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Graffiti Lives - 09 edition

Graffiti Lives (ISBN10: 0814740464; ISBN13: 9780814740460)
ISBN13: 978-0814740460
ISBN10: 0814740464

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0814740453
ISBN10: 0814740456

Summary: On the sides of buildings, On bridges, billboards, mailboxes, and street signs, and especially in the subway and train tunnels, graffiti covers much of New York City. Love it or hate it, graffiti, from the humble tag To The intricate piece (short for masterpiece), Is an undeniable part of the cityscape.InGraffiti Lives, Gregory J. Snyder offers a fascinating and rare look into this world of contemporary graffiti culture. A world in which kids, often, shoplift for spray paint, ...show morescale impossibly high places to find a great spot to ''get up,'' run from the police, journey into underground train tunnels, fight over turf, and spend countless hours perfecting their style. Over the ten years Snyder studied this culture he even created a few works himself (under the moniker ''GWIZ''), found himself serving as a lookout for other artists engaged in this illegal activity, spent time in the train tunnels in search of new work, created a blackbook for writers to tag, and took countless photographs to document this world - over sixty included in the book.A combination of amazing ''flicks'' and exhilarating prose,Graffiti Livesis ultimately an exploration into how graffiti writers define themselves. Snyder details that writers are not bound together by appearance or language or birthplace or class but by what they do. And what they do is reach for fame, painting their names as prominently as they can. What's more, he discovers that, though many public officials think graffiti writing will only lead to other criminal activity, many graffiti writers have turned their youthful exploits into adult careers - from professional aerosol muralists and fine artists to designers of all kinds, employed in such fields as tattooing, studio art, magazine production, fashion, and guerilla marketing. In fact, some of the artists featured have gone on to international acclaim and to their own gallery shows. Snyder's illuminating work shows that getting up tags, throw-ups, and pieces on New ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: New York University Press
Published: 04/15/2011
International: No



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