“Blek le Rat: 30 Year Anniversary Retrospective” is a limited first edition of 2,500 copies featuring the work of prolific stencil graffiti artist, Xavier Prou. This retrospective features the artist’s private family photos, point and shoot images of his graffiti artwork from around the world, and full-color reproductions of his gallery pieces. The book is separated into two distinct sections: “Street Art” and “Fine Art,” both of which are augmented by the writing of celebrated scholars, critics, experts in relevant fields, fellow artists, journalists, collectors and gallerists. Lavishly illustrated with more than 200 images, “Blek le Rat,” the 30 year anniversary retrospective offers the first full history of this seminal artist’s tradition and legacy, featuring: Street art images from around the world, full-color reproductions of Blek le Rat’s fine art, never before seen images from the Prou family’s private archives, and 30+ essays from celebrated artists, scholars, critics and gallerists from around the world.
Hand stenciled rat by Blek le Rat on the inside cover