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New York: Pop Art 2 FEATURED TITLES OTHER BOOKS YOU MAY ENJOY! Don1, The King from Queens: The Life and Photos of a NYC Transit Graffiti Master. Louie Gasparro. The Italian-American rock and roller who wrote “DON 1 MAFIA” blasted onto New York City's graffiti scene like a meteorite out of nowhere. But his descent from the top of this name game, a result of the hedonistic lifestyle of New York City at the time, was just as swift, and for years DON1 has lived in obscurity. Here are nearly 200 never‑before‑seen graffiti photos and an even rarer glimpse at work from DON1’s black book. Size: 12" x 9" • 222 color & b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4500-5 • hard cover • $29.99 From the Platform: Subway Graffiti, 1983-1989. Paul Cavalieri. In the early '80s, graffiti writer Paul Cavalieri, who writes “CAVS,” was drawn to the colorful tags on trains and started learning train schedules so he could snap works by many writers of the time. This is a compilation of more than 300 photographs of subway graffiti from 1983 to 1989, when the MTA announced that its fleet was entirely graffiti-free. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 325+ color photos • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3723-9 • hard cover • $34.99 New York Subway Graffiti. Tod Lange. An informative, nostalgic look at the graffiti years of the New York subway system, when trains became rolling metal canvases for some of the most notorious and influential graffiti “writers” of all time. It includes the work from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s artists BLADE, GHOST, SENT, REAS, VEN, WOLF, and STRIDER, as well as many other artists. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 237 color photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3339-2 • soft cover • $29.99 BROOKLYN'S SWEET RUIN: Relics and Stories of the Domino Sugar Refinery Paul Raphaelson • Art photographs and history of the recently demolished Brooklyn Domino Sugar Refinery • Includes an essay on contemporary ruins,stories fromDominoworkers,and historical essays and pictures • The last photos taken before its 2014 demolition Brooklyn’s Domino Sugar Refinery, once the largest in the world, shut down in 2004 after a long struggle. Most New Yorkers know it only as an icon on the landscape, multiplied on T-shirts and skateboard graphics. Paul Raphaelson, known internationally for his formally intricate urban landscape photographs, was given access to every square foot of the refinery weeks before its demolition. Raphaelson spent weeks speaking with former Domino workers to hear first-hand the refinery’s more personal stories. He also assembled a world-class teamof contributors: Pulitzer Prize–winning photography editor StellaKramer, architectural historianMatthewPostal, and art director Christopher Truch. The result is a beautiful, complex, thrilling mashup of art, document, industrial history, and Brooklyn visual culture. Strap on your hard hat and headlamp, and wander inside for a closer look. PaulRaphaelson is an artist and writer living in Brooklyn, NewYork. His photographs have been collected and shown internationally Size: 12" x 9" • 138 color images • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5412-0 • hard cover • $45.00 AVAILABLE IN OCTOBER Blade: King of Graffiti . BLADE with Chris Pape, Roger Gastman, editor . More than forty years into his career, BLADE reflects on growing up in the Bronx in the turbulent 1970s and recounts the highs and lows of his storied career. Considered “The King of Graffiti,” BLADE painted more than 5,000 wildly creative trains. This book parallels the New York graffiti movement almost from its inception in the mid-1970s, to today. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 653 images • 256 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4661-3 • hard cover • $39.99 New York City Graffiti: The Destiny Children . George McAvoy . This true story and retrospective of The Destiny Children (TDC) graffiti crew documents their works from 1985 to 2000. See more than 500 works including burners on handball courts, tractor trailer pieces, and subway top‑to‑bottoms. Rare action shots and personal accounts complete the journey. Size: 9" x 12" • 480+ color photos • 344 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3720-8 • hard cover • $50.00 New Release Under the Bridge: The East 238th Street Graffiti Hall of Fame. Paul Cavalieri. Cavs shares his experiences under the Bronx’s East 238th Street bridge, which over the years has become a Bronx “Graffiti Hall of Fame,” through an astonishing, lifelong photographic diary. Take in four decades worth of work from prolific artists including Boots119, Sent, and Sien5. Also represented are graffiti writers from the Woodlawn and Wakefield neighborhoods. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 489 color photos • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4592-0 • hard cover • $39.99