Stay Up!

Los Angeles Street Art


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G. James Daichendt


Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art is an investigation of the global phenomenon of street art. Told from the perspective of artists working in Los Angeles, it offers a new vantage point for understanding an art form that is widely popular yet has been the subject of speculation and much uncertainty. Questions whether street art is the next major art movement or if it a simply a trend and the differences between graffiti and street art are explored. A number of counterintuitive themes plague street art but that does not stop the excitement and enthusiasm surrounding this engaging and exciting art form. Street art has exploded as a creative outlet and progressed from a counter culture movement based in graffiti in previous decades to a legitimate business platform in design, fashion, film, publishing, and art. The author explores the uniqueness of L.A. along with some of the successes and pitfalls these creative artists encounter. The major themes presented will familiarize the reader with the street art scene in L.A. and add new meaning to this creative capital.

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Weight 300 g
Dimensions 25.4 x 21.6 cm
Publisher name Cameron Books
Publication date 11 December 2012
Number of pages 208
Format Hardback
Contributors Photographs by Lord Jim
Dimensions 25.4 x 21.6 cm
Weight 300 g