New. B-boying is a form of Afro-diasporic competitive dance that developed in the Bronx, NY in the early 1970s. Widely-though incorrectly-known as "breakdancing, " it is often dismissed as a form of urban acrobatics set to music. In reality, however, b-boying is a deeply traditional and profoundly expressive art form that has been passed down from teacher to student for almost four decades. Foundation: B-boys, B-girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York offers the first serious study of b-boying ...
New. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. On July 19, 2015, Lin-Manuel Miranda stepped out on the Broadway stage in Hamilton. His show about Alexander Hamilton, featuring hip hop, R&B, and other music styles, became one of the most successful musicals of all time! Find out how the boy who loved performing blazed a trail in theater! Trailblazers celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. What kind of trail will you blaze?
New. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Este Little Golden Book capta la esencia de Frida Kahlo para los más pequeños lectores. Desde como superó enfermedades, fue una de pocas niñas admitidas a su escuela en México, y alcanzó a ver sus pinturas expuestas en museos, el libro sirve de inspiración a futuros pioneros, así como a sus padres. Presenta un informativo texto e ilustraciones llenas de colorido inspiradas por el arte de Frida.
Description: As New. Inscribed by Author(s) Spanning the late 80s through the late 90s, when nightlife buzz traveled via flyers and word of mouth, No Sleep features a collection of artwork from the personal archives of NYC DJs, promoters, club kids, nightlife impresarios, and the artists themselves. Signed by the author, DJ Stretch Armstrong, "For Joseph Thanks for the help in making this happen (peace sign) Stretch (arrow) Read More
Description: Near Fine. Signed by Author(s) 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Signed by author on title page, " J. Moss" "Essential reading for fans of Jane Jacobs, Joseph Mitchell, Patti Smith, Luc Sante, and Cheap Pierogi" Vanity Fair An unflinching chronicle of gentrification in the twenty-first century and a love letter to lost New York by the creator of the popular and incendiary blog Vanishing New York. For generations, New York City has been a mecca for artists, writers, and other hopefuls longing to be part of ... Read More
Description: Near Fine. Rare. This smart, witty, and insightful tour of Manhattan's most dazzling arena of style--the wildly popular culture of drag--features interviews with Lypsinka, RuPaul, Lady Bunny, and other notorious queens who can click their heels--even when they're eight inches off the ground. Read More
Description: Very Good. ? Ranks up there with the great rock & roll books of all time. ? ? Time Out New York? Lurid, insolent, disorderly, funny, sometimes gross, sometimes mean and occasionally touching? Resounds with authenticity. ? ? The New York Times? No volume serves juicier dish on punk? s New York birth? Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you? d been there. ? ? Rolling StoneA contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop ... Read More
Description: New. ? Emanuel Xavier? s newest book radiates in diverse directions, back into a past of New York club kid glamour and violence, into a family history of lost connections, and into loves forfeited and found-all of which the poet illumines with steady-eyed honesty. Finally, as he confronts a health challenge to the very brain that is the root-place of these sharp and poignant poems, radiation becomes radiance, a hard-won inner light that lets us all see how? splendid is our survival. '? ? David ... Read More
Publisher: Queer Mojo (A Rebel Satori Imprint)
Date published: 2019
Description: New. For the first time ever, a selected poetry collection from Emanuel Xavier, renowned LGBTQ poet and one of the Latinx community? s treasures. When he first emerged as a Nuyorican Poets Café slam poet in the 1990s, Emanuel Xavier quickly took his place as one of the first openly queer, celebrated, controversial and significant poets of the era. Now, decades later, as a former homeless teen and a hate crime survivor, Xavier still stands as one of America? s most inspiring and powerful voices ... Read More
Description: New. Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists series combines a delightful mix of full-color historical reproductions, photos, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations that bring to life the works of renowned artists, combining poignant anecdotes with important factual information for readers (Ages 8-9). A biography of a man who helped develop Pop Art and made art fun for many peopl. Read More
Description: New. Wrapped in Plastic, Never Open. Due to the weight of this book, we will request an additional $5(domestic) to $20 (international) shipping from the buyer, after order is placed. Powerful, lyrical and controversial, Alvin Baltrop's photographs are a groundbreaking exploration of clandestine gay culture in New York in the 1970s and 80s. During that era, the derelict warehouses beneath Manhattan's West Side piers became a lawless, forgotten part of the city that played host to gay cruising, ... Read More
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Date published: 2020
Description: New. In the thirty years since his death, Keith Haring? a central presence on the New York downtown scene of the 1980s? has remained one of the most popular figures in contemporary American art. In one of the first book-length treatments of Haring? s artistry, Ricardo Montez traces the drawn and painted line that was at the center of Haring? s artistic practice and with which the artist marked canvases, subway walls, and even human flesh. Keith Haring? s Line unites performance studies, ... Read More