Barry McGee: The Buddy System

Barry McGee: The Buddy System
Library Shelf Location 19.MCGE
Publication Date Jan 2002
Description Despite, or perhaps in ironic conjunction with, Mayor Giuliani's efforts to make New York City clean and pristine, graffiti has become a respected staple of the gallery scene. Barry "Twist" McGee's tags and caricatures are no exception, nor were they when displayed at the Venice Biennale this past summer. With more than 15 years of street cred, the California tagger's lively, humorous, and often bulbous depictions of street characters don't so much bring the street into the gallery as bring the gallery out into the street. Compelling art to me is a name carved into a tree. Sometimes a rock soaring through a plate of glass can be the most beautiful, compelling work of art I have ever seen. --Barry McGee
ISBN 0964853035
Quantity 1
Pages 172
Author Barry Mcgee
Format Paperback
Publisher Deitch Projects
Related Artist Barry Mcgee
Categories Artists' Books, Graffiti/Street Art
Keywords Humour, Caricatures
Artist's Nationality American (USA)
Language English

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