The latest book by Gestalten, Walls & Frames, edited by Maximiliano Ruiz focuses on emerging international street artists and documents how they are transitioning from street to galleries, using innovative tools and techniques that are shaping a new direction of contemporary art. To celebrate the international release, all 101 participating artists have created handmade cover sleeves that will be available for sale during the launch parties in London at POW on the 8th of December and Gestalten Space in Berlin on 15th of December.
More info about the book, release parties and preview images of the artist covers after the jump…
Walls and Frames: Fine Art from the street
The success of Street Art exhibitions at The Tate Modern, Fondation Cartier and the MOCA reveal how Street Art has firmly established itself in the landscape of contemporary art.
Featuring interviews with the artists and colourful pictures of their studio artworks, curator Maximilian Ruiz reveals a wealth of informative insights about their working methods, context and perspectives involved in this energetic and inspiring scene.
Within its 272 colorful pages, Walls and Frames dedicates double pages spread with current work by Aaron Noble, AJ Fosik, Alexandre Farto aka Vhils, Alexandros Vasmoulakis, Alëxone Dizac, Amose, Andrew McAttee, Anthony Lister, Antony Micallef, Axel Void, Basco-Vazko, Base 23, Ben Frost, Blek le Rat, Bom-K, Boris Hoppek, Boxi, C215, Cekis, Conor Harrington, D*Face, Dan Witz, Daniel Muñoz aka San, Dave Kinsey, Der, Dixon, Docteur Gecko, Doze Green, Dran, Duncan Jago aka Mr. Jago, Eine, Ekundayo, El Mac, Evan Roth, Evol, Faile, Faith 47, Fefe Talavera, Gaia, George Morton-Clark, Herakut, Herbert Baglione, Interesni Kazki, Jaybo, Jeff Soto, Jeremy Fish, Jesse Hazelip, Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez, Joram Roukes, Jorge Rodriguez Gerada, Josh Keyes, JR, Judith Supine, Katrin Fridriks, Kevin Cyr, Kofie, L’Atlas, Lightgraff, Logan Hicks, Ludo, M-City, Mark Jenkins, Mark Whalen aka Kill Pixie, Maya Hayuk, Medo & Demência, Meggs, Miss Bugs, Miss Van, Morten Andersen aka M2theA, Mr. Kern, Mudwig, Nicholas Di Genova, Okuda, Patrick Evoke, Paul Insect, Pedro Matos, Peter Owen, Pose, Pure Evil, Remed, Remi/Roughe, René Almanza, Retna, Ripo, Ródez, Sam3, Sat One, Shepard Fairey, Sixe, Smash 137, Sowat, Sten & Lex, Stephan Doitschinoff, Tec, Tilt, Troy Lovegates aka Other, Turf One, Vitché;, Wendell McShine, Will Barras, and Zosen.
Catalog Price: €38.00 | $60.00 | £35.00
For more details on the book please visit www.wallsandframes.com
London Book launch event
Thursday 8 December, Pictures on Walls [46-48 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT]
Berlin Book launch event
Thursday 15 December, Gestalten Space [Sophienstrasse 21, Berlin]
German artist EVOL, currently showing at POW is adorning the front cover of the book.
To celebrate the international release, some featured artists have created original handmade color sleeves, which will be for sale at a price of 430£ and 500€ respectively (Book copies included) during the launch parties in London and Berlin.
The author and some of the artists will be present during these events to happily sign regular copies of Walls and Frames sold at a lower price specially for the occasion.
Some examples of the originals created by the participating artists:
Photos courtesy of Gestalten