'born in the streets graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris
'born in the streets   graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris 'born in the streets   graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris
aug 05, 2009
'born in the streets graffiti' exhibition at fondation cartier, paris


born in the streets – graffiti

fondazione cartier for contemporary art, paris
july 7th to november 29th, 2009


henry chalfant, stalingrad, 1985
image © henry chalfant
image courtesy of fondation cartier

taking over the gallery space of the fondazione cartier, including the building’s façade
and the surrounding garden, ‘born in the streets – graffiti’ brings to light the emergence of the
artistic movement born in the streets of new york during the 1970s. graffiti today has become
a cultural means of artistic expression, crossing the boundaries of studio art, design and advertising.
as popular it might be, this essentially illegal activity has continued to evolve within the contemporary
art world, embracing different techniques, ideas and styles. this exhibition follows the origins
of the graffiti movement and gives the public a chance to rediscover an art form which is both
ubiquitous and continually evolving.



new york, 1973
image © jon naar, 2009

courtesy of fondation cartier



hommage à peter lindebergh, 2009 by jonone
collage papier, marqueur et photographies de peter lindebergh, 200 cm x 150 cm
photo © peter gosset, image © jononerock / adagp, paris, 2009
courtesy of fondation cartier



the new face of america, 2009 by jonone
collage papier, marqueurs et billets de 1 dollar, 90 cm x 200 cm
photo © peter gosset, image © jononerock / adagp, paris, 2009
courtesy of fondation cartier



image © part I, 2009
courtesy of fondation cartier



graffiti taxonomy : « E » by evan roth, 2008, new york city, USA
image © evan roth
courtesy of fondation cartier



evan roth in collaboration with AVONE, graffiti analysis, 2006, new york city, USA
logiciel personnalisé
image © evan roth
courtesy of fondation cartier



evan roth in collaboration with KATSU, graffiti analysis, 2006, new york city, USA
logiciel personalise
image © evan roth
image courtesy of fondation cartier



sans titre by barry mcgee
image © barry mcgee
courtesy of fondation cartier



sans titre by barry mcgee, collages, 2007
image © barry mcgee
image courtesy of fondation cartier



vitche in sao paulo, brazil
image © vitche
courtesy of fondation cartier



vitche in germany
image © vitche
courtesy of fondation cartier



image © gérard zlotykamien / adagp, paris, 2009
courtesy of fondation cartier



image © gérard zlotykamien, adagp, paris, 2009
photo by thierry lefébure
galerie du jour agnès b.
courtesy of fondation cartier


C.I.M.A numbero 31, 2008 by basco-vazko, santiago, chile
image © basco-vazko / paloma palomino
courtesy of fondation cartier



enjaulado, 2008 by basco-vazko, independencia, santiago, chile
image © basco-vazko
courtesy of fondation cartier



mural on boarding of the jan cunen museum in oss, the netherlands
by boris tellegen, in collaboration with hooghuis lyceum in oss, 2005
courtesy of fondation cartier



silver piece, 2009 by nug, suède
image © nug
courtesy of fondation cartier



silver piece, 2009 by nug, suède
image © nug
courtesy of fondation cartier



flip one spraying his name in new york city’s underground subway system, 1974
image © flint gennari
courtesy of fondation cartier



joâo wainer in sao paulo, 2009
courtesy of fondation cartier



symphonie (work in progress) – flame lighter on the ceiling, 2006, bruxelles, belgium
cook and book galerie
image © aline bouvy and olivier kosta-théfaine
courtesy of fondation cartier



sans titre (rosaces) – flame lighter on the ceiling, 2008, prague, czech republic
trafacka galerie
image © olivier kosta-théfaine
courtesy of fondation cartier



redbird in the bronx, 1973
image © jon naar, 2009
courtesy of fondation cartier



ii kase (elkay) par kase 2
photo by henry chalfant, 1980
image courtesy martinez gallery and fondation cartier



seen, hand of doom, new york, 1980
photo by henry chalfant
courtesy of fondation cartier



P.H.A.S.E. 2, 2009
© P.H.A.S.E. 2
courtesy of fondation cartier

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