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Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture
by Aaron Rose
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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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...
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.