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Thursday, 29 October 2009

Subway World

Subway World - The first book on world wide subway graffiti

Subway World is a book about graffiti on subway trains all over the world. What started in New
York in the seventies has become an worldwide artform with thousands of artists. The tradition of
using subway cars as canvases has been preserved and has become an integrated part of the graffiti
movement. Subway World takes you through more than 75 cities and four different continents.
Everywhere where there are subway trains there is graffiti. From Moscow in Russia and Tbilsi in
Georgia through Hiroshima in Japan, Los Angeles in the USA, Toronto in Canada and Buenos Aires
in Argentina to London, Berlin, Milan and Paris in Europe. Subway World gives you hard facts on
all the subway systems aswell as short stories and trivia.
Includes work by Banos, D30, Rebok, KHC, WUFC-SDK, KetOne, 7DC, EWC, THE, Rocks, RCLS, Mutants, Toy, Lujoss and many more.
Cities featured are, among others: Athens, Atlanta, Berlin, Belo Horizonte, Boston, Brasilia, Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Chicago, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Helsinki,Hiroshima, Kiev, Kobe, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Miami, Milan, Montréal, Moscow, Nagoya, New York City, Osaka, Oslo, Paris, Philadelphia, Prague, Rome, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Santo Domingo, Stockholm, Seoul, Tbilisi, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Vienna, Washington DC and Warsaw.

Torkel Sjöstrand is a photographer and editor for Underground Productions magazine. His earlier
books include 1207, Gates of Graffiti and Overground.

Title: Subway World - Graffiti on trains
Author: Torkel Sjöstrand
Language: English
Number of pages: 160
Format: 23 x 16,7 cm, 9 x 7 inches
Binding: Hard cover
ISBN 978-91-85639-19-9
Retail price: €24,90, US$ 29.95
Release date: September 7, 2009

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