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best graff book

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by trickone, May 29, 2002.

  1. trickone

    trickone New Jack

    Joined: May 24, 2001 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0
    what do you all think is the best graff book out there?
     
  2. nipples-galore

    nipples-galore Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 4, 2001 Messages: 2,567 Likes Received: 0
    an empty blackbook with a brand-spanky sharpie.

    as for published books...hmm. i dunno....I could go with Spray Can art, or something more recent like Scrawl or something.
     
  3. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    You can't fuck with Subway Art. Seriously, who DOESN'T own that book???
     
  4. DETO

    DETO 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 11,316 Likes Received: 138
  5. SilpherGirl

    SilpherGirl New Jack

    Joined: Jan 10, 2002 Messages: 70 Likes Received: 0
    probably subway art... but i just love looking at other ppl's blackbooks!! me and my friend are even starting to collect/buy other ppl's blackbooks (not blanks)... anyways anyone interesting in selling (or kindly giving away :p) their blkbook and contact me here. tare_lemon@yahoo.com ..a picture of your blkbook will be appreciated~! sorry for all that crap caused~~
     
  6. seno.oner

    seno.oner Guest

    i looked at the dondi book the other day, that was pretty cool
     
  7. sitka/xxxxx

    sitka/xxxxx New Jack

    Joined: May 2, 2002 Messages: 54 Likes Received: 0
    ah..

    the subway art book is what made me want to go beyond just tagging...
    i was in 9th grade and it was in our high school's library. then while looking at it i met many other writers.(it was a small school)
    yeah...but all that shit-->books,old graff mags, my old blackbooks have been lost in various moves...
     
  8. Vandalicous

    Vandalicous Member

    Joined: Mar 21, 2001 Messages: 438 Likes Received: 0
    be sure to peep the new book dropping this month BROKEN WINDOWS BRNING NEW YORK...some dope ass full color pages for the niggas that rep ny...not too many perpatrators from out of town either! you will not be disappointed picking up a copy of this book
     
  9. mafIAkilla

    mafIAkilla Guest

    subway art is a classic,but i think the art of getting over is a badass book.....
     
  10. 200$

    200$ New Jack

    Joined: Mar 14, 2002 Messages: 30 Likes Received: 0
    best book: "The Faith of Graffiti" by Norman Mailer
    don't sleep kiddies.
     
  11. Rodney Trotter

    Rodney Trotter Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 23, 2001 Messages: 1,683 Likes Received: 1
    I'm on the look out for this one. I phoned my local library and they said they had two copies, so I thought I'll get down there and help myself. So I get there, and some fuckers had beat me to it - both copies 'missing'!

    'Subway Art' has got to be one of the best.
    'The Art of Getting Over' is a good one too, as is the 'Dondi' book.
    If you want a good read and a little bit of history check out 'Getting Up'.
     
  12. catwash

    catwash Guest

    Getting Up rocks, a very interesting read - I'd still rate Subway Art as the best though, probably more because it's started a ridiculous amount of writers careers when it first came about. Including mine!
     
  13. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    Yeah, Getting Up is a good one. The tale of Lee and his whole train was captivating.....

    Art of Getting Over is another good one, as is Spray Can Art.........
     
  14. CROOKWCMGMC

    CROOKWCMGMC New Jack

    Joined: Apr 19, 2002 Messages: 34 Likes Received: 0
    subway art, spray can art, and dondi:style master general is tight
     
  15. eessee

    eessee Guest

    my would have to be the dondi book but thats only if im all in the graff history mood... and the art of getting up is mad cool.... subway i have to check out...:)
     
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