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Publisher Comments:

This latest addition to Prestel's acclaimed Street Art series takes the train to Brooklyn to present a dizzying collection of urban images that gives testament to the vibrant culture in Germany City s largest borough. From the warehouses of ultra-hip Williamsburg to the brick facades of Bushwick tenements and DUMBO S waterfront cool, the 150 images in this book by photographer Jaime Rojo capture the wide range of mediums and styles of today s exciting street artists. Presented as full-page images, this selection of Brooklyn street art celebrates free expression. The result is a collection of art that brilliantly reflects Brooklyn s unique energy and dynamic population.

Book News Annotation:

In this compact volume, two artists from Brooklyn present a photographic time capsule of street art located in the largest borough of New York City. The 105 colorful works, any of which might be destroyed by the time of the book's publication, are found on walls, signs, and window sills; and the artists use everything from spray paint and stencils to paper, wood, steel, furniture parts, and socks. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This latest addition to Prestel's acclaimed Street Art series takes the train to Brooklyn to present a dizzying collection of urban images that gives testament to the vibrant culture in Germany City s largest borough. From the warehouses of ultra-hip Williamsburg to the brick facades of Bushwick tenements and DUMBO S waterfront cool, the 150 images in this book by photographer Jaime Rojo capture the wide range of mediums and styles of today s exciting street artists. Presented as full-page images, this selection of Brooklyn street art celebrates free expression. The result is a collection of art that brilliantly reflects Brooklyn s unique energy and dynamic population.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783791339634
Publisher:
Prestel
Subject:
Popular Culture - Counter Culture
Author:
Harrington, Steven P.
Author:
Rojo, Jaime
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
New york (state)
Subject:
New York
Subject:
American Studies; Popular Culture
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Series:
Street Art
Publication Date:
20090430
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
4.9 x 7.1 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Types
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Folk Art
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Graffiti and Street Art
Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
History and Social Science » Sociology » Urban Studies » General

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Product details 112 pages Prestel Publishing - English 9783791339634 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This latest addition to Prestel's acclaimed Street Art series takes the train to Brooklyn to present a dizzying collection of urban images that gives testament to the vibrant culture in Germany City s largest borough. From the warehouses of ultra-hip Williamsburg to the brick facades of Bushwick tenements and DUMBO S waterfront cool, the 150 images in this book by photographer Jaime Rojo capture the wide range of mediums and styles of today s exciting street artists. Presented as full-page images, this selection of Brooklyn street art celebrates free expression. The result is a collection of art that brilliantly reflects Brooklyn s unique energy and dynamic population.
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