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THE BOOK OF TAGS

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by NEBULA, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. NEBULA

    NEBULA New Jack

    Joined: Dec 4, 2005 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0
    THE BOOK OF TAGS attempts to analyze and also give voice to one of the most demonized yet pure means of expression within the graffiti world, the tag.
    The book presents the personal signatures of 150 writers coming from 20 different countries throughout the world. This selection includes some of the most influential tags belonging to pioneers in the graffiti world as well as others that represent innovative and experimental calligraphic styles.

    http://www.thebookoftags.com
     
  2. Wire

    Wire New Jack

    Joined: Aug 28, 2005 Messages: 86 Likes Received: 0
  3. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    i dont like it.

    it seems really commercial an cliche in that they got handstyles from like people you see in every graffiti book, im not hating on that. Im just saying if its gonna be called a book of tags you should like analyze or at least represent the different hand styles that are unique to that particular area.

    just my 2 cents on that.


    *and since i was just looking at that little website and it didnt show much i could be wrong about the book, thats just my impression of what i thought the book was.
     
  4. metropolitanmayhem

    metropolitanmayhem Member

    Joined: Oct 11, 2004 Messages: 778 Likes Received: 1
    looks cool for a flickthrough but maybe after looking at it once or twice it would loose its greatness
     
  5. emanon

    emanon New Jack

    Joined: Jul 14, 2005 Messages: 56 Likes Received: 0
    damn where the fuck can i leave my tag. what the fuck. haha. mis overstanding i suppose.
     
  6. Nic Thamaire

    Nic Thamaire Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 20, 2000 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 9
    ye,its not really the best book on the market..
     
  7. Rend

    Rend Member

    Joined: Dec 21, 2005 Messages: 504 Likes Received: 0
    a book of tags? rather see pieces etc..
     
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