Blek Le Rat

Blek Le Rat

Getting Through the Walls

Book - 2008
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Street artist Blek le Rat is revered and acknowledged by the international graffiti community, and his work has influenced CD design, advertising, and graphics, as well as the work of urban artists around the world.From small, simple stencils to complex multimedia events, Blek's distinctive art is showcased here for the first time, demonstrating the development of his technique and creativity over two decades, from his unique images of Lady Diana and kidnapped journalist Florence Aubenas to his iconic silhouette of a rat.The book features photographs of hundreds of Blek's works and an in-depth exploration of the method and meaning behind his stencils and posters, as well as a look at the evolution of urban art from New York, Paris, Barcelona, and Buenos Aires to London, Taipei, Naples, and Berlin.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, c2008
ISBN: 9780500287354
Branch Call Number: 751.73092 Pro 3558
Characteristics: 127 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,22 x 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Blek le Rat
Adz, King 1969-


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