Training Days : The Subway Artists Then and Now

    Training Days : The Subway Artists Then and Now / Henry Chalfant, Sacha Jenkins

    The story of the birth of the subway graffiti movement in New York in the words of twelve writers, whose creativity fuelled the flowering of the movement in the late 1970s and early 1980s, capturing all the raw, explosive creativity of that era.

    Henry Chalfant's photographs in Subway Art inspired budding graffiti writers around the world; now read the stories behind those iconic images in the words of the pioneers of the graffiti movement.

    In the late 1970s, New York City was bankrupt, dirty and dangerous. Born on these grimy streets, graffiti rapidly made its mark. Here, the graffiti writers give first-person accounts of their experiences. Individually interviewed for this book, they reveal an authentic, unparalleled insight into the golden age of graffiti.Henry Chalfant is the author of the most successful book on graffiti ever published, 'Subway Art', also published by Thames & Hudson.

    Art Nonfiction Graffiti Street art New York

    Thames and Hudson Ltd
    ENG EISBN:9780500772188