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Author: Martha Cooper; Henry Chalfant
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ephemeral, secretive, illegal. Rebellious, provocative, competitive. This is America's newest folk art. Seeded in the gang rivalry of New York's adolescents, it has developed from crude graffiti writing to a highly sophisticated calligraphy that flowers in a constantly changing, bold and brilliant travelling show on the city's subway system.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Cooper; Henry Chalfant
ISBN: 0500273200 9780500273203
OCLC Number: 12521945
Notes: Ill. and text on inside covers.
Description: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: History --
Train lines --
Vocabulary --
Techniques --
Writers and crews --
Kings --
Style --
Characters --
Dedications --
Opposition.
Responsibility: Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant.

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Ephemeral, secretive, illegal. Rebellious, provocative, competitive. This is America's newest folk art. Seeded in the gang rivalry of New York's adolescents, it has developed from crude graffiti writing to a highly sophisticated calligraphy that flowers in a constantly changing, bold and brilliant travelling show on the city's subway system.

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