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Graffiti and Street Art -

Related category: Arts & Creativity

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 25 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Banksy. You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat and If You Were Not You Would Know About It (New Ed) by Gary Shove and Patrick Potter
    Banksy. You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat and If You Were Not You Would Know About It (New Ed) - by Gary Shove and Patrick Potter

    £29.95   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908211781 | ISBN 10: 1908211784

    New expanded 248pp 2019 Edition.  The single best collection of photography of Banksy’s street work that has ever been assembled for print. If that isn’t enough there are some words too.  You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat covers his ent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Street Artists of Latin America: Art Without Fear by Rachel Cassandra & Lauren Gucik
    Women Street Artists of Latin America: Art Without Fear - by Rachel Cassandra & Lauren Gucik

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781933149912 | ISBN 10: 1933149914

    In this groundbreaking, in-depth look at a rarely explored perspective of street art, more than twenty female artists from seven nations in Latin America discuss themes of social justice, artist process, community, visibility, feminism, and more. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy by Martin Bull
    This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy - by Martin Bull

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630366 | ISBN 10: 1629630365

    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 thro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graffiti Murals: Exploring the Impacts of Street Art by Patrick Verel
    Graffiti Murals: Exploring the Impacts of Street Art - by Patrick Verel

    £24.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780764348990 | ISBN 10: 076434899x

    Six case studies conducted in New York City, Trenton, and Jersey City, explore how graffiti murals are created and what role they play in a city where buffing illegal graffiti is a lucrative business. The author interviewed people affected on a daily ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art by Carlo McCormick, Marc & Sara Schiller and Ethel Seno
    Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art - by Carlo McCormick, Marc & Sara Schiller and Ethel Seno

    £17.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9783836555487 | ISBN 10: 3836555484

    Follow the story of street art, from local origins to global phenomenon of urban reclamation. This comprehensive survey features an exclusive preface by Banksy.  Made in collaboration with featured artists, the book examines the rise and global ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Craft: Guerrilla Gardening / Yarnbombing / Light Graffiti Street Sculpture / and More by Riikka Kuittinen
    Street Craft: Guerrilla Gardening / Yarnbombing / Light Graffiti Street Sculpture / and More - by Riikka Kuittinen

    £14.95   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780500517840 | ISBN 10: 0500517843

    A zippy, compact and affordable introduction to Street Craft for all fans of traditional street art or contemporary arts and crafts.   Street Craft is the next chapter in the story of Street Art. From urban crochet to street sculpture, light p ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Love Letter to the City by Stephen Powers
    A Love Letter to the City - by Stephen Powers

    £15.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781616892081 | ISBN 10: 1616892080

    Stretched across city walls and along rooftops, Stephen Powers's colorful large-scale murals sneak up on you. "Open your eyes / I see the sunrise," "If you were here I'd be home," "Forever begins when you say yes."   What at first looks like ... more

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  • Cover image of book Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now by Henry Chalfant and Sacha Jenkins
    Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now - by Henry Chalfant and Sacha Jenkins

    £12.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780500239216 | ISBN 10: 0500239215

    The story of the birth of the subway graffiti movement in New York in the words of twelve infamous writers, capturing all the raw, explosive creativity of that era.   Here are authentic first-person accounts from the graffiti writers and artis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arabic Graffiti by Don Karl & Pascal Zoghbi
    Arabic Graffiti - by Don Karl & Pascal Zoghbi

    £24.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9783937946450 | ISBN 10: 3937946454

    Arabic Graffiti is an international success and remains the standard work on the topic. This new revised edition is extended by a new chapter about graffiti produced during the recent Arab uprisings and an update of graffiti in Bahrain.  Arab ... more

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  • Cover image of book Banksy: The Man Behind the Wall by Will Ellsworth-Jones
    Banksy: The Man Behind the Wall - by Will Ellsworth-Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781310403 | ISBN 10: 1781310408

    For someone who shuns the limelight so completely that he conceals his name, never shows his face and gives interviews only by email, Banksy is remarkably famous.   From his beginnings as a Bristol graffiti artist, his artwork is now sold at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graffiti Burners by Various artists
    Graffiti Burners - by Various artists

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789185639427 | ISBN 10: 9185639427

    A Burner is a piece of graffiti that is so good that it burns everything else around it. In other words, it is the best. In cities worldwide, graffiti art is constantly being taken to higher levels. The will to burn all resistance, to outdo all the o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective
    Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils - by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604862003 | ISBN 10: 1604862009

    A radical feminist history and street art resource for inspired readers! This book combines short biographies with striking and usable stencil images of thirty women activists, anarchists, feminists, freedom-fighters and visionaries.  It of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Concrete Messages: Street Art on the Israeli-Palestinian Separation Barrier by Zia Krohn and Joyce Lagerweij
    Concrete Messages: Street Art on the Israeli-Palestinian Separation Barrier - by Zia Krohn and Joyce Lagerweij

