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  • Graffiti for Beginners

    8.90

    Learn how to draw graffiti letters!

    Graffiti for Beginners is an easy-to-follow introduction that presents you with the basics behind graffiti lettering.

    The two funky yet classic graffiti alphabets created by experienced graffiti artist Mega gives you the opportunity to learn a basic graffiti style, as well as a more advanced wild style.

    Each of the alphabet’s 26 letters has its own spread where the building blocks of the letter are carefully displayed
    next to the specified space for you to practice, along with illustrations of how the letters can be used in different words and names.

    In addition to the letters, you will find examples of characteristic elements used in graffiti such as 3D or shades to add depth to the letters, or arrows, stars, bubbles, highlights and shines to make the piece stand out.

    Graffiti for Beginners is the fundamental guide for you to learn how to master the alphabet with style and finesse, letter by letter, until you are able to put together complicated words and messages, adding the coloring of your own choice.

    Learning graffiti has never been easier or more fun!

    Graffiti for Beginners suits all ages and is a great tool for advertisers, home stylers, school teachers, kids and creative adults alike.

    About the author

    Your teacher, Mega DNS, born and raised in the north of the Netherlands, has over 35 years experience in writing graffiti.. His letter style is best described as legible old New York style mixed with European style and most importantly: the letters must have movement and style.

    Mega works as a graphic designer for various clients, from record labels and radio stations to retail agencies.

    DETAILS

    Size: 20 x 25 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 56
    Language: English
    Year: 2021
    Publisher: Dokument Press
    Author: Mega DNS
    ISBN/EAN: 978-91-88369-50-5

  • Sven Willms – In Your America

    10.00

    Graffiti ist fester Bestandteil des urbanen Raums auf der ganzen Welt. Ungefragt reiht es sich in das Stadtbild und steht in seiner Authentizität in einem starken Kontrast zu geschönten Werbetafeln. Diese Kunst zu greifen, gar festzuhalten ist äußerst schwierig. Sie ist, aufgrund des meist illegalen Entstehungskontextes, von ihrem Wesen her flüchtig, immer in Bewegung in einem Kreislauf aus Werden und Vergehen. Um sie auszustellen und zu präsentieren, muss man sie auf Film bannen. Der Künstler Sven Willms dokumentiert in seinen Fotoarbeiten solche Werke und porträtiert deren Autoren als Verweis auf den Ort, der mit dieser Kunst unwiderruflich in Verbindung steht – die Straße.

    Philadelphia / New York / Washington
    Fotografiert von Sven Willms 2018

    DETAILS

    Size: 14,8 x 21 cm (DIN A5 Portrait)
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 112
    Language: German, English
    Year: 2019
    Publisher:
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN:

  • Vienna Murals – Street Art Guide Vienna Vol.2

    14.90

    A lot has happened since the release of Vienna Murals´s first book.

    An introduction to more than 100 additional artworks all over Vienna.
    Over 100 pages, A5 landscape format, soft cover. In English. With maps and photos of murals in Vienna, including background infos, who certain artworks were painted by, when, and also who curated them and info about interesting galleries, festivals, agencies, curators etc that all make our city more vibrant and colourful.
    Go out and explore the city yourself.
    VOLUME 2 acts as an appendix that can be used alone or together with VOLUME 1 – showcasing artworks that were not included in any of Vienna Murals´s books before.

    DETAILS

    Size: 21 x 14,8 cm (DIN A5 Landscape)
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 100+
    Language: English
    Year: 2019
    Publisher: Streetartbooks
    Author: Thomas Grötschnig
    ISBN/EAN:

  • Protecting Art in the Street

    14.90

    There has recently been a sharp increase in cases where corporations have been sued by street and graffiti artists because their artworks had been used and exploited without the artists’ authorisation, for example in advertising campaigns, as backdrops in promotional videos, or as decorating elements of products. This trend shows and confirms that these forms of art are vulnerable. They are actually more exposed to unauthorised exploitation (and destruction as well) than works of fine art, because they are placed in the public eye.
    Protecting Art in the Street explains, with words and images, how copyright laws apply to street art and graffiti, and how they can be of help to creators within these artistic communities. Knowledge about these issues does matter. There has recently been a spike in legal actions or complaints against corporations and individuals that have tried to exploit commercially street artworks without the artists’ consent; and more importantly without sharing with them any profit. Also, legal actions have been brought by street artists to fight destruction of their pieces.
    By adopting a simple language, Protecting Art in the Street constitutes an easy-to-understand guide aimed at navigating street artists and graffiti writers through otherwise difficult and intricate legal issues concerning the protection of their artistic outputs.

