Blek le Rat


This is a showcase of the work of street artist Blek le Rat. It features his work from New York, Paris, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, London, Taipei, Naples and Berlin. Over 300 illustrations are included, along with an exploration of Blek’s motives and inspirations.

ISBN: 9780500287354 Author: Prou, Sybille Publisher: Thames & Hudson Publication Date: 5th May 2008 Imprint: Thames and Hudson Cover: Paperback Dewey: 759.4 (edition:22) Pages: 127 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

This book is a unique view inside the life and work of one of the most private, but also one of the most loved, most applauded and most influential figures in street art. From small and simple stencils to complex multimedia events, the distinctive and groundbreaking art of Blek le Rat is showcased here for the first time, demonstrating the fascinating development of his technique and creativity over two decades. This book, with its indepth personal exploration of Blek’s motives and working methods, and his own comments on the meaning of his art, also offers a taste of the evolution of urban art from NewYork, Paris, Barcelona and Buenos Aires, to London, Taipei, Naples and Berlin. It will inspire and inform enthusiasts of street and urban culture and students alike.

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