The book describes the main directions and trends in the development of social engaged urban art since the early twentieth century to the present day. In Russian this book published in 2016 was the first researching, claiming to be a complete analysis of the global phenomenon of urban art and graffiti, which includes a global context the situation in Russia.
The second edition is supplemented by coverage of events after 2016. The book also includes several monologues from the pioneers of the graffiti and street art scene, based on interviews with the author. In addition, the publication significantly expanded the part about the New York graffiti subculture, adding a description of borderline multidisciplionary street practices. The chapter on Russian urban art has also been expanded.
More details and list of book stores on the personal page (in Russian): book-igor.ponosov.ru