WorldCat Identities

Fab 5 Freddy 1959-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 63 publications in 4 languages and 1,460 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Pictorial works  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  History  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Conceptor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Director, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 974.7100496073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fab 5 Freddy
Wild style by Charlie Ahearn ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild Style tells the story of street artists in the South Bronx who put on a large outdoor performance to showcase their unique talents: graffiti, hip hop, and break dancing. The plot concerns the tension between graffiti artist Zoro's passion for his art, and his personal life, particularly his strained relationship with fellow graffiti artist, Rose
Back in the days by Jamel Shabazz ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features photographs taken between 1980 and 1989, capturing the energy, pride, and attitude that gave birth to hip hop culture
Blank city ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the late 1970s to the middle 1980s, Manhattan was in ruins. But true art has never come from comfort, and it was precisely those dire circumstances that inspired artists like Jim Jarmusch, Lizzy Borden, and Amos Poe to produce some of their best works. Taking their cues from punk rock and new wave music, these young maverick filmmakers confronted viewers with a stark reality that stood in powerful contrast to the escapist product being churned out by Hollywood. Documents the history of "No wave cinema" and "cinema of transgression" movements
Fresh fly flavor : words & phrases of the hip-hop generation by Fab 5 Freddy ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The universe of Keith Haring ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christina Clausen's documentary offers an affectionate, deeply personal glimpse into Haring's life, from his early years growing up in a small, conservative Pennsylvania town to his heyday as a world-renowned artist, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Madonna and others
Change the beat the Celluloid Records story, 1979-1987 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers brief but dazzling career of 1980's Artworld superstar Jean-Michel Basquiat. Includes interviews with Peter Schjeldahl, Jeffrey Deitch, Fab 5 Freddie Brathwaite and Annina Nosei. Interview of Basquiat by Marc Miller
Graffiti, Post-graffiti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the art style that evolved from graffiti spray-painted on subway surfaces to canvas paintings now hung in major art galleries. In this documentary of the early '80's movement, the viewer listens to the movers and shakers of this imaginative trend, and examines the Hip-Hop culture in action, traveling to the South Bronx where most of it started
Celluloid ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
TV party the documentary ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From 1978 to 1982 Glenn O'Brien hosted a New York City cable tv show called TV Party. Co-hosted by Chris Stein of Blondie and directed by filmmaker Amos Poe, television went where it had never gone before. Walter Steding and the TV Party orchestra provided musical accompaniment to worlds of music, art, punk politics and alternative consciousness..." - from container
Glenn O'Brien's tv party the Halloween show, October 30, 1979 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Halloween 1979 happened to fall on a Wednesday, which means it was TV Party night! At 11PM, when White House records show that President Carter had retired for the night, Glenn O'Brien welcomed viewers to, "the tv show that's a costume party, but which could be a political party." ..." from container
Glenn O'Brien's TV party premier episode, December 18, 1978 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1978 New York City was the scene of a movement called "punk" or "new wave" -- an explosion of rebel music, underground art, and new cinema. Glenn O'Brien was in the middle of it, writing his column, Glenn O'Brien's BEAT, for Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine... He started his own show, Glenn O'Brien's TV Party... this was the premier show"--Container
Glenn O'Brien's tv party the crusades show, February 17, 1981 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"February 17, 1981. Reagan was the new president. Iran had just released its American hostages, and Israel and the PLO had rejected Egypt's peace plan. It was a grim moment and TV Party decided to do something about it. Glenn announced a new Crusade to take back the Holy Land ..."--Container
Glenn O'Brien's tv party the time & makeup show, August 19, 1979 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Glenn O'Brien says "TV Party is interesting as a tv show, but it's a pretty good painting too." This show opens witha still frame. Just when you're ready to go nuts, a voice reassures: "There is nothing wrong with your television set." And mad action begins" ... from container
Glenn O'Brien's tv party the heavy metal show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This show, with a "Mock Penis Envy" backdrop by Jean-Michel Basquiat, features a guitar line up of Chiris Stein, Lenny Ferrari, Patrick Geoffrois of the Contortions, plus Glenn, Basquiat, Snuky Tate and Walter Steding on guitar and vocals and Bradley Field on electronic drums"--Container
Une Sale histoire female version ; Une Sale histoire : male version by Fab 5 Freddy ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1982 in Miscellaneous languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naked and ready by Shabba Ranks ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A steamy blend of unedited music videos, dynamic live performances and private footage, this is the first home video from Shabba Ranks, the king of Dancehall Reggae -- Disc jacket
Hip-Hop-Slang : englisch-deutsch by Fab 5 Freddy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My philosophy ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une sale histoire by Fab 5 Freddy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brathwaite, Fred
Brathwaite, Fred, 1959-
Brathwaite, Frederick
Brathwaite, Frederick, 1959-
Fab Five Freddy
Fab Five Freddy, 1959-
Freddy, Fab 5
Freddy, Fab 5, 1959-
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