Inscribed early graffiti monograph documenting political and subversive graffiti from around the world.
Very good plus.
LOS "GRAFFITI": Juego y Subversion
Beginning with the May '68 uprising, Arias's heavily-illustrated book mainly covers revolutionary graffiti in France and fascist Spain, though he also touches upon graffiti from the UK, China, and the U.S. A scarce book, especially signed and complete with comic. OCLC locates only three copies in the US. An important source, preserving some of the most fragile of tags: those speaking truth to power.
(Valencia): (Difusora de Cultura), (1977). 10.5'' x 7.75''. Original color pictorial French-fold wrappers.  pages. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, accompanying by various commentaries and essays. Inscribed by Arias to first page: "A Juan, Carmen, y Juanito / con un abrazo / Fernando." Folded once and loosely laid in as issued is the four-page graffiti comic "Les Increibles Aventures de Choni Pintadas" created especially for this book and dedicated to Arias. Mild edgewear. Some toning. Two discrete penned "x"'s beside two early passages. Else clean and sound.
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