    DETAILS

    Size: 13 x 21 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 68
    Language: English
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Dokument Press
    Author: Enrico Bonadio
    ISBN/EAN: 978-91-88369-35-2

  • ODEM – On The Run

    14.99

    ODEM: ON THE RUN zeichnet den atemlosen Aufstieg und jähen Fall des Berliner Graffiti-Sprühers ODEM nach, der zunächst als kleiner Tagger sein Kürzel in jede U-Bahn setzte und als Crew-Mitglied erste Pieces versuchte, dann Teil einer Jugendszene wurde, die sich täglich im U-Bahnhof Friedrichstraße traf, um schließlich als King der Szene international bekannt und wegen seiner Skrupellosigkeit gefürchtet zu werden.

    ODEM: ON THE RUN ist der authentische Bericht eines Großstadtjugendlichen am Anfang der Neunzigerjahre. Gleichermaßen faszinierend wie schockierend, macht dies Buch, die Begeisterung der Jugendlichen für Graffiti verständlich und beleuchtet zugleich in aller Härte die Schattenseiten einer Szene, in der Spaß und Action ebenso alltäglich sind wie Gewalt und Kriminalität, Alkohol und Drogen.

    DETAILS

    Size: 20,5 x 12,9 x 2,8 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 344
    Language: Deutsch
    Year: 2015
    Publisher: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf
    Author: Jürgen Deppe & Odem
    ISBN/EAN: 9783862654789

  • TagsAndThrows vol. 002

    15.00

    Für die zweite Ausgabe spazierte TagsAndThrows einen Sommer lang durch die Straßen von New York. Neben der Dokumentation von Tags und Throw-Ups im gesamten Stadtgebiet hat sich Thomas Karl-Johan Gunnarsson alias OKOK, der Mann hinter TagsAndThrows, auch mit Left, Rukus, Stu, Pixote und Fade getroffen, um sich über die Szene zu unterhalten.

    In this second volume TagsAndThrows spent a summer walking around in the streets of New York. Beside documenting the tags and throws around the city Thomas Karl-Johan Gunnarsson a.k.a. OKOK, the man behind TagsAndThrows also hooked up with Left, Rukus, Stu, Pixote and Fade to have a chat about the scene.

    DETAILS

    Size: 15 x 15 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 148
    Language: English
    Year: 2016
    Publisher:
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN:

  • Whole Car Poetry

    15.70

    A unique work. Verbal and visually lucid madness. A supersonic voyage between loneliness and alienation in contemporary society.
    Through the use of writing in its most visionary and majestic form – the whole car – associated with poetry that is strongly expressive in its slam inspiration, this book has the merit of inaugurating a form of sincere and original expression, with absolutely amazing potential. Prepare yourselves for a surprise: even if he finds himself in a trainwarehouse or sitting at a table with a pen in hand, Frank Veleno is always doing something new. And it concerns us all.

     

    DETAILS

    Size: 27 x 17 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 100
    Language: English
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: Wholetrain Press
    Author: Frank Veleno
    ISBN/EAN: 978-88-904178-2-5

  • UNTOLD STORIES Inside Graffiti Writing Culture

    17.90

    Was als Hobby beginnt, kann schließlich zu einer Lebensweise werden. Was dich bei jeder Bewegung und allem, was du tust, beeinflusst. So wie Graffiti schöne Erinnerungen an Abenteuer, Rebellion und Freundschaft hervorrufen kann, so bleibt für die weniger Glücklichen nur ein Haufen alter Dokumente übrig. Eine Erinnerung an gezahlte Geldstrafen und gebrochene Gesetze. UNTOLD STORIES Inside Graffiti Writing Culture (ISBN: 978-3-939566-53-3), bringt uns dem inneren Heiligtum der vielfältigen Kultur des Graffiti-Writings nahe. In 43 Stories aus der ganzen Welt erzählt jeder Autor von einem entscheidenden Moment seines Lebens, der dazu beitrug, ihn zu dem Menschen zu machen, der er heute ist.

