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Graffiti Brasil

Tristan Manco, Caleb Neelon


A report from the trenches on the most exciting and original graffiti scene to emerge from Brasil


From the startingly distinctive achievements of the internationally renowned twin-brother painters Os Gemeos to the visual powers of the ubiquitous daredevil pichadores, Brazil's graffiti captivates with entirely fresh ideas, techniques and messages. Whether one’s taste is for the extraordinary creative extremes generated amid urban deprivation or for crafted murals at their most elaborate, Graffiti Brasil offers both stunning photography and in-depth history and insight.

With graffiti worldwide becoming more homogenized, this book is a reminder of the strengths of creative independence and the rich fruits of cultural diversity.

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'Art that packs an emotional punch … a shining tribute to human determination to create beauty in the least likely places'

'A phalanx of exceptional image makers'
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Book Details

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 22.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 128 pp

Publication date: 10 October 2005

ISBN: 9780500285749

About the Author

Tristan Manco is a graphic designer based in Hove, England, and pioneering author of books on the graffiti and the international street art scenes. He has published multiple books with Thames and Hudson, including Street Logos, Graffiti Brasil, Street Sketchbook: Journeys, Big Art / Small Art and Make Your Mark.

Caleb Neelon has been involved in mural and street art projects in twenty countries, ranging from Brazil to Nepal, Germany to Australia, France to India.

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