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Gingras, Charlotte

Summary: A young outsider starts making graffiti to express herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GIN

Summary: This book brings together some of the very best pieces of art from all corners of the world that have been inspired by Banksy, as well as featuring some of his own innovative, profound and controversial work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.73 PLA

Summary: The true story of one misguided art collector's attempts to save a painting by the world's most infamous street artist from destruction and the auction block. A rare look inside the secretive world of graffiti and street art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SAV

Gastman, Roger.

Contents: The American railroad : right-of-way, the development of the freight train system -- From vandalism to art : writing, how graffiti became a culture -- Freight pioneers : American-made, from subways to freight trains -- Creating a movement : rolling stock, connected by rails -- With the force of a freight train : rolling thunder, the return of the train piece -- The new rail fans : highballing,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.7309 GAS

Summary: Incorporates user-generated content to follow a 31-day scavenger hunt that took place in October, 2013, on the streets of New York City at the hands of Banksy, a British street artist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BAN

Adegboyega-Edun, Joseph O.

Summary: It's the year 93 O.O., and Dara Adeleye is a student with a bright future and her life figured out. That is, until a chance encounter with a mysterious child changes everything. Dara lives in a world shaped by the Miracle of Elegua, an intervention by the gods in the fate of an Earth on the brink of collapse decades before she was born. Exceptionally gifted as an artist, her day-to-day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yoruba Boy Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ADE

Summary: Crisscrossing the gritty and majestic urban landscape of ₁70s Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan to a score of city noise, jazz, and gospel, Stations is an impressionistic portrait of and a tribute to a New York that has long since disappeared. Shot on lush 16mm color reversal stock, the film captures the height of the graffiti movement, showcasing images of subway cars tagged by legends...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC STA

Banksy.

Summary: "This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy's work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 BAN

Dew, Christine.

Contents: A = Art crimes -- B = Beautiful -- C = City -- D = Drip (Sorry about the) -- E = Ephemeral -- F = Flow -- G = Gay (Ethan is) -- H = Hieroglyph -- I = I was here -- J = Jamming -- K = Kings -- L = Legal -- M = Memorial -- N = Nom de plume: not in the name of the father -- O = Old -- P = Play -- Q = Queens -- R = Romantic -- S = Snap! -- T = Train -- U = Unguessed byways -- V = Virtual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miegunyah Press 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 751.7309 DEW

Banksy.

Summary: From the Publisher: Graffiti artist Banksy decorates streets, walls, bridges and zoos of towns and cities throughout the world. His identity remains unknown but his work is witty, subversive and prolific. And now, he's put together the best of his work in a fully illustrated color volume.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Century 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 BAN

Summary: An eccentric French shopkeeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the Palestinian segregation wall in the West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EXI

Summary: In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and became best friends with Andy Warhol. Appreciated by both the art cognoscenti and the public, Basquiat was launched into international stardom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JEA

Grody, Steve.

Summary: Long before graffiti was adopted as the visual expression of hip-hop culture in the 1980s, Chicano gang members in East Los Angeles had been developing stylized calligraphy and writing on walls. Cholo (gangster) scripts became the first distinctive letter forms to evolve in the modern vernacular tradition of graffiti writing. Today Los Angeles writers of diverse backgrounds draw from a unique...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.7 GRO

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rebellion 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 751.73 TAP

Crowley, Cath.

Summary: Told in alternating voices, an all-night adventure featuring Lucy, who is determined to find an elusive graffiti artist named Shadow, and Ed, the last person Lucy wants to spend time with, except for the fact that he may know how to find Shadow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Crowley 2012

Sutherland, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerHouse Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.73 SUT

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Entertainment Company 0000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIL

Camerota, Remo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mark Batty 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.7309 CAM

Schacter, Rafael

Summary: Organized geographically by country and city, more than 100 of today's most important street artists (including Espo in New York, Shepard Fairey in Los Angeles, Os Gêmeos in Brazil, and Anthony Lister in Australia) are profiled alongside key examples of their work. The evolution of street art and graffiti within each region is also chronicled, providing essential historical context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.73 SCH

Summary: For decades, mysterious messages in the form of colorful 'tiles' have appeared, pasted on the streets of major cities up and down the western hemisphere. Containing the same bizarre, unsettling message, which seems to concern resurrecting the world's dead, most people walk over them without a thought, until now. Justin Duerr, long obsessed with the tiles, has begun a quest to unearth both their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RES

Gardner, Whitney

Summary: When Julia gets kicked out of the Kingston School for the Deaf for putting up an illegal mural, she is moved to a mainstream school in the suburbs where she starts putting up more art, but she soon finds that someone is showing off their skills by addingto her tags.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GAR

Garrett, Bradley L.

Summary: "It is assumed that the world has been explored and charted; that there is nowhere new to go. But perhaps it is the everyday places around us - the cities we live in - that need to be rediscovered. What does it feel like to find the city's edge, to explore its forgotten tunnels and scale high above the metropolis upon unfinished skyscrapers? Explore Everything reclaims the city, recasting it as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 GAR

Gastman, Roger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mark Batty 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 756.4 GAS

Summary: Based on the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a young American unknown graffiti artist who lived on the streets of New York City in a cardboard box. Jean-Michel was "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and became a star. But his success came at a high price, and Basquiat paid with friendship, love, drugs and eventually, his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 1996

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAS