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faith of graffiti

Mervyn Kurlansky

faith of graffiti

by Mervyn Kurlansky

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

also published under title "Watching my name go by".

Other titlesWatching my name go by.
Statementdocumented by Mervyn Kurlasky & John Naar text by Norman Mailer.
SeriesAn Alskog book
ContributionsNaar, Jon., Mailer, Norman, 1923-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16731147M

The Faith of Graffiti (Book): Naar, Jon: "In , author Norman Mailer teamed with photographer Jon Naar to produce The Faith of Graffiti, a fearless exploration of the birth of the street art movement in New York City. The book coupled Mailer's essay on the origins and importance of graffiti in modern urban culture with Naar's radiant, arresting photographs of the young graffiti writers' work. The Faith of Graffiti – Norman Mailer and Jon Naar (Harper Collins, ) To keep the theme of important early writing going, The Faith of Graffiti is another example of how graffiti writing was capturing the public imagination in the early-to-mid s. While many dismissed graffiti as a plague that was breaking down civil society, others.

Wooster Collective Exclusive: Signed Faith of Graffiti book with Original Jon Naar Print Redbird In The Bronx Limited Edition Print of 8 1/2” by 11” Archival paper Signed and Numbered by Jon Naar - Faith of Graffiti Words by Norman Mailer. Photos by Jon Naar pages Paperback $75 -- . Written by Amy Linden. Graffiti might be one of the 5 elements of the culture, but there were scores of writers bombing, tagging and getting their Krylon on way before the true advent of hip-hop.

  The resulting book, “The Faith of Graffiti,” appeared the following year, with a few dozen beautiful images by Naar and a single beautiful essay by Mailer that included such musings as Author: Macy Halford.   "In , author Norman Mailer teamed with photographer Jon Naar to produce The Faith of Graffiti, a fearless exploration of the birth of the street art movement in New York City. The book .


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The Faith of Graffiti is the classic, definitive look at the birth of graffiti as an art form, pairing the fascinating essay by Norman Mailer—National Book Award and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Naked and the Dead and The Executioner’s Song —with the stunning, iconic photography of internationally acclaimed photographer Jon Naar.

The Faith of Graffiti is the classic, definitive look at the birth of graffiti as an art form, pairing the fascinating essay by Norman Mailer—National Book Award and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Naked and the Dead and The Executioner’s Song —with the stunning, iconic photography of internationally acclaimed photographer Jon : HarperCollins Publishers.

Inauthor Norman Mailer teamed with photographer Jon Naar to produce The Faith of Graffiti, a fearless exploration of the birth of the street art movement in New York City%(). A fearless exploration of the birth of the street art movement in New York City, this new edition of "The Faith of Graffiti" is enhanced with thirty-two pages of additional photographs and an afterword in which Naar reflects on the project and the meaning it has taken on in the intervening decades.

The Faith of Graffiti is the classic, definitive look at the birth of graffiti as an art form, pairing the fascinating essay by Norman Mailer--National Book Award and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Naked and the Dead and The Executioner's Song--with the stunning, iconic photography of internationally acclaimed photographer Jon Naar.

The Faith in Graffiti It used to annoy me on the few occasions when I picked up a coffee-table book on graffiti and the introduction would waffle on about the history of it stretching from the present all the way back to cave paintings done by neanderthals.

That stuff just isn’t proper graffiti. – real graffiti. The Faith of Graffiti. by Norman Mailer. Paperback $ Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. This book is a collection of more than 2, visual idea generators-illustrations and line View Product [ x ] close.

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The now global phenomenon of graffiti was first captured in Germany by a professional photographer, Jon Naar, in early The Faith of Graffiti, the first and most celebrated book about this controversial new art form, reproduced just over forty selections from the hundreds of photographs he took/5(22).

The Wooster Collective just posted the first installment of a nice video interview with Jon Naar, the photographer behind the seminal book The Faith of Faith Author: Hua Hsu.

The Faith of Graffiti, by Norman Mailer and Jon Naar, goes with the former. In a big way. The reason I wanted to read this book is that for once it adressed the kind of graffiti I see most of the time.

When people talk about street art, or this massive, local pool of street art photos on Flickr, it focuses on some really impressive murals.

This book, however – this is our parent’s graffiti. To see beauty in he subways, to make a gorgeous book out of urban ugliness—an art book no less—seems frthtastic.

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In The Faith of Graffiti Mailer, along with graphic designer Mervyn Kurlansky and photographer Jon Naar, produced a fiercely debated study of graffiti that finds what Mailer describes as a quality of “ghetto emotion the vibration of that profound discomfort it arouses like the bugles of gathering armies across the unseen ridge.

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