    Mit AMUCK (AUS), ASKE (RU), ATOME (AUS), ATSOK (PT), BILL SHARP (AUS), CAKES (SE), CALVIN & IN3 (AUS), CAN2 (DE), CASROC (NL), CENTO (IT), DART (SE), DEACE (FR), DIAGRAM (AUS), DIPHER (AUS), EKLA (FR), FLUSTA (AUS), HBOO (DE), HOMBRE (DE), IBRAHIM WIJBENGA (NL), IKE (IT), JEROO (DE), JOHN DERRICK (AUS), KAM (DE), KAOS (SE), KASINO (AUS), KISS (SE) & BILLY BADASS (NO), KRIXL (DE), LOOMIT (DE), LOW (IT), LOVEPUSHER (UK), MASON (DE), NAWAS (BE), NEOB (IT), NORIS (DE), NUNO VIEGAS (PT), RASK (IE), REBO (AUS), RUSK MA’CLAIM (DE), SECSE (IT), SPER (DE), SPICE (AUS), WREN (AUS), VERO (BE)

    (43 stories, 45 artists)

    DETAILS

    Size: 17×24 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 208
    Language: English
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Publikat
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-939566-53-3

  • 4608 Kat.19 – Pocket Book

    18.00

    Limited pocket book published by 4608 that features pictures from the subway tunnels and yards of Stockholm, Sweden. Get it while it is still available!

    Pages: 100, Format: 125 x 180mm, Soft cover, Language: English, First Edition, Black & White, printed in Stockholm, Limited quantity, Release date: May 2021.

    DETAILS

    Size: 12,5 x 18 cm
    Cover:
    Pages: 100
    Language: English
    Year: 2021
    Publisher: 4608
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN:

  • The Street Art Manual Book

    18.00

    The Street Art Manual is an illicit, tactical handbook to creating art in public and taking over urban space. Every type of street art is covered, from painting graffiti, to light projections, stenciling, wheat pasting and mural making, with each technique illustrated with step-by-step drawings.

    Arm yourself with the tips and knowledge that no other guide will give you and go out and reclaim the streets in the name of urban creativity.

    DETAILS

    Size: 21 x 14,7 x 1,5 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 144
    Language: English
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Laurence King
    Author: Bill Posters
    ISBN/EAN:

  • Ajax Amstelredam

    19.00

    AJAX Amstelredam (eine alte Version des Stadtnamens) besteht aus 120 Seiten mit Fotos, die RAP 2005 aufgenommen hat. Der Schwerpunkt liegt sowohl auf U-Bahnen als auch auf den Straßen des Rotlichtviertels. Zu sehen sind Namen wie Banos, Moon, Jake, Trane, Rap, Stor, Tel, Order, sowie im U-Bahn-Teil: Chino, Byi, Oker ,Trane, Dystur, Jonone, Creez, …

    DETAILS

    Size: 14,8 x 21 cm (DIN A5 Portrait)
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 120
    Language: English, French
    Year: 2019
    Publisher: Graffalife
    Author: RAP
    ISBN/EAN:
    Limited Edition: 250 copies

  • Markus Pippan – What´s left

    19.00

    DETAILS

    Size: 14,8 x 21,0 cm
    Cover: Hardcover mit Prägung, Fadenheftung, Leseband
    Pages: 120
    Language:
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Verlag Forum Stadtpark
    Author: Markus Pippan
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-901109-62-1

  • Crash Kid Graffiti Archive

    19.90

    “Crash Kid Graffiti Archive” is a project that wants to present a selection of the best-unreleased images from Massimo “Crash Kid” Colonna’s photographic archive, focusing its attention exclusively on graffiti.

    A meticulous choice of restored photos ranging from 1985 to 1997 in cities such as New York, Paris, Rome, Monaco, Basel and many others exhibiting works by masters of writing such as Bando, Mode 2, Dare, Can 2, Loomit, Lokiss, Darco , Skki, Swet, Crash Kid, Napal, Stand, Pane, Rusty, Zero T, Dayaki, Eron and many others.

    A project born from the friendship and will of Napal and Ryo, the book besides having the purpose of preserving this precious photographic material was conceived to spread the use of masks
    of respiratory protection among the writing community, promoting the practice of painting safely to protect the health of writers.
    The proceeds from the book will be donated to AIL, the Italian Association against leukemia-lymphomas and myeloma which supports research and provides direct assistance to cancer patients.
    A book that combines art with social commitment and help to people in need and a “must” for any true writing enthusiast.

