Johannes Stahl's 'Street Art' Dives into Wall Mural History

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Published: Jun 18, 2009   Updated: Aug 23 2011 • References: & nylonmag
'Street Art' by Johannes Stahl is not just a collection of awe-inspiring graffiti images, but it is also a keepsake featuring the history of this illegal art form.

The book features various well-known artists who over the years have brought this underground artistry into the mainstream. Banksy, Kaws, Shepard Fairey, and many others are mentioned in Stahl's book for shedding light on this supposedly criminal activity.

Check out some of the images of the book above!

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