Category Archives: Paris

Paris: Lasco project at Palais de Tokyo

Opening in Paris on 21 Nov is the second instaltment of the ongoing project “Les Entrailles” at Palais de Tokyo, this time called “Lasco”. Lek and Sowat and curator Hugo Vitrani have brought together 50 artists from different generations and … Continue reading

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Paris: JR Inside / Out

After completing his tour in London (covered here) JR photobooth truck is now back to Paris to complete some INSIDE/OUT action at Palais de Tokyo.          In parallel JR took also the time to invade the Bibliotheque Nationale de … Continue reading

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Paris: French Fairs FIAC and Slick

France contemporary art fair, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) celebrated its 40th edition this year at the Grand Palais in Paris. Featuring 184 exhibitors from 25 countries, the fair continues to hold a strong French presence with 30 % of … Continue reading

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Paris: Live painting session

During the busy art week in Paris, a series of leading international artists have been invited to paint in front of the Drouot building for the Digard Street Art Auction: Nick Walker (UK), Logan Hicks (US), Mear One (US), Miss … Continue reading

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Video: Kan at La Tour 13 (Paris)

Following our recent coverage on French graffiti artist Kan at la Tour 13 here is a video by MOUARF showing the intricate creation process.

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Paris: Lek x Sowat x Legz x Roti for La Tour 13

Following our recent coverage on La Tour 13 (covered here) French artists Lek, Sowat, Legz, and Roti collaborated together on this extensive insitu installation “Minotaur” in the building’s basement. Sowat explains in his words below the concept behind the installation: Lek … Continue reading

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Paris: Kan at the Tour 13

Following our recent coverage on La Tour 13 in Paris, we interviewed French artist Kan about his installation. When I saw the room I was invited to paint, the ceiling inspired me straight away… and then it hit me … the … Continue reading

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Paris: Etat des lieux @ Agnès B.

Agnes B. gallery named La Galerie du Jour presents Etat des lieux until 26 October 2013. This group exhibition features works by Philippe Baudelocque, Jonone, monsieur Qui, Lek,Zeer, Fantin Leroux, Ludo, OX, PAL crew, Poch, Psyckoze, Seth, Sowat, 36recyclab, Wayla, LXA, Anti.    … Continue reading

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Paris : Tracés Directs video screening

A chalkboard in the main entrance of Parisian institution Palais de Tokyo certainly didn’t go unnoticed with French graffiti artists Lek and Sowat. During few months and without authorisation both artists have invited writers to perform and create ephemeral art using chalk … Continue reading

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Paris: La Tour 13

Over looking the Seine ,  La Tour Paris 13 ‎  is a project curated by Mehdi Ben Cheikh from Galerie Itinerrance. During a year the entire building was painted by 100 international street and graffiti artists, each leaving their mark with murals and installations … Continue reading

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Paris: Bom.K – “Vertiges & Somnolences”

French graffiti artist Bom.k has launched his first ever solo show, Vertiges et Somnolence (Dizziness & Drowsiness), at Galerie Itinerrance in Paris, showcasing a series of large scale canvases, drawings, and sculptures. With a unique way to paint with spray cans, distorting caps for an ultimate precision … Continue reading

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Paris Match group show at Opera Gallery

Celebrating the 64th anniversary of French magazine Paris Match, in partnership with Opera Gallery in Paris, 19 artists paid tribute by revisiting some of their iconic covers in paintings, sculptures, photos and other mixed media. Participating artists included Speedy Graphito, C215, Blek Le Rat, … Continue reading

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Paris – Maripol tribute to Keith Haring

Paris is celebrating American artist Keith Haring with 3 simultaneous retrospective exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the “104” and Colette . Moving to NY in the 80′s, French artist and fashion designer Maripol, became a close friend of Keith and Madonna, … Continue reading

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Paris: Art Paris Art Fair

Founded in 1999 Art Paris Art Fair showcases 140 galleries from 21 nationalities in the prestigious surroundings of the Grand Palais. While French galleries are represented in force, exhibitors coming from the Middle East and  Russia as guest of honour … Continue reading

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Paris: Alexone & Christophe Roussel

For Easter, French graffiti writer Alexone  has teamed up with chocolatier extraordinaire Christophe Roussel to  create two limited chocolate creations:  Chocotigre and Chococaniche.  Some great eye candy, but also delicious creations with exotic tastes of passion/coco for Chocotigre, and raspberry for … Continue reading

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Paris: Musee de la Poste – Au dela du street art – Part 1

Running until the end of March 2013, the Musee de la Poste in Paris hosts an exhibition titled “Au dela du street art” (beyond street art), showcasing 70 pieces from a selection of international artists including Banksy, C215, Dran, Invader, … Continue reading

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Teaser: Au dela du street art – Musee de la Poste

Ahead of the public opening on 28 November, we were granted access to l’Adresse, Musee de la Poste in Paris to see some of the artworks.              L’adresse - Musee de la Poste – Paris 28 Nov – 30 March … Continue reading

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Paris: Au dela du street art – Musee de la Poste

Opening on 28th November 2012 “Au dela du street art” at L’adresse Musée de la Poste in Paris offers visitors to become more familiar with the evolution of urban art. Beginning with a historical presentation of this movement with photos, … Continue reading

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Video: DMV crew mural for Graffitizm

Here is a video of the 40 meters mural that the Da Mental Vaporz crew completed earlier this summer (covered here) in Mantes-La-Jolie (FR) for the Graffitizm event.

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Paris: KAWS « Imaginary Friends » – Galerie Perrotin

Galerie Perrotin‘s flagship location in Paris just launched  a range of new works from KAWS in a show entitled, Imaginary Friends, featuring a series of giant Chums and colourful paintings. Continuing its tour after Hong-Kong and New York, a 16-foot KAWS Passing Through Companion … Continue reading

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