Subway World is a book about graffiti on subway trains all over the world. What started in New York in the seventies has become an worldwide artform with thousands of artists. The tradition of using subway cars as canvases has been preserved and has become an integrated part of the graffiti movement. Subway World takes you through more than 75 cities and four different continents. Everywhere where there are subway trains there is graffiti. From Moscow in Russia and Tbilsi in Georgia through Hiroshima in Japan, Los Angeles in the USA, Toronto in Canada and Buenos Aires in Argentina to London, Berlin, Milan and Paris in Europe. Subway World gives you hard facts on all the subway systems aswell as short stories and trivia. Includes work by Banos, D30, Rebok, KHC, WUFC-SDK, KetOne, 7DC, EWC, THE, Rocks, RCLS, Mutants, Toy, Lujoss and many more. Cities featured are, among others: Athens, Atlanta, Berlin, Belo Horizonte, Boston, Brasilia, Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Chicago, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Helsinki,Hiroshima, Kiev, Kobe, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Miami, Milan, Montréal, Moscow, Nagoya, New York City, Osaka, Oslo, Paris, Philadelphia, Prague, Rome, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Santo Domingo, Stockholm, Seoul, Tbilisi, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Vienna, Washington DC and Warsaw.
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Torkel Sjöstrand is a photographer and editor for Underground Productions magazine. His earlier books include 1207, Gates of Graffiti and Overground.
Details:Title: Subway World - Graffiti on trainsAuthor: Torkel Sjöstrand (Dokument)Language: English Number of pages: 160 Format: 23 x 16,7 cm, 9 x 7 inches Binding: Hard cover ISBN 978-91-85639-19-9 Retail price: €24,90, US$ 29.95Release date: September 7, 2009