Urban Scrawl: The Written Word in Street Art (Hardcover)

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Street art is now a recognised art form that can be thought-provoking, political, humorous or shocking. Urban Scrawl documents some of the world's most interesting street-art words and typography, from formal typography to angsty scrawl, presented in a small-format hardback that's perfect for any gift or self-purchase. Lou Chamberlin has travelled from Warsaw to London, Tokyo to New York, Cape Town to Santiago, and within her home country of Australia, in search of the world's most interesting and intriguing street art. Her photographs capture these works at a moment in time, documenting and celebrating the ever-changing street art scene.

About the Author


Lou Chamberlin is an artist, author and arts educator. For more than 10 years Lou has been photographing and chronicling international street art. Urban Scrawl is the fifth book she has published on this topic. Lou's role in visually preserving the various forms of creative expression contributes to a greater appreciation of the significant part street art continues to play in the cultural life of cities around the world. She has been teaching and writing about art for more than 20 years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781741176346
ISBN-10: 1741176344
Publisher: Hardie Grant
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2019
Pages: 192