a unique collection of stickers
The editors of Izastikup are prolific sticker creators and graffiti painters who have been swapping stickers with artists and collectors from all over the world for the last 10 years. Stickers are wallpapered on every inch of their Milan studio. Sticker making and pasting on any space available has developed into a manic subculture that is becoming an integral part of today's graffiticulture. Sticker art represents the street as a public space for free expression. As influential British graffiti artist Banksy puts it, "A wall is just a good a place to publish something as anywhere else."The stickers of New York graffiti artists, Cost and Revs reached a new generation with cryptic messages such as "Real artists don't know they're artists" and "Cost fucker Madonna". Skateboarders and surfers have been creating their own art movement with sticker designs andgraffiti. Shepard Fairey internationally popularized stickers and graffiti techniques through his global Obey the Giant campaign. This book depicts the art movement that started in the streets, now recognized in galleries and museums as art. Featuring the world's best street style artistsincluding: Buff monster, Futura 2000, Obey - The Giant, Shepard Fairey, Jeremy Fish, Honet, Miss Van, Space Invader, Banksy, and The London Police.
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comp. by Bo130, the Don an Microbo
Rome, Drago Arts and Communications [u.a.]
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