Description - Tokyo Graffiti by Lord K2
Does street art exist in spotless Tokyo? Yes! But strict vandalism laws and conservative Japanese culture have suppressed the graffiti scene in Tokyo. This stunning survey by photographer and graffiti artist Lord K2 takes you into the Tokyo neighbourhoods exhibiting a colourful array of urban art created on the fly and as low-key as possible. Here is a look at vibrant stickers, tags, highly elaborate murals by both local and international artists, and a gallery of work by the artist network Pow! Wow! Worldwide. The images are accompanied by well-researched commentary and a history of Tokyo graffiti, positioning this book as a comprehensive introduction to the best kept secrets Tokyo's graffiti scene has to offer. AUTHOR: Lord K2 (David Sharabani) is a London-born photographer and stencil graffiti artist. His works have been featured in galleries in New York, London, and Tel Aviv. He is currently working on a number of projects. Simultaneously. SELLING POINTS: An exhaustive array of street art from Tokyo's secretive approach to the art form Over 130 images and brilliant commentary delve into Tokyo's overlooked street art scene Reveals graffiti of all sizes and scope by local and international artists 149 colour iamges
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Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Lord K2
Lord K2 (David Sharabani) is a London-born photographer and stencil graffiti artist. His works have been featured in galleries in New York, London, and Tel Aviv. He is currently working on a number of projects. Simultaneously.
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