Street Art

Street Art

by Lonely Planet

Hardback Publication Date: 01/04/2017

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Discover the street art scene in London, Melbourne, San Francisco and 39 other cities around the world through vivid photography.

From Banksy's stencils and Invader's mosaics to amazing murals, this insider's guide provides practical details and maps of where to find secret stashes of street art, and introduces key artists, festivals and locations.

Street art is now present in almost every city, town and village in the world, from Aachen to Zwolle. Its true audience is measured in the billions. And given that the first record of homo sapiens painting on walls is thought to date back around 40,000 years, it's surprising that street art has taken so long to flourish.

Today, the proliferation of legal walls and organised festivals around the world makes it possible to encounter thought-provoking, transformative art in the most unexpected of places.

This visual guide to the world of street art takes in the scene in over 40 cities and includes interviews with some of the most prolific and well-known street artists, including Blek le Rat, FAILE and Faith47. And with hundreds of locations plotted and a special focus on 15 of the world's most incredible street art festivals, this guide will help you discover artworks hidden in plain sight around the world.

ISBN:
9781786577573
9781786577573
Category:
Travel & holiday
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-04-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
207.01x205.99x20.07mm
Weight:
0.82kg
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