Classic Hits: New York’s Pioneering Subway Graffiti Writers

As we seem to know, graffiti was born in the streets of New York, but how dit it start exactly and who was behind its expansion ? Classic Hits: New York’s Pioneering Subway Graffiti Writers answers to all these questions. The book, written by Alan Fleisher and Paul Iovino, with an introduction by Phase 2, covers over the beginning of graffiti in the Big Apple (from late 1960’s to 1976) by interviewing the pioneers of then this street art to be. The book will be available from April 15th 2012. Stay tuned ! Below, you can watch the video trailer of the book, with some nice archive shootings.


Comme on semble le savoir, le graffiti est né dans les rues de New York, mais comment a-t-il démarré exactement et qui est derrière son expansion ? Classic Hits: New York’s Pioneering Subway Graffiti Writers répond à toutes ces questions. Le livre, écrit par Alan Fleisher et Paul Iovino, avec une préface de Phase 2, couvre les débuts du graffiti dans la Big Apple (de la fin des années 60 jusqu’à 1976) avec des interviews des pionniers d’alors de ce futur art de rue. Le livre sera disponible à partir du 15 Avril 2012. Stay Tuned ! Ci-dessous, vous pouvez regarder la bande-annonce vidéo du livre, avec de très belles images d’archives.


  1. ALE-ONE

    This is ALE -One author of Classic Hits, My book covers the early Pioneering days of New York Subway Art from the way I saw it From The late 60’s to 1976. “Not covering 40 years of graffiti “as stated in the above review.
    If you are interested in the real roots of the New York Subway art movemnt , this is the book for you!

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