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New Orleans: Murals, Street Art & Graffiti  Volume 1
$9,983 raised
147% of $6.8k goal
135 contributors
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Ended Oct 3, 2019

WHAT YOU GET 

  • A first of its kind, this large-format, limited-edition (/250), hardcover, full-color book documenting New Orleans street art!
  • Never-before-told stories featuring local art history over 142 gorgeous pages with photographs of the artists and their works
  • First time interviews, comprehensive biographies, and art by 70 artists

WHO WROTE IT 
My name is Kady Perry, and for the past ten years, I have devoted my life to organizing, promoting, advocating for (and once creating) murals, public art/street art, and graffiti on my free time. I moved to New Orleans in 2015 after teaching an undergraduate class on the subject matter through the State University of New York. My first few years in NOLA I learned the art of buying/selling art from a seasoned veteran Gallerist on Royal Street. While working at the gallery I enrolled in grad school, recently earning an M.A. in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans. While in school and working with a supportive team at the gallery, I started this unique art project to create this book!

 
WHY IT WAS WRITTEN
Living in New Orleans, I built close friendships with artists. In curating shows, promoting and selling art, and helping artists get paid gigs—I found myself wanting to share their work. It was clunky to pull out my phone and navigate IG and some did not have websites. This shortfall paired with a powerful moment standing in the Martha Cooper Library at Urban Nation in Berlin; I realized it was time to write my first book on muralists & graffitists. 
 
I am proud to present to you:
232 photos
142 full-colored, gorgeous pages 
70 artists
100+ sites
375 hrs of editing
970 hrs of interviews, writing, and research
47 hrs bk/forth w artists to get feedback
4 proof-readers
33 photographers have photos in
250 limited edition copies
127 hours of graphic design
countless stories (published) & secrets (unpublished of course)
and of course, a whole lata love!!
Volume 1 is complete and ready to be ordered!
The book looks at how this ephemeral art form has adorned the streets of New Orleans—coming and going—and shares the context of the murals, tags, wheatpastes, slap-ups, and masterpieces in the Marigny/Bywater!

 

 

 

 

 

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$59 USD
Your Copy of the Book! (pick-up only)
One copy of New Orleans: Murals, Street Art & Graffiti Volume
(if picked up in New Orleans, location TBD)

Includes one free New Orleans street art tour
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$60 USD + shipping
Your Copy of the Book
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$75 USD + shipping
Your Copy of the Book + Street Art Print
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One copy of the book
New Orleans: Murals, Street Art & Graffiti Volume 1 & a small, unsigned art print featuring stencil art x Jeremy Novy
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$100 USD + shipping
Your Copy of the Book + A Signed, Street Art Print
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A copy of the book
New Orleans: Murals, Street Art & Graffiti Volume 1 & a large, artist-signed art print x Rebeca Skela, Henry Lipkis or Jay McKay
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$250 USD + shipping
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New Orleans: Murals, Street Art & Graffiti Volume 1 & the small, unsigned art print x Jeremy Novy with all three large art prints signed each by Henry Lipkis, Jay McKay, and Rebeka Skela + a very special sticker pack with slap ups from featured artists in the book
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