Author(s): Lori Zimmer
Discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art created using the easily accessible medium. The Art of Spray Paint showcases the grand and imaginative scale of spray paint art and design. Inside, you'll find jaw-dropping spray paint creations from around the world! You'll discover the process of each art form, as well as tricks of the trade, from small clever projects to huge art installations. Much more than a book about "cool" spray paint designs, Lori Zimmer guides you through amazing large-scale art production, immersive environments, working from intuition, collaboration, the artist's role in society, alternative creative economies, contemporary mythology, storytelling, DIY projects and more. With such a readily available medium, what will you create? Contributors include: CRASH, PichiAvo, BR163, Logan Hicks, Joe Iurato, Nick Walker, Caroline Caldwell, Casey Gray, Tristan Eaton, Matt Eaton, Hueman, Elle, Tatiana Suarez, Conor Harrington, Remi Rough, Will Hutnick, Rubin415, Rebecca Paul, Zac Braun, Ian Kuali'i, Ele Pack, Dana Oldfather
Lori Zimmer is a writer and curator who has evolved along side the public art/graffiti community. She is also the creator of popular blog Art Nerd New York, an art history guide to New York City that also provides off beat access to public art, exhibitions and artists' studios. Since 2009, Lori has been working actively in the art world on many facets, from writing to curatorial projects to advising artists and event planning. Known for mounting exhibitions that often have a narrative thread, she has curated projects for organizations like Times Square Arts, SCOPE Art Show in Miami and New York, and for the ACT/ART committee for the White House. Lori Zimmer is the author of The Art of Cardboard (Rockport Publishers, 2015) and The Art of Spray Paint (Rockport Publishers, 2016). Zimmer resides in New York City, but travels every chance she gets, visiting artists and galleries across the world.