Subtitle: Book Of love
Published: 2018, first edition!
Language: German, English
Dimensions: 22.5 x 22.5 x 3.2 cm./ 8.8 x 8.8 x 1.2 inch.
Condition: Cover: 9.5/10 Inside: 10/10
“People say, that there’s only a thin line between insanity and genius. I think, Tese proves the exact oposite. Whenever I decide I witness madness in this book, signs of genius seem out of reach and the other way around. Whatever. Tese takes realness to a new level.”
TAPS™ about TESE’s “Book of Love”
The Hamburger based artist TESE is one of the most active graffiti writers around. For more than 25 years TESE is active around the globe meanwhile turning public space into a giant colorful outdoor exhibition.
The book is a love story, dedicated to his 25 years of graffiti and urban lifestyle. High-quality and well layouted pics of his best trains, pieces, and walls allaround the worls are presented in his book.
“Fuck The Norm – Cool on in – hot on it”
Thats the motto of graffiti and lifestyle legend Tese. The artist from Hamburg focusses on train bombing since 25 years. He is worldwide active in the graffiti scene, making trouble in towns like Bangkok, Cape town and Mexico City. Now for the first time you can read his best stories of 25 years in the Book of Love. His syles and provocations are dirty, pervert or just colored, but always real. 500 pages full of love: Book of Love. A summary of the works of art of the one man army Tese; nothing for lower middle class, stuffy people and bus passengers. The right book for the ones, who can understand graffiti with a wink… because: “people you just live once”