ON THE RUN BOOKS together form an encyclopedia that catalogs graffiti and urban art from around the world. Since 1990, the OTR team has built an ever-growing archive. With every title, original material from various key artists gets digitized and preserved and brings their story to the public. KNOW YOUR HISTORY!
Graffiti Tattoo – Kings on Skin: In their quest to improve their artistic talent and earn honest livings, many graffiti writers have naturally gravitated towards other artistic endeavors. Since the 1970s, these artists have been making the leap to become muralists, fashion designers, art directors, and, as of late, tattoo artists. In the graffiti movement, artists battle in the public eye to be the best and most respected, and the same goes within the tattoo world. These spray paint technicians are making a splash worldwide with their color mastery and wild styles, changing the face of the tattoo world by adding their letters and boldness. They are thus creating a new visual language for the skin, a language filled with burners and characters that depart from the standard tribal design and sailor styles. Join us in celebrating the artwork of the best artists that have transitioned from the streets to the tattoo shops around the world including Jason Kundell, Mr. Went, Ces, Sabe, Timmi Mensah, Circle and many others.
128 pages, Texts: English, Softcover 23,4x16cm