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    • Publication date:19 Apr 2012
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The Mammoth Book of Street Art

An insider's view of contemporary street art and graffiti from around the world

By JAKe

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  • £10.99

An insider's selection of the most outstanding graffiti and other street art from the artists themselves

Informed by his love of hip hop and graffiti, editor JAKe has compiled a fresh, diverse collection drawn from Rio, Berlin, London, Philadelphia and other street art hotspots. The emphasis is on humour and the artworks venture beyond graffiti to 'installations' such as RONZO's Credit Crunch Monster, cemented in the centre of London's financial district. JAKe brings an insider's awareness of context to this collection which comprises both photographs from his personal archives and a selection of the world's best street art from the artists themselves.

Biographical Notes

JAKe is a graphic artist whose street art has made the transition from London's walls to successful T-shirt ranges in Japan and the United States. He has collaborated with, among others, Carhartt, The Mighty Boosh, The Prodigy, Motorola, Comme des Garçons and Lucasfilm.

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  • ISBN: 9781780333892
  • Publication date: 13 Sep 2012
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Robinson
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Authors:
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