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Street Art, Street Life: From the 1950s to Now
by Lydia Yee
Publisher's Description
Street Art, Street Life examines the street as subject matter, venue, and source of inspiration for contemporary artists and photographers from the late 1950s to the present. This unique volume includes street photography; documentation of performance, events, and artworks presented in the street; works using material from the street; and examples of street culture.

Through works by almost thirty world-renowned artists, Street Art, Street Life explores a range of themes related to the street: as arena for political and cultural expression, violence and crime, gender roles in an urban context, advertising and commerce, and as counterpoint to museums and other traditional art venues. Street Art, Street Life is published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name, organized by international curator Lydia Yee.

FEATURED ARTISTS: Vito Acconci, Francis Alÿs, Amy Arbus, Joseph Beuys, Sophie Calle, VALIE EXPORT, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Daniel Guzman, Tehching Hsieh, Kimsooja, William Klein, Nikki S. Lee, Sze Tsung Leong, George Maciunas, Gordon Matta-Clark, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Adrian Piper, Robin Rhode, Martha Rosler, Allan Sekula, Jamel Shabazz, David van Tieghem, Jacques de la Villeglé, Garry Winogrand, David Wojnarowicz, and Martin Wong.
ISBN: 1597110787
Publisher: Aperture/Bronx Museum of the Arts
Hardcover : 112 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 0 x 0 x 0 inches
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