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    DescriptionEvolving from graffiti and street art, the next quantum leap in artistic work is now hitting public spaces. This is the first book to document the new movement as well as its interplay with art, architecture, performance, installation, and activism. Evolving from graffiti and street art, urban interventions are the next generation of artwork to hit public space. Using any and all of the components that make up urban and rural landscapes, these mostly spatial interventions bring art to the masses. They turn the street into a studio, laboratory, club, and gallery. Modified traffic signs, swings at bus stops, and images created out of sand or snow challenge us to rediscover our environment and interact with it in new ways. The work is an intelligent and critical commentary on the planning, use, and commercialization of public space. With a rich visual selection of projects and methods, Urban Interventions documents this new artistic approach to urban art that is currently making a profound mark on our contemporary visual language. The book shows the growing connections and interplay of this scene with art, architecture, performance, and installation. Propagators of urban intervention surprise and provoke with work in cities including New York and London, but also in countries such as China, Columbia, and Turkey. Everywhere the work appears it turns public spaces into individual experiences. Urban Interventions is the first book to document these very current, personal art projects in a comprehensive way.


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    Title
    Urban Interventions
    Subtitle
    Personal Projects in Public Places
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Robert Klanten, Edited by S. Ehmann, Edited by M. Hübner
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 246 mm
    Height: 306 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,778 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783899552911
    ISBN 10: 3899552911
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: ART014000
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    LC classification: NC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/URBAN
    B&T Approval Code: A02120000
    BIC subject category V2: AFJG
    BISAC V2.8: ART023000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
    Abridged Dewey: 704
    DC22: 709.049
    Libri: ALLT6300, KUNS2005
    BIC subject category V2: AFKN
    DC22: 709.04074
    BISAC V2.8: ART058000
    Thema V1.0: AFJ, AFKN
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    Die Gestalten Verlag
    Imprint name
    Die Gestalten Verlag
    Publication date
    03 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Berlin