    DETAILS

    Size: 25×20 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 208
    Language: English, Italian
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Wholetrain Press
    Author: Crash Kid
    ISBN/EAN: 978-88-97640-13-4

  • Glorious – Volume 3 / Kings of Green 1.1

    19.90

    Glorious Volume 3 / Kings of Green 1.1: It is not a book, neither a magazine it’s a catalogue of graffiti, which this times comes out in a very special format. 284 pages, a DVD, photos, interviews and high grade focuses. We start by a preview of the new edition of a cult book “Graffiti a New York” by Andrea Nelli, that will come out in 2012. For what concerns international writing, we have Serm the underground Bucharest bomber, with his best photos. From the capital of Rumania to the Chicago subway, passing through Rome and Milan that this time are represented by two special members of the scene, Brus and Erpes, so to have quality and quantity, bombing and style. We then have the photos of the famous Kings of Green, the party jam held in summer that every one looks forward to, this has also become an environment project that participates at a competition called MercinTreno2011, that has the acknowledgement of the Italian President Giorgio Napolitano. This year like the past ones we’ve evolved some of the best writers around, both foreigners and Italian, we made a real documentary, different form the usual 30 minutes filming, but “unique” graffiti stories. If that wasn’t enough, we have the exclusive photo call by Ilario Cardoni and Adrian Oprea, that go behind appearance, revealing emotions and sensation of those who live with writing an deep passion. The Glory is back stronger than ever!

    DETAILS

    Size: 24,5 × 22 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 284
    Language: Italian, English
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: Wholetrain Press
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN: 978-88-904178-7-0

  • Doors of Athens

    20.00

    This book-document by Tarta Ross and Death Vallée is a marginal-poetic, parallel guide to the doors of Athens.
    It is a photographic album, enriched with a collection of theories and stories.
    It promises to take readers on a never-ending journey into the futures of cynicism and the realism of everyday life.

    DETAILS

    Size: 15 x 21,0 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 272
    Language: English / Greek
    Year: 2019
    Publisher: Present Books
    Author: Death Vallée – Tarta Ross
    ISBN/EAN:

  • Street Messages

    23.90

    There is plenty of creativity within the international graffiti and street art scene. Writing text messages in public spaces has been a unique art form and a means of communication between humans for over 30,000 years.

    Many street artists work only with text, written messages or poems, and not necessarily only with colourful murals, styles, tags and logos. Street Messages is the first publication that delivers a deep insight into this literary form of expression in the world of global street art.
    The streets are full of artistic and poetic forms of expression – messages written by graffiti and street artists. Street Messages offers a historic background to written messages in public spaces and introduces more than 80 artists from across the world who work exclusively or partly with text.The vast body of information and numerous exclusive quotes and words of wisdom makes Street Messages the first book to shed some light on this as yet undocumented form of street art culture.
    Features artwork by Banksy, Dolk, Ben Eine, Faith 47, Flint…, Kid Acne, Know Hope, Mobstr, Skki and many more.

    Nicholas Ganz aka Keinom is a freelance photographer and author from Essen, Germany. He started to paint in the streets in 1994 and has been documenting graffiti and street art ever since. In 2004, he published his first book, Graffiti World, which became a world-wide best-seller and was translated into 11 languages. In 2006, he released Graffiti Women and went on to write several books about Burma/Myanmar.

    DETAILS

    Size: 18,5 x 21,5 x 2 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 144
    Language: English
    Year: 2015
    Publisher: Dokument Press
    Author: Nicholas Ganz, foreword by James Prigoff
    ISBN/EAN: 978-91-85639-73-1

  • Graffiti School

    24.90

    Graffiti, Tags, Throwups, Blockbuster, Wildstyles – die Begriffsvielfalt ist so bunt wie die Handschriften der Künstler. Mit »Graffiti School« liegt nun der ultimative Überblick zu allen Fragen rund um die Kunst aus der Spraydose vor. Auch wenn die Meinungen, ob das kunstvoll oder eher kriminell ist, häufig noch auseinandergehen, hat zumindest der Markt längst entschieden und honoriert die Arbeiten von Aktivisten wie Banksy oder Blek le Rat ebenso hoch wie die anderer zeitgenössischer Künstler.

    »Graffiti School« liefert in diesem Diskurs neben einem kurzen Überblick über die Anfänge der Graffitikunst vor allem jede Menge praktische Anleitungen und Basiswissen: von der Zusammensetzung, Handhabung und Pflege der Graffiti-Ausrüstung bis zur illustrierten Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitung für Gestaltungselemente und Techniken. Zahlreiche Bildbeispiele von Graffiti aus aller Welt ergänzen dieses Manual. Der Autor Christoph „Jeroo“ Ganter kann dabei auf seine eigene Erfahrung als Graffitikünstler zurückgreifen.

