Tokyo Graffiti (Hardcover)

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By Lord K2
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Description


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 neighborhoods exhibiting a colorful 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.

About the 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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764354731
ISBN-10: 0764354736
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: March 28th, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English