Street Writers: A Guided Tour of Chicano Graffiti

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Street Writers: A Guided Tour of Chicano Graffiti

Photography by Gusmano Cesaretti
Published by Arte Povera Foto Books
Collectors Expanded Limited Edition
Hardcover, Clothbound Spine
Box Cover with title design by Chaz Bojórquez
10 x 10 in (25.4 x 25.4 cm) Trim Size
114 Pages

Italian photographer Gusmano Cesaretti and Chaz Bojórquez take you on a personal tour of Chicano Graffiti.  Capturing the zeitgeist of 1970s Northeast Los Angeles, and East Los Angeles, Cesaretti's collection of powerful images document the energy and raw essence of the artistic styles of Chicano graffiti, and the people behind the painted walls.  The subject of many of these photos is the young street artist Bojórquez, who introduces Cesaretti's lens to a sacred street knowledge and Chicano graffiti language.

Originally published in 1975, the much sought after Street Writers offers a view into the culture by way of bold, black and white, high-contrast photography, that is Cesaretti's world renown signature style.  The new limited edition is published in partnership with Gusmano Cesaretti and Chris Gutiérrez, and includes previously unreleased images, a larger hard-bound format, and new box cover with title design by Chaz Bojórquez.

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