Fresh Paint NYC by Bill Schon: A New book on Graffiti

Today, we take a look at a new book showcasing NYC graffiti.  The book features over 400 eye-popping photos which  provide a decade-long tour of graffiti in New York City. Walls, trucks, and subway cars are featured with graffiti by the crews X-Men, KD, TNB, 156, RIS, AOK, TC-5, FAME CITY, COD, XTC, TFP, MCI, IF, DYM, 718, TD4, SMART, TATS CRU, FLY-ID, GFR, AKB, and many more. Because New York City has made a concerted effort to remove graffiti from the city, the images captured here will never be seen again. Walls were repainted and some buildings were demolished, keeping graffiti crews working fast to keep ahead of the trend. The author worked even faster to capture their ephemeral efforts. If you have a fascination with urban life and colorful expression, this book is definitely for you.  The book will be released on April 2010 release date and will be available through Schiffer Books. Also check out the Fashion Paint blog for more news and updates: http://freshpaintnyc.blogspot.com

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