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A Love Letter to the City

Princeton Architectural Press

By Stephen Powers

7.25 x 8.25 in; 180 pp;
Paperback
February 2014
ISBN 9781616892081

SKU# 9781616892081

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Combining community activism and public art, Powers and his team of sign mechanics collaborate with a neighborhood’s residents to create visual jingles— sincere and often poignant affirmations and confessions that reflect the collective hopes and dreams of the host community.
A Love Letter to the City


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A Love Letter to the City

Combining community activism and public art, Powers and his team of sign mechanics collaborate with a neighborhood’s residents to create visual jingles— sincere and often poignant affirmations and confessions that reflect the collective hopes and dreams of the host community. A Love Letter to the City gathers the artist’s powerful public art project for the first time, including murals on the walls and rooftops of Brooklyn and Syracuse, New York; Philadelphia; Dublin and Belfast, Ireland; São Paolo, Brazil, and Johannesburg, South Africa.

• Published simultaneously with our new Stephen Powers notecards, I Paid the Light Bill Just to See Your Face

• A strong follow-up to our bestselling Sign Painters that will appeal to graphic designers and artists, as well as Powers’s numerous longtime fans and followers

• Features a wealth of sketches, color photography, and anecdotes on the process of making public art

 

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7.25 x 8.25 in; 180 pp;
Paperback
February 2014
ISBN 9781616892081

Powers, born in Philadelphia and known in the 1990s by his graffiti tag ESPO, currently lives and works in New York City.