    Paperback, Klappenbroschur
    300 farbige Abbildungen

    DETAILS

    Size: 21 x 29,7 cm (DIN A4 Portrait)
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 176
    Language: German
    Year: 2013
    Publisher: Prestel
    Author: Christoph Ganter
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-7913-4841-4

  • Graffiti a New York

    24.90

    Andrea Nelli was in his twenties when he went to New York for the first time. He saw BIG-O 116, EVIL ERF 14, RAT FINK 131, SUPER KOOL 223 written on the walls. In the beginning he thought of them as strange ideograms but he was even more fascinated to find out that the inscriptions were actually names. He decided to archive this phenomenon by taking pictures and to make it the subject of the thesis for his degree on Literature. He got in touch with many cliques of writers that open him the doors of New York.
    Big names, as COCO 144, were his guide. Graffiti a New York by Andrea Nelli is the re-edition of one of first books about Graffiti Writing, published for the first time in 1978.
    This book conserves the original text, precious and rare document of an unthinkable research for that period. It contributes to the historical memory of Graffiti Writing with amazing pictures about the styles and the first tags of Manhattan Heights.
    More than 100 pictures of Names and historical pieces photographed by Andrea Nelli accompany the text, true in the form and in the content.
    Graffiti a New York is a true witness about Graffiti phenomenon in his early years of birth.

     

    DETAILS

    Size: 17 x 25 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 190
    Language: English
    Year: 2012
    Publisher: Wholetrain Press
    Author: Andrea Nelli
    ISBN/EAN: 978-88-976400-0-4

  • Book of ZACK

    24.90

    In the 90s, the Frankfurt writer ZACK was very present on the trains in the Rhine-Main area under various pseudonyms. He played a major role in shaping the golden years of train writing in the metropolis – a time when almost every commuter train was covered with graffiti and colorful panels and wholecars were often in traffic for months.

    In Book of ZACK he gives an insight into his career on steel at the time, and also new works on walls since his comeback in 2018 can be seen.

    Many of his images are accompanied by texts to the respective actions and let the reader share in his memories. The book is rounded off with additional guest contributions from some of his companions at the time.

    DETAILS

    Size: DIN A4
    Cover:
    Pages: 200
    Language: German, English
    Year: 2021
    Publisher: Publikat
    Author: ZACK
    ISBN/EAN:

  • On The Run Books 11 – Sabe FYS Crew (Hardcover)

    24.90

    Advocator of “Free Your Spirit” Danish graffiti maestro Sabe is a true master of styles that flexes on all levels whether it’s with his advanced mechanical letter compositions, new-wave bubble styles, photo-realistic portraits, cartoon characters, or just plain bombing. He is known to mix up these styles to suit the occasion and his mood. Never one to be called a slacker, he has an unparalleled enthusiasm for the craft along with a work ethic and execution rate of an army of crews. With a career spanning over twenty-five years Sabe remains active, prolific and influential.

    DETAILS

    Size: 24,3 x 16,7 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 128
    Language: English
    Year: 2010
    Publisher: On the Run
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN: 9783937946238

  • On The Run Books 16 – Hall Of Fame New York City (Hardcover)

    24.90

    New York City is the birthplace of graffiti style writing. It is the place where young writers first began to transform letters from simple tags on a wall to elaborate masterpieces of colorful and camoflauged letters embellished with characters that depicted friends and heroes alike.

    By the 1980s the artwork was quickly destroyed by authorities and the artists seeking to preserve some of their works took hold of schoolyards around the city to paint grander works. It was a no-nonsense approach to save their art form and spread their fame to the local kids. The most famous of these schoolyards is located in East Harlem on 106th street and Park Avenue and it became known as the Hall of Fame.

    At first the Hall of Fame was established to bring together the best artists in the city and have them paint in the same schoolyard supplanting the number 5 train as the showcase place for the best graffiti art in New York. Over the years as the word spread artists from around the city would sneak in and leave their work at night in this unsanctioned museum. From Skeme, Dez, and Daze in the early 1980s to Vulcan, Jon One, and Dome in the late 1980s to Part, Ezo, and TDS rejuvenating the schoolyard with style in the 1990s to TC5 (West, Dash, Psycho, Wane, Cope2, etc.), TDS (Flite, Part, Noc167, Serve, T-Kid170), TATS (Bio, BG183, Nicer, How, Nosm, Sen2) crews tight productions in the 2000s to the writers that travel to New York to paint there today this book documents the exciting artwork that was created in a small obscure school in Harlem that became known as the legendary Hall of Fame.

    Join us on this artistic retrospective of the famous and important New York landmark, the Graffiti Hall of Fame.

