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Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture

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The greatest cultural accomplishments in history have never been the result of the brainstorms of marketing men, corporate focus groups or any homogenized methods; they have always happened organically. More often than not, these manifestations have been the result of a few like-minded people coming together to create something new and original for no other purpose than a ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 15th 2005 by Trilce (first published 2004)
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Aug 27, 2012 Mary rated it it was amazing
I aslo have the DVD! I think it would be biased to think that it sums up the underground art culture, but if you dig a little deeper, you can find that the dynamic portrayed in this book, in the movie in the differences of states, background and visions can give a pretty good idea as to how people make shit out of nothing. I cherish this book as I cherish most of my books, but it's got a little something more attached to it than filling up my shelf with beautiful works...
Sep 22, 2009 Bert rated it it was amazing
Amazing!! This book has helped propel me the last month! Literally, back on a skateboard after being inspired here. Great art and cultural discourse smashed together really giving a big picture of what went down in the '90s and 00's regarding some of the greatest street and gallery art of our time. This book helped a philosophy i have regarding art, soul, life, and living gell in me mind. Just Wonderful... JOY indeed.
Jul 18, 2012 Ana rated it it was amazing
La mejor crónica que he leído jamás de la cultura "Do It Yourself".
Feb 04, 2008 Matthew rated it it was amazing
Many of my favorite artists be up in herr.
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Aug 01, 2007 Melissapughjensen Jensen rated it it was amazing
This is a amazing book, that I went to the exibit at Yerba Buena Gardens Museum. AMAZInG!!!
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Feb 27, 2016 Josephus Brautigan rated it it was amazing
Amazing art book here! I am going to purchase this one. Great for the coffee table or a den of dissident's.
Oct 25, 2007 Ward rated it it was amazing
scored off union square.
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it's great
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The accompanying documentary movie to the Beautiful Losers exhibit is currently available to stream on Netflix and is quite good.
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