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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.

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A firsthand survey of the most original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade.

Synopsis:

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 "Lost Art," and have for many years documented the streets of Brazil from their home city of São Paulo.Tristan Manco is a leading writer on street art whose previous books include Street Sketchbook, Street Sketchbook: Journeys, and Big Art/Small Art.Caleb Neelon (SONIK) is an artist and writer from Boston, who has been traveling to and painting in Brazil since 1997.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500285749
Author:
Manco, Tristan
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Lost Art
Author:
Neelon, Caleb
Subject:
Popular Culture - Counter Culture
Subject:
Brazil
Subject:
Graffiti
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Brazil Social life and customs.
Subject:
Graffiti - Brazil
Subject:
American Studies; Popular Culture
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20051128
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
440 full-color photographs
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.7 x 9.2 x 0.5 in 1.28 lb

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"Synopsis" by , A firsthand survey of the most original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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