    £19.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9789185639380 | ISBN 10: 9185639389

    The work of the worlds top street artists on the Israeli-Palestinian separation barrier.   Banksy was the first, but far from the only, international street artist to work on the separation barrier. Concrete Messages makes pieces and powerfu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain
    Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti - by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain

    £16.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781551522555 | ISBN 10: 1551522551

    On city street corners, around telephone posts, through barbed wire fences, and over abandoned cars, a quiet revolution is brewing. Knit graffiti is an international guerrilla movement that started underground and is now embraced by crochet and kni ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Art Chile by Rod Palmer
    Street Art Chile - by Rod Palmer

    £14.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780955432217 | ISBN 10: 0955432219

    Chile has long been a centre for radical propaganda painting. As early as 1940 leading Mexican and Chilean artists, including David Alfaro Siqueiros, Fernando Marcos and Gregorio de la Fuente, were painting murals in Chile. Today, Latin American stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People in the City: The Street Art of Slinkachu by Slinkachu with Will Self
    Little People in the City: The Street Art of Slinkachu - by Slinkachu with Will Self

    £10.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780752226644 | ISBN 10: 0752226649

    Theyre Not Pets, Susan, says a stern father who has just shot a bumblebee, its wings sparkling in the evening sunlight; a lone office worker, less than an inch high, looks out over the river in his lunch break, Dreaming of Packing it all In; and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blek le Rat: Getting Through the Walls by Sybille Prou and King Adz
    Blek le Rat: Getting Through the Walls - by Sybille Prou and King Adz

    £12.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780500287354 | ISBN 10: 050028735x

    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 the vibrant world of street art. Blek le Rat is revered and acknowledged by the internation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop
    Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop's Moral Center - by William Upski Wimsatt

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781933368559 | ISBN 10: 1933368551

    A seminal foray into the world of hip-hop, rap, art, transience and the culture and politics that surround it.  A mix of storytelling, journalism, and original research on a broad range of topics like suburban sprawl, hip-hop culture, wiggers, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Art and the War on Terror: How the world
    Street Art and the War on Terror: How the world's best graffiti artists said no to the Iraq war - by Xavier A. Tapies

    £24.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780955339882 | ISBN 10: 095533988x

    When Bush and Blair ignored opposition from their electorates, and the UN, and launched the War on Iraq, they wrapped it up as a "War on Terror" in an attempt to conflate the attacks on the World Trade Centre in NYC and Saddam Hussein's non-existent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Sketchbook by Tristan Manco
    Street Sketchbook - by Tristan Manco

    £19.95   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780500513620 | ISBN 10: 0500513627

    Here is an unprecedented look at the sketchbooks of some of the world's leading street and graffiti artists.  It showcases an incredible diversity of working methods, innovative approaches and personal fixations, including declarations of love, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sticker City: Paper Graffiti Art by Claudia Walde
    Sticker City: Paper Graffiti Art - by Claudia Walde

    £14.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780500286685 | ISBN 10: 050028668x

    Celebrating the amazing variety and ingenuity of today's urban artists, this book takes in the world, from Prague to Philadelphia, from Berlin to Barcelona, to meet some of the great names working today. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Banksy: Wall and Piece by Banksy
    Banksy: Wall and Piece - by Banksy

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844137879 | ISBN 10: 1844137872

    An artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Bansky is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Bansky is responsible for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graffiti Woman by Nicholas Ganz
    Graffiti Woman - by Nicholas Ganz

    £19.95   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780500513064 | ISBN 10: 0500513066

    Graffiti Woman celebrates the rise of female grafitti and street artists, showcasing the work of over 125 women, from those at the top of the game, such as New York's Lady Pink and Amsterdam's Mickey, to a galaxy of rising stars. Accompanied by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents by Nicholas Ganz and Tristan Manco
    Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents - by Nicholas Ganz and Tristan Manco

    £19.95   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780500511701 | ISBN 10: 0500511705

    Offering a unique insight into the very essence of graffiti and its creative explosion over the past 35 years, Graffiti World takes us on a whirlwind adventure throughout the Americas and Europe to almost every corner of the globe. With over 180 arti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Belong: A TV Journalist by Jennifer Morton
    Belong: A TV Journalist - by Jennifer Morton

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781894663786 | ISBN 10: 1894663780

    Belong is a search for urban culture: knocking on doors, walking the streets and taking risks along the way. From the sophisticated corridors of artsy Stockholm to the dirt roads of Bamako to the people-littered streets of Mumbai, this is a collectio ... more

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