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The Urban Canvas

Street Art Around the World

Foreword by Ron English
Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The interaction with happened-upon street art is both physical and emotional, provoking a reaction and hopefully a conversation about the work this worldwide phenomenon. From backs of street signs to corporate boardrooms, its visibility, popularity, and diversity is what makes it so beloved. Highlighting some of the best work from around the world, The Urban Canvas is an extensive look at this art form and the artists that make it great.

Whether created as political message, social commentary, or simply visual entertainment, street art has reclaimed art from the privileged and brought it back into the open for everyone to experience. Art professor, critic, and historian G. James Daichendt presents street art from around the world in The Urban Canvas, an exploration of how this global art form has been influenced by local customs and culture.

Featuring the art of Banksy • Kenny Scharf •Shepard Fairey • Ron English • Blu • Keith Haring • Os Gêmeos • Vhils • D*Face • JR • Escif • Swoon • Barry McGee • ROA • Invader • Eduardo Kobra • Robbie Conal • Fin DAC • Chase • Toxicómano • Gaia • Herr von Bias • Herakut • Pixel Pancho • Cranio • Hyuro • Blek le Rat • Boa Mistura • Aryz • Stik • Stinkfish • CRISP • Adnate • Lady Aiko • Faith47 • C215 • Rone • Case Maclaim • El Seed • P183 • Clet • Bukruk • El Mac • Yuree Kensaku • David Flores • Plastic Jesus • Hueman • Tristan Eaton • Bumblebee • Nychos • Thierry Noir • Smug • Ericailcane • Fintan Magee • Alexis Diaz • Liqen • André • Ludo • . . . and many more!

Territories featured: North America, South America, Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa

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  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (October 17, 2017)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781681882987

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