    DETAILS

    Size: 24,3 x 16,7 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 208
    Language: English
    Year: 2013
    Publisher: On the Run
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN: 9783937946375

  • On The Run Books 14 – How & Nosm The Brazil Diaries (Hardcover)

    24.90

    How&Nosm – The Brazil Diaries is an intimate look at the Perre twins’ art explorations in Brazil. European graffiti artists and muralists residing in New York City, How&Nosm found that living in a society whose strict laws deny writers their right to self-expression meant they had to satisfy their creative appetite elsewhere. The solution was to travel to places with a greater understanding and tolerance for graffiti and street art. These trips were liberating and soon transformed from a desire, to a routine, to an addiction. They have painted in more than 60 countries thus far, with Brazil in particular proving to be the perfect playground for this ever-active duo.

    With a limited color palette in hand, How&Nosm create striking murals laced with social commentary. Their signature black, white and red intricate patterns, stark line work and stylized forms heighten the intensity of the message.

    DETAILS

    Size: 24,3 x 16,7 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 128
    Language: English
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: On the Run
    Author:
    ISBN/EAN: 9783937946320

  • Typograffiti – Fonts of True Writers – von A bis Z

    24.90

    Architektur, Typografie und Graffiti sind von jeher eng verbunden. Vielen Writern dient die Architektur als Leinwand, auf der mit Typografie und Graffiti experimentiert wird. Dabei hat nahezu jeder Writer schon einmal einen eigenen Font gestaltet oder zumindest darüber nachgedacht, aus den Buchstaben, die er für seine Arbeit an der Wand entwirft, ein komplettes ABC zu bauen.

    Die Publikation versammelt zahlreiche Legenden des Graffitis, die teils eigens für diesen Anlass neue Fonts in ihrem jeweils unverwechselbaren Stil geschaffen haben. Mit seinen unterschiedlichen Beiträgen feiert Typograffiti den grafischen und kulturellen Ausdruck der Writer und zeigt die Lebendigkeit der Szene ebenso wie die Aktualität ihrer Fonts.

    Das Buch stellt alle Writer und ihre Schriften ausführlich vor, enthält begleitende Statements sowie Aufnahmen der Fonts in der Anwendung auf der Wand. So versteht sich die Publikation als Inspiration für Sprüher, Schriftgestalter, Grafiker und Kunstinteressierte.

    Mit Arbeiten von:

    AKUT, AMIT 2.0, ASEM, ASH, BIRNE, CARIO, CHRISTIAN DÜNOW, DELTA, DAIKER, DRIK THE VILLAIN, DXTR, DYSET, ECB, FUME, GÁBOR DOLEVICZÉNYI , GISMO, HEIZER, HOKER IKE86 INKA, JEKS, JUSER, KID CRAP, MAJO BROTHERS, MATTHIAS GEPHART, MEXER, M05K, MR. PARADOX PARADISE, LOOMIT, OHM ONE, OMEGA, ORDINARIO, OTITO, PHIK, RIOT1394, SEIKON, SEMOR, SHIO, SIGN, SILE, SIRAS, SOME1, SVEN DROBNITZA, THE DISO, TOAST, TOP NOTCH, VERTIGO, WON, ZMEL u. a.

    DETAILS

    Size: 20 x 25 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 248
    Language: German
    Year: 2021
    Publisher: Verlag kettler
    Author: Jonny Bauer, Joe Hennig
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-86206-922-4

  • The Faith of Graffiti

    25.00

    Neuauflage des Klassikers The Faith of Graffiti von Norman Mailer mit Fotografien von Jon Naar welches 1974 erstmals veröffentlicht wurde.

     

    DETAILS

    Size: 31 x 23 x 1 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 144
    Language: English, French
    Year: 2009
    Publisher: L’oeil d’Horus SARL
    Author: John Naar, Norman Mailer
    ISBN/EAN: 9782350810143

  • NYCHOS – 1111 (eleven eleven)

    25.00

    RABBIT EYE MOVEMENT proudly presents:

    “1111“ – illustrated & narrated by NYCHOS
    “1111“ (eleven eleven) – A hint of communication. A constant heartbeat. A number forming the interface between the self and everything that is.
    – content: 30 black and white illustrations accompanied by 30 short texts, printed on 68 pages of 150g arctic volume white paper

    – cover: gloss laminated soft cover on 350g postcard carton

    “1111“ is the artistic reprocessing of an ongoing substantial period in NYCHOS’ life. The autobiographical narrative is a series of 30 black and white illustrations, accompanied by text, recalled in silence. An intimate journey that, on the way from suffering to healing, brings forth new dimensions. “1111“ is presented in print for the very first time within a publication of 68 pages, published by Rabbit Eye Movement.

    DETAILS

    Size: 16,5 x 23,1 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 68
    Language: English
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Rabbit Eye Movement
    Author: NYCHOS
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-9519866-0-9

  • Buio Dentro (Nuova Ed.)

