Subway Art

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Subway Art
Author Martha Cooper, Henry Chalfant
Country United States
Language English
Genre Photography

Subway Art is a collaborative book by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, which documents the early history of the New York City, New York graffiti movement. Originally published in 1984,[1] the book holds great significance in exporting graffiti and the wider hip hop culture internationally.

The book features artists such as Zephyr, Seen, Kase2, Dondi and Lady Pink.

During the 1980s this was one of the most commonly shop-lifted items from British bookshops.

The 25th anniversary edition was released in 2009, the book is available in large format measuring 43x30.5 cm.


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