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Space invaders : Australian street, stencils, posters, paste-ups, zines, stickers /

by Babington, Jaklyn [author]; Butler, Roger; National Gallery of Australia [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: 1st ed.Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 x 25 cm.ISBN: 9780642334114 (hbk.); 0642334110 (hbk.).Other title: Australian street stencils, posters, zines, stickers.Subject(s): National Gallery of Australia -- Exhibitions | Street art -- Australia | Street art -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Graffiti -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Zines -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Australia -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions | Australia -- Social life and customsOnline resources: Exhibition website
Contents:
Space invaders / Jaklyn Babington -- An initial wave: connecting crew -- Neop-Pop: a culture of sampling and appropriation -- Politics and the street press -- POPaganda: commercial counter attacks -- Lo-fi goes viral -- The return of the hand -- Shape-shifters: crossover tactics and the gallery -- The journey from ephemeral to collectable -- Street art: past and present, here and there / Roger Butler -- Bypassing the system: zinc culture in Australia / Eloise Peace -- Legal/Illegal: street art in Australia / Alison Young -- The rise (and fall) of street stencils / Din Heagney -- Interviews / Mini Graff, Misha Hollenbach, Nails -- Director's word / Ron Radford -- NewActon south lift-shaft commission / Adi Nachman.
Summary: Off the street and into the gallery. This exciting book looks at work from the past five years by some 35 contemporary artists from around Australia.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction AUS BAB 2010 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by the National Portrait Gallery 2014-2470
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"With Roger Butler, Din Heagney, Eloise Pierce and Alison Young".

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 30 October 2010 - 27 February 2011 and touring nationally in 2011.

Includes sticker sheet.

Includes bibliographical references.

Space invaders / Jaklyn Babington -- An initial wave: connecting crew -- Neop-Pop: a culture of sampling and appropriation -- Politics and the street press -- POPaganda: commercial counter attacks -- Lo-fi goes viral -- The return of the hand -- Shape-shifters: crossover tactics and the gallery -- The journey from ephemeral to collectable -- Street art: past and present, here and there / Roger Butler -- Bypassing the system: zinc culture in Australia / Eloise Peace -- Legal/Illegal: street art in Australia / Alison Young -- The rise (and fall) of street stencils / Din Heagney -- Interviews / Mini Graff, Misha Hollenbach, Nails -- Director's word / Ron Radford -- NewActon south lift-shaft commission / Adi Nachman.

Off the street and into the gallery. This exciting book looks at work from the past five years by some 35 contemporary artists from around Australia.

© National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2010.

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