planet, Rockin’ It Suckers, and Graffiti Tattoo Vivid, comprehensive, […]

WHOLETRAIN – movie, soundtrack and book

With his fantastic cinema debut WHOLETRAIN the graffiti movie from Florian Gaag tells the story of a crew of four “writers” – David, Tino, Elyas and Achim – who observe the hierarchies, the values, the rules and the codes of the graffiti scene. Night after night they make off for the subway stations of the […]

ALL CITY WRITERS

Proiectul ALL CITY WRITERS este rezultatul unei ample cercetari asupra miscarii graffiti, axata in special asupra procesului de transmitere al acesteia din New York in toata Europa in perioada anilor ’80.

Ciungam Blackbook: Issue 1

Kredy just launched the 1st issue of his so called Ciungam Blackbook. The blackbook is aimed to be a “total success at an amateur level”. You can also download the low quality version of this book. Ciungam Blackbook: Issue 2 is expected to be especially dedicated to walls. Thank you Kredy and keep up the […]

Calligraffiti: The Graphic Art of Niels Shoe Meulman

‘Calligraffiti – The Graphic Art of Niels “SHOE” Meulman’ is an impressive publication that presents a large selection of typographic works by Niels Shoe Meulman arranged in a uniquely simplistic manner; every spread presents two interacting visuals on its opposing pages. This repeating duality makes this book much more than just a collection of the […]

Upcoming book: Subway World / Graffiti on Trains

Subway World: Graffiti on Trains Subway World is an upcoming book about graffiti on subway trains all over the world. What started in New York in the seventies has become an worldwide artform with thousands of artists. The tradition of using subway cars as canvases has been preserved and has become an integrated part of […]

Book: Brighton Graffiti

By Stuart Bagshaw and David Oates / Paperback, 144 pages, Prestel The art of graffiti is alive and well in this English city by the sea, where the city and artists are working together to turn what was considered a public nuisance into a legitimate and treasured part of the Brighton experience. In page after […]

Book: Miami Graffiti

The first book documenting Miami’s graffiti scene by the photographers and authors of the two best-selling New York City graffiti art books, Broken Windows (Gingko Press 2002) and Burning New York (Gingko Press 2006). The graffiti art featured in Miami Graffiti is full of vibrant, tropical colors and a multitude of styles reflecting the surrounding […]

Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers

Original in concept and design, this living history of the graffiti movement mimics the actual sketchbooks graffiti artists use to perfect their work before it goes public. Before it hits the wall, graffiti is often painstakingly planned out in a sketchbook or piece book. Well-worn and dog-eared, these books are passed along from artist to […]

Graffiti World / Graffiti Women

Books: Graffiti World / Graffiti Women: Street Art from the Five Continents Author: Nicholas Ganz-Editor Although not a work of fiction, Graffiti Women is an important art exposé pertaining strictly to works by female graffiti artists. One of my friends sent this to me and I feel it is a valid and fascinating collection of […]