New book Burn after Reading has just been launched and features the photography of the super talented Romany WG. Published by Carpet Bombing Culture, the book is the end result of a unique meeting of styles when high end professional photography meets cutting edge graffiti. Collected here are a 256 pages of the best mural (read more…)
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Few photographers have dedicated as much as Martha Cooper to documenting street art and street culture. Her seminal Subway Art set the tone. New from Dokument Press is Martha Cooper: Postcards from New York City 1978-2010, a collection of photographs—many previously unpublished—that follows the birth of hip-hop and the gentrification of the Big Apple after 9/11.
The new Polaroid 300 is now available at AUGUSTE, as well as the films that go with it, the Bi-pack Instax Mini ! It takes business card size instant color photos, and has four scene settings with automatic flash.
Prices : Polaroid 300 : 119 euros, Bi-pack film mini : 20 euros (2 x 10 (read more…)
Following her participation to the “Back in the days” event last sunday in Paris, we have the pleasure to welcome Janette Beckman’s selection of old school photos on our walls. From LL Cool J to Gang Starr to Run DMC, you’ll see a bunch of classic pictures…
Prices : from 85 to 200 euros
Staying true to the essence of where hip hop was born, both photographer Jamel Shabazz (Back In The Days, A Time Before Crack) and t-shirt label Sedwigck & Cedar have created the perfect homage to the history of their beloved musical art form. You can now wear a piece of the old school. Get yours (read more…)
Famed hip-hop photographer and author Ricky Powell cruised by AUGUSTE yesterday. Known as the 4th Beastie Boy, the Rickster was exhibiting in Paris last sunday at the “Back In The Days” event organised by our boy Nadim. You can check his radio show “Chances with wolves” on www.eastvillageradio.com.