Stuff to Look at

 , SeanThe Disposable Skateboard Bible. 2009. Gingko Press, $39.95 (9781584233275).Ultimate guide to skateboard decks.

Cooper, Martha and Chalfant, HenrySubway Art: 25th Anniversary Edition. 2009. Chronicle Books, $40.00 (9780811868877). It’s big, it’s beautiful, it’s classic NYC.

Ecclesine, Patrick. Faces of Sunset Boulevard. Santa Monica Press, $39.95 (978-1595800404).LA comes alive.

Felisbret, Eric. Graffiti New York. Abrams Books, 2009. $35.  978-0810951464. It’s the graffiti mecca for a reason.

Franzini, Michael. One Hundred Young Americans. 2007. Harper Collins, $29.95 (978-0-06119200-5). Photos and true stories, state by state.

Fulbeck, Kip. Permanence. 2008. Chronicle Books, $19.95 (978-0-8118-6131-1). Behind every tattoo there’s a story.

Ganz, Nicholas. Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents. Harry N. Abrams, 2006. 0-8109-5747-7

Ganz, Nicholas. Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents. Harry N. Abrams, 2004. 0-8109-4979-2

Gottlieb, Andrew. In the Paint: Tattoos of the NBA and the Stories Behind Them. $16.95. Hyperion, 2003.   0-7868-8868-7

Grody, Steve and James Prigoff. Graffiti L.A.: Street Style and Art. 2007. Abrams, $34.99 ISBN13: 978-0-8-1099-2986.

Hart, Carey and Palmer, ChrisInked. 2008. Artisan/Workman Publishing, $35.00 (9781579653354). Everyone’s skin has a story.

Minguet , EvaTattoo Delirium. 2009. Collins Design, $29.99 (9780061740329).International tattoos.

Mockus, Steve. Stoner Coffee Table Book. Chronicle Books, 2011. $16.95. Why settle for staring at the table when you could stare at this book?

Oser , BodhiF*k the World. 2009. Chronicle Books, $16.95 (9780811866453). Signs all over the world — with one word added.

Oser, Bodhi. F*k this Book. 2005. illus. Chronicle, $14.98. (ISBN-10, 0-8118-5072-2; ISBN-13, 9780811850728).

Palladini , DougVans: Off the Wall: Stories of Sole from Vans Originals. 2009. Abrams, $24.95 (9780810983755). All the art and dirt.

Scalin, Noah. Skulls. 2008. Lark, $14.95 (978-1600593758). From bread slices to garbage bags.

Smith, JohnInked: Clever, Odd and Outrageous Tattoos. 2008. teNeues , $19.95 (9783832792800). What were they thinking?

Smits, Kim and Maat, Matthijs. Custom Kicks. 2008. Laurence King Publisher, $19.95 (978-1-85669-542-8). Sneak peek at cool sneaks.

Talmadge, Eve and Justin Taylor. The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide, 2010. HarperCollins/Harper Perennial. $14.99. 978-0061997402. Shel Silverstein, Harry Potter, Harriet the Spy and why.

Von D, Kat with Sandra Bark. The Tattoo Chronicles. HarperCollins/Collins Design, 2010. $29.99. 978-0061953361. A year in the life.

Von D, KatHigh Voltage Tattoo. 2009. HarperCollins, $29.99 (9780061684388). Famed L.A. tattoo artist talks ink and rock-n-roll.


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