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Hip Hop Family Tree Treasury Editions: A Book Review for Art and Visual Culture Educators

Department of Art Education; Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Received: 12 December 2018 / Accepted: 24 December 2018 / Published: 29 December 2018
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Abstract

This book review examines Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree as compiled and packaged by Fantagraphics into two gift box sets featuring a total of four treasury editions of collected works. The basic premise of Hip Hop Family Tree focuses on a loose narrative detailing the historical development of hip-hop culture as depicted in a comic book format. The review begins with a brief summary of each treasury edition with a specific focus on selected vignettes detailing the role that visual art has played in hip-hop culture. The review closes with a discussion of the overall relevance of Piskor’s work to those working in art and visual culture education. View Full-Text
Keywords: Hip Hop; visual culture; art education Hip Hop; visual culture; art education
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