Street Sketchbook: Inside the Journals of International Street and Graffiti Artists

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Chronicle Books, 2007 - Art - 271 pages
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With interest in graffiti and street art at a record high, the time is ripe for the first-ever volume to reveal the working methods and private fixations of more than 60 leading international street artists through their personal sketchbooks. Artists' sketchbooks offer exclusive access into the creative processtheir dog-eared, paint-splattered, sometimes crumbling pages have an intimate and visceral appeal. Street Sketchbook includes never-before-seen works by new and acclaimed figures such as Banksy (UK), Alexander Purdy (US), and more, as well as sketches that have formed the basis of large public works. Ingenious throughout, these sketchbooks epitomize the audacious originality of vision that defines the street art scene today.

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About the author (2007)

Tristan Manco is a graphic designer and author of a number of best-selling books on graffiti. He is based in Bristol, England.

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