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Griffiti Brasil (05 Edition)by Manco
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From the startlingly distinctive achievements of the internationally renowned twin-brother painters Os Gemeos to the visual powers of the ubiquitous daredevil Pichadores, Brazil's graffiti captivates with entirely fresh ideas, techniques, and messages. Whether one's taste is for the extraordinary creative extremes generated amid urban deprivation or for crafted murals at their most elaborate, offers both stunning photography and in-depth history and insight. is the result of collaboration across three continents. Tristan Manco is from England, and is the author of the best-selling and . Caleb Neelon (SONIK) is an artist and writer from Boston, who has been traveling to and painting in Brazil since 1997. Ignacio Aronovich and Louise Chin are "Lost Art," and have for many years documented the streets of Brazil from their home city of Sao Paulo.With graffiti worldwide becoming more homogenized, this book is a reminder of the strengths of creative independence and the rich fruits of cultural diversity.
A firsthand survey of the most original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade.
Here is a report from the trenches on the most exciting and original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade. From extraordinary creative extremes generated amidst urban deprivation to crafted murals at their most elaborate, Graffiti Brasil offers both stunning photography and in-depth history and insight from world authorities on the subject.
About the Author
Ignacio Aronovich and Louise Chin are and have for many years documented the streets of Brazil from their home city of São Paulo. is a leading commentator on street art and the author of numerous books on the subject, including , the best-selling , and co-author of . (SONIK) is an artist and writer from Boston, who has been traveling to and painting in Brazil since 1997.
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