MELBOURNE STREET ART GUIDE
Published by Thames and Hudson Australia, Melbourne
Edited by Din Heagney, Allison Fogarty & Ewan McEoin
Designed by Matthew Angel
Softcover, colour, 224 pp, 2016
Cover image by Rone, photograph by Ben Wesley
Focused on the art, politics and people that make Melbourne an undisputed international hotspot for street art and graffiti, this book delves into the inner worlds of the artist, academic, collector and curator.
Featured artists and interviews with: ABYSS_607, ADI, ADNATE, AKEMI ITO, AL STARK, BABY GUERILLA, BONSAI, BRADDOCK, CAM SCALE, CAPER, CEL OUT, DAMIEN MITCHELL, DEAMS, DEB, DOYLE, DREW FUNK, DVATE, E.L.K., FINTAN MAGEE, GOODIE, HAHA, ITCH, JUNKY PROJECTS, KAFF-EINE, KRANKY, LUSH, LUV SIC, MAKATRON, MAN OF DARKNESS, MAYONAIZE, MEGGS, MIKE ELEVEN, MIMBY JONES ROBINSON, PHIBS, PLEA, PUTOS, RONE, RUSKIDD, SHAWN LU, SHIDA, SIRUM ONE, TOM CIVIL, TWOONE, UNWELL BUNNY, VAN RUDD, VEXTA & WILL COLES.
Also features extended interviews about tagging, graf and ‘art crime’ with Professor Alison Young (Uni of Melb), understanding and defining street art with Dr Lachlan MacDowall (VCA), curator of Australian Art at NGV David Hurlston, and uber collectors Sandra Powell and Andrew King. Plus glossary, hotspots, and maps to the best local tours, galleries and studios.
Launched at The Blender Studios in August 2016, and now available in bookshops.
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