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Japan has long been a breeding ground for innovative appropriation of Western traditions, as with cinema and baseball. But the fanatical embrace with which Japanese artists have welcomed graffiti has made for a street-art scene wholly apart from its Western origins. As the first English-language book dedicated to Japanese graffiti, Graffiti Japan is an obvious choice for a paperback edition, featuring all the same great photographs and artist interviews with KRESS, BELX2, FATE, TENGA, EMAR, SUIKO, QP, and many more.

 

The graffiti featured in Graffiti Japan replicates the calligraphic intricacies of the Japanese language with spray paint, depicting how anime and manga characters, national pride, as well as foreign influences, are integral parts of the country's scene. From sprawling, legally sanctioned murals to illegal throw-ups hidden in alleyways, this work could not exist in any other country.

About the Author

Based in Tokyo, award-winning filmmaker and photographer Remo Camerota has been revealing aspects of Japanese visual subcultures, from graffiti to manhole covers, for years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781935613305
Author:
Camerota, Remo
Publisher:
Mark Batty Publisher
Subject:
American Studies; Popular Culture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110816
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8.4 x 0.5 in 1.3531 lb

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