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From the platform 2 – More New York graffiti 1983 – 1989


If you buy any graffiti book these days one thing you want to know is that it has been put together by someone who  knows what they are talking about. With out doubt Paul Cavalieri and Kenny Cavalieri aka Key and Cavs are experts in New York Subway graffiti. They have both lived and breathed that whole culture and played a major roll in documenting the beautiful graffiti painted on the New York subway trains. This is a follow up to there first book From the platform and just when you thought it could not get any better it does. This is a great book that contains history that would no doubt just be lost if it was not for them documenting it. Oh yes Foreword by Henry Chalfant need i say anymore except go buy it !!!!


  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd (US) (28 July 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764352903
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764352904
  • Product Dimensions: 28.4 x 2.5 x 22.4 cm

Available from all good booksellers, or direct from Gazelle on 01524528500, email










New York city graffiti – The Destiny Children

This true story and retrospective documents the life and times of members of The Destiny Children (TDC) graffiti crew from 1985 to 2000. From Long Island, New York, The Destiny Children/Unlimited Styled Artists commemorate the 25-year history of the crew and their impact on the New York City subway graffiti era. This large collector’s book is loaded with 500 color images of original art ranging from burners on hand ball courts to pieces on tractor trailers to works throughout the New York City subway system. Works by many established NYC graffiti artists are featured, including founding members DC3 and SHO. Other original members featured are SHOROZ, BEAVER, LAE, LAC2, ROE, DOOJ, SHIM, and ONE2. Works by affiliated writers, ZEUS TDC, CEOS, ROZ One, SHARE 37, POKE IBM, EPIC, RECK, SKETCH, KARL TCM, DEON, BOM 5 MW, SACE RIP, MIRAGE RIP, and others are documented. Alongside the visual accounts of these artistic exploits are dozens of true stories and recollections that uncover the reality of painting in yards, lay ups, racking spray paint, fights, graffiti beefs, and police raids. See what made TDC take extraordinary risks so their street art could be seen by the public in their never-ending quest for fame. An ideal history for artists, art historians, street art enthusiasts, anthropologists, and urban dwellers.

This is a fantastic book and a great size packed full of great photos and well worth getting it for your collection

Destiny Children

Available from all good book sellers or direct from Gazelle on 01524 68765 e.mail

Hardcover: 344 pages

  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (October 28, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764337203
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764337208
  • Product Dimensions: 12.3 x 9.2 x 1.5 inches