Tag Archives: Paris

Video: Tracés Directs (Paris)

After being screened at Palais de Tokyo, we can now see what Lek, Sowat and their artists friends have been up to illegally during 7 months using chalks and water on a blackboard inside the Palais de Tokyo. With (