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The Thousands

Painting Outside, Breaking in
Author: Search for this author Rushmore, R. J. (author)
Statement of Responsibility: R. J. Rushmore
Year: 2009
Publisher: Rome, Drago
Media group: Buch
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RJ Rushmore has become one of street art's premier chroniclers Papermag In The Thousands, an 18-year-old RJ Rushmore curates an extensive collection of some of the biggest names in street art including Faile, Banksy, KAWS, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Herakut, Jenny Holzer, Blek le Rat, Futura 2000 and Barry McGee. As the founder and editor-in-chief of Vandalog, Rushmore has achieved a reputation for genuine reporting, insight and analysis. -Papermag. This quality and attention to detail shines through the compelling writing in his book. As if throwing a show of this scope was not enough RJ also created a book to accompany the show, published by Drago, one of the few small presses that have seriously and knowledgeably documented the growth of the graffiti-to-street art scene. With dedication, focus, and maturity, RJ navigates the back alleys and side-streets to bring this show in the heart of London to fruition. Brooklyn Street Art Many of the works featured have come from private collections and several pieces have been provided directly by the artists participating in the show and the book. Each artist or group of artists is explored in an immersive two page spread with an insightful biography and intricate analysis of their work. This fascinating anthology is a must-have for street art enthusiasts and those simply interested in the movement. The Thousands is an attempt to show the art world and the public that there are great works of art within the sphere of street and that these artists deserve a place in art history."

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Author: Search for this author Rushmore, R. J. (author)
Statement of Responsibility: R. J. Rushmore
Year: 2009
Publisher: Rome, Drago
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ISBN: 9788888493534
ISBN (2nd): 978-8-8884-9353-4
Description: 43 S.
Tags: Paste-up, Sticker, Street Art, verschiedene Künstler
Participating parties: Search for this character Carmichael, Elisa (writer of supplementary textual content)
Language: Englisch
Media group: Buch