Graffiti Art has blazed a trail across the world, but its pioneers were the New Yorkers who painted whole subway cars. In the 1970s and 1980s, their creations made New York's subway system a unique, constantly evolving gallery — a visual counterpoint to hip-hop and rap music, and a powerful expression of urban culture. It couldn't last. The city authorities made every effort to stop the artists, but their visual inventiveness has left a permanent mark on the urban art landscape.
With The Subway Graffiti Sketchbook, today's graffiti artists can go back to the medium's roots and find inspiration without fear of arrest. The book contains 54 accurate line drawings of subway cars in a unique concertina binding that allows you to create amazing sequences of subway cars. It is perfect for display or just honing your skills.
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Author — Thomas H. Green.
Hardcover. 108 pages. 12" × 4¾" (31 cm × 12 cm).