The landmark exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego documents the historic revolution in visual culture, in which the codes and icons of the everyday — found on the streets in graffiti, signage, waste, tattoos, advertising, and graphic design — have been appropriated and used as an integral part of contemporary art-making.
Wall Writers explores graffiti's eruption into mainstream society in the period of social turmoil in the late 1960s and early 70s, and takes a closer look not only at early graffiti's place on the wall but its place in the culture of the time. Learn More
A few months after the exhibition, 'Outsides - A Red Bull Street Art Project', had ended, this book was compiled to present the huge volume of photos, written material and interesting stories that had been generated. Learn More
New York-based Todd James (born 1969) pioneered a distinct cartoon-based graffiti style in New York in the 1980s, working under the name REAS and gaining the respect of both a street-culture audience and the art and design market. Learn More