A New Book Repaints the Legacy of Street Art by Spotlighting Women Leading the Genre | Colossal


DECEMBER 1, 2022 KATE MOTHES

Medianeras, “The Crystal Ship” (2021) in Ostend, Belgium. All images courtesy of the artists and Prestel

Women Street Artists spotlights the diverse practices of 24 graffiti and mural artists hailing from around the globe.

For street artists, the urban landscape is an infinite canvas. Whether wheat pasted, sprayed, or layered with brushes, vibrant compositions revitalize public spaces and provide an ever-evolving barometer of the political climate and current affairs. The genre has been historically dominated by men, but a new book by journalist Alessandra Mattanza and Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art founder Stephanie Utz shifts the dial.

Camilla Falsini, “Tactical Urban Planning Intervention” (2020) in Milan, Italy. Photo by Jungle Agency

Women Street Artists spotlights the diverse practices of 24 graffiti and mural artists hailing from around the globe who work in a variety of styles […]

#LEDIESIS, “Superwomen” (2019) in Italy

Christina Angelina in collaboration with Ease One (2015) in Miami, Florida

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