    25.00

    Buio Dentro is a foray into the darkest side of Milanese graffiti, the bad side, the side that has nothing to do with the quiet Sundays in the Hall of Fame nor with the street artist of the moment. In the Instagram era, Corrado Piazza stops time and brings back to life the golden age Milan, exhuming from the subway manholes the most important names of the Milanese scene from 1987 to 1998. An incredible collection of images and testimonies, mostly unpublished, from the voice of those who lived those years and never forgot them. Without filters, without censorship. Unlike the countless publications that preceded it, Buio Dentro focuses exclusively on bombing the subsoil, in that network of tunnels that constitutes the metropolitan network of Milan. A romantic project that aims to tell, in the most complete and reliable way, the roughest face of an unforgettable and unrepeatable season of aerosol writing in Milan.

    DETAILS

    Size: 17 x 20 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 252
    Language: Italian
    Year: 2021
    Publisher:
    Author: Corrado Piazza
    ISBN/EAN:

  • EX IT – Graphic Novel

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    „Und dann war da blaues Licht, ich weiß nicht, wir kamen ja gerade erst die Böschung wieder hinauf. Mit farbverschmierter Hose und noch Schweiß im Gesicht von der körperlichen Arbeit kamen die da direkt auf uns zugerollt. Nachdem wir unser Zeug schon vorher losgeworden waren, haben wir versucht, die Nerven zu behalten. Steigen da zwei Uniformierte aus und fragen: Entschuldigt, aber habt ihr da im Tunnel wen Malen sehen (macht mit dem Arm eine Bewegung, als ob der Bulle wüsste, wie man eine Dose hält)? Wir so: nein nein, tut uns leid, haben hier nur schnell ein Päuschen eingelegt und gechilled. Während der andere Bulle an den Uralt-Bildern des Tunnels vor uns schnuppern ging, haben wir Ihnen einen schönen Tag gewünscht, uns entspannt ins Auto gesetzt und sind losgefahren.“

    In hartem, virtuosen Schwarz-Weiß zeichnet Rubens Bugatti eine Geschichte von nächtlichen Streifzügen. Es geht um das Getrieben-Sein zur Aneignung urbaner Nicht-Orte und die Auseinandersetzung mit den langen Armen des Gesetzes, subsumiert in verschiedenen Episoden dieser Graphic Novel.
    Schnell muss der Portagonist arbeiten, flink und hellwach muss er sein, immer bereit zum abrupten Abbruch und zur Flucht. Was bleibt, sind Umrisse und Farben, Notizen und Zeichen, Botschaften, deren ganze Kraft erst nach getaner Arbeit und dem Aufgehen der Sonne sichtbar werden oder gleich ungesehen im Buff landen.
    Graffiti ist l’art pour l’art. Egal ob einsames Leben oder in Gesellschaft, im Dunkel der nächtlichen Stadtkulisse ist man nie ganz allein. Die Erlebnisse mischen sich mit surrealen Begegnungen und Begebenheiten die nicht anders als visuell erzählbar sind.

    DETAILS

    Size: 186 x 260 mm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 96
    Language:
    Year: 2021
    Publisher: Verlag Bildmanufaktur
    Author: Rubens Bugatti
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-9504585-4-1

  • RAP – I´M IN MOTION

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    Photographs taken by RAP in Paris and around in the year 2001

    DETAILS

    Size: 14,8 x 21 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 180
    Language:
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Graffalife
    Author: RAP
    ISBN/EAN:
    Limited Edition: 100 copies, + Screenprint Postcard (Signed & numbered)

  • Takeover – Vienna Street Art Now

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    Das Buch zur „Takeover“-Ausstellung im Wien Museum

    Oft unerlaubt, manchmal beauftragt angebracht, sind Graffiti und Street Art heute nicht mehr aus dem Stadtbild wegzudenken. Sie sorgen für Aufsehen im öffentlichen Raum und hinterfragen unser Verständnis von Mitgestaltung und Teilhabe.

    Oft unerlaubt, manchmal beauftragt angebracht, sind Graffiti und Street Art heute nicht mehr aus dem Stadtbild wegzudenken. Sie sorgen für Aufsehen im öffentlichen Raum und hinterfragen unser Verständnis von Mitgestaltung und Teilhabe. Lässt sich Street Art, per Definition auf der Straße zu finden, glaubwürdig im Museum zeigen? Durch den geplanten Umbau des Wien Museums bot sich die Gelegenheit, in einem facettenreichen Projekt dieser Frage nachzuspüren. Das Gebäude und sein Gelände wurden zur kreativen Spielfläche für KünstlerInnen und BesucherInnen. Dabei wurde erstmals die Wiener Szene in ihrer Vielfalt und Ambivalenz vorgestellt. Die entstandenen Werke sind temporär und werden im Zuge des Umbaus wieder zerstört. Was bleibt, ist dieses Buch, das die situative Atmosphäre während “Takeover” spiegelt und 40 namhafte Protagonist_innen und ihre vielfältigen Werke, Stile und Ausdrücke, die maßgeblich zur Transformation des Museums beigetragen haben, vorstellt.

    DETAILS

    Size: 32 x 24,5 cm
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 136
    Language: German
    Year: 2019
    Publisher: Verlag für moderne Kunst
    Author: Karina Karadensky, Christine Koblitz, Wien Museum
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-903320-41-3

  • Rockin‘ It Suckers (10th Anniversary Edition)

    28.90

    The inside story of the crew that has kept graffiti alive in New York City for the past 20 years!

    After being out of print for years – ROCKIN’ IT SUCKERS is back in a limited 10th Anniversary Edition!

    A classic graffiti book is once agin available – with additional text and original cover.

    Some call it art others vandalism. For the members of the infamous RIS crew the label doesn’t matter. ROCKIN’ IT SUCKERS is the story of New York City’s infamous RIS crew in their heyday.

    New York in the late 80s: A city tormented by crack and violent crime. At the same time the golden age of hip hop was in full bloom, and despite the violence some found room for creativity.
    At this time a group of kids got together to taste the last of the city’s painted subway trains, just in time to experience a new era in New York’s graffiti history — The authorities decided to clean up the city and a zero-tolerance policy towards graffiti was instituted. While many of the city’s graffiti writers quit, the RIS crew was determined to keep the trains colorful and decided to wage their own war with the city. As a result, they took over New York with style, and along the way influenced graffiti writers long way outside the five boroughs.
    The crack down from the authorities didn’t only trigger the RIS crew to write more, it also made them come up with faster techniques and develop their styles, all done with the crews’ characteristic arrogance and humorous touch. Soon they became one of the world’s most important and influential graffiti crews.

    DETAILS

    Size: 19 x 25 x 2 cm
    Cover: Hardcover
    Pages: 128
    Language: English
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Dokument Press
    Author: Alain KET Maridueña, Cousin Frank, Museum of Graffiti
    ISBN/EAN: 9789188369406

  • Graffiti Photographers United

    29.00

    Die Künstler die sich zu dem Projekt „Graffiti Photographers United“ zusammengeschlossen haben, dokumentieren mit Ihren Werken die Graffiti-Szene in verschiedenen Städten und Ländern, wobei von den Protagonisten jedoch unterschiedliche Perspektiven eingenommen werden. Das Buch zeigt vor allem atmosphärische Fotos der Entstehung von Bildern auf Zügen. Der Fokus des Projektes liegt auf der gemeinsamen Präsentation der künstlerischen und sozialen Sichtweisen der verschiedenen Fotografen und Szeneangehörigen durch persönliche Texte und Bildserien.

    Künstler

    Phil America (USA)
    MJay (Holland)
    Peter Stelzig (GER)
    Kevin Schulzbus (GER)
    Riky Kiwy (IT)
    Peter White (GER)
    Dpplhand (GER)
    RDJ (Holland)
    Miserable Face (PL)

    Fadenbindung / 150gr. Profi Bulk 1.1 Papier
    Off-Set Druck – Gedruckt in Deutschland
    Limitierte Auflage
    Klappcover mit Schriftprägung

    DETAILS

    Size: 21 x 29,7 cm (DIN A4 Hochformat)
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 144
    Language: English, German
    Year: 2017
    Publisher: Seltmann + Söhne
    Author: Paul Stenzel
    ISBN/EAN: 978-3-946688-23-5

  • Peter Stelzig – Running The High Line

    29.00

    Das Buch zeigt U-Bahn Graffiti auf den Viadukt-Hochbahnabschnitten der Berliner U-Bahn Linien U1, U2 und U3. Die Bilder wurden im Zeitraum 9/2019 bis 2/2020 aufgenommen.

    Texte von: Boks, Kgo, Jeico und Peter Stelzig.

    DETAILS

    Size: DIN A4 Portrait
    Cover: Softcover
    Pages: 76
    Language: English
    Year: 2020
    Publisher: Racoon Verlag
    Author: Peter Stelzig
    ISBN/EAN:
    Limited Edition: 750 copies / Signed & Numbered


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