Does street art exist in spotless Tokyo? Yes! But strict vandalism laws and conservative Japanese culture have suppressed the graffiti scene in Tokyo.
This stunning survey by photographer and graffiti artist Lord K2 takes you into the Tokyo neighbourhoods exhibiting a colourful array of urban art created on the fly and as low-key as possible. Here is a look at vibrant stickers, tags, highly elaborate murals by both local and international artists, and a gallery of work by the artist network Pow! Wow! Worldwide.
The images are accompanied by well-researched commentary and a history of Tokyo graffiti, positioning this book as a comprehensive introduction to the best kept secrets Tokyo's graffiti scene has to offer.
Over 130 images and brilliant commentary delve into Tokyo's overlooked street art scene . Reveals graffiti of all sizes and scope by local and international artists.
160 pages // 140 Colour Images // Hardcover // 185mm x 260mm // 2018