Author(s): Magda Danysz
What is behind the tidal wave of street art that is sweeping through the cultural scene today? What are its artistic features, its codes, and its language? How has its production, which was originally exclusively centered in the urban space, invaded galleries, bringing with it real popularity for some artists? These are some of the questions that Magda Danysz, a gallery owner and recognized expert on street art, answers with an easily comprehensible and entertaining style in this unique, richly illustrated anthology.This volume retracesthe history of the genre from itsbeginnings in the mid-1970s tothe current issues that surroundit today. This historical journeyis dotted with portraits of the biginternational names from the field and dives deep into oneof the major currents of contemporaryart.