The Urban Canvas: Street Art Around the World

Hardcover
ISBN: 9781681882987
Published: February 2018
Imprint: Weldon Owen
Extent: 240
Specs: 254 x 279 mm

The interaction with happened-upon street art is both physical and emotional, provoking a reaction and hopefully a conversation about the work this worldwide phenomenon. 

From backs of street signs to corporate boardrooms, its visibility, popularity, and diversity is what makes it so beloved. Highlighting some of the best work from around the world, The Urban Canvas is an extensive look at this art form and the artists that make it great – as brought to you by G. James Daichendt “Professor Street Art” and Instagrafite.

Broken up by territory, this book features over 300 images of vibrant and diverse street around from around the globe alongside author spotlights, explorations of the historical impact, trends and more.

About the Author

G. James Diachent is an art critic and art historian who serves as Dean of the Colleges and Professor of Art at Point Loma Nazarene University. Daichendt was the co-curator of the exhibit Outsideln: The Aschendance of Street Art in Visual Culture at the ArtCenter College of Design. He lives in Carlsbad, CA.

Ron English is an artist whose work is displayed in the streets of Los Angeles, London and Berlin, as well as galleries in New York City Paris and Rome. He lives in New York.