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Untitled. II: The Beautiful Renaissance
Gary Shove:
Untitled. II
The Beautiful Renaissance
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Brilliant successor to the first edition Untitled – Street Art in the Counter Culture, this book about street art has again been created without the collaboration of the artists and certainly without the ‘permission’ of the wall owners. Works featured are all recent creations and many exhibit the vile passions that rage between old schools and new.
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There are blatant statements that embody outrageous lies, articles laced with satire, plus cynical synopses of attempts to commercialize street art and make it fashionable via celebrity endorsement. Consideration is given to the question “What the hell is it about the color grey that makes it appeal the powers that be and their ridiculous minions?” and “Outsider Art — is it an expression of artistic impulse without interference from the idea of personal gain?” All of this amongst a collection of graffiti collected from all over the world and preserved on these pages before the legions employed to destroy them chip them off the walls.

Artists featured include Miss Van, Dan Witz, Ron English, Obey, Banksy, Blek le Rat, Swoon, Os Gemeos, and Herakut.

192 pages, Paperback, 10'' x 11'' (254 x 281 mm)
color illustrations throughout, English
ISBN: 978-0-9559121-2-2  $ 29.95
See also:

Untitled. III: This Is Street Art NEW
Untitled. III — This Is Street Art
In addition to the fantastic art photographed in locations around the world, pithy essays on diverse subjects ranging from intellectual property law, Marshall McLuhan v. Street Art and THE Manifesto, keep the book lively and thought provoking. more...

Banksy: Myths & Legends NEW
BANKSY You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat
The single best collection of photo­graphs of Banksy’s street work. Period. Banksy — You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat concentrates on this singular artist’s iconic imagery, spanning the late ’90s up until the end of 2011. more...

Banksy: Myths & Legends NEW
Banksy: Myths & Legends
No single living artist has created as many myths, rumors and legends as Banksy. In his home town of Bristol almost everyone seems to have a Banksy story. Many of the tales in this book are from Bristol and some are from further afield. more...

Untitled. II The Beautiful Renaissance
Street Art in the Counter Culture
11 Spring St NY was a much-loved site that became a graffiti landmark. Be­fore it was redeveloped it inspired acts of love and passion: Lou Reed made it the subject of a poem and Untitled pre­serves it in all of its glory. more...

Viva la Revolución
Viva la Revolución
The exhibition Viva la Revolución: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape features 20 artists from around the world. This companion catalogue to the exhibition includes essays by cur­at­or Pedro Alonzo and Alex Baker, and a preface by Hugh M. Davies. more...

Dan Witz: In Plain View 30 Years of Artworks Illegal and Otherwise
Dan Witz: In Plain View
First and long overdue monograph on the work of Dan Witz, who has one of the most sustained careers in street art. Featured are stickers, silk-screened posters, beau­ti­ful tromp l'oeil paintings, and con­cep­tu­al pranks and in­ter­ven­tions, as well as a number of Witz's masterly oil paintings. more...
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GINGKO PRESS | STREET ART & GRAFFITI BOOK | ISBN-13: 9780955912122 | ISBN-10: 0-9559121-2-1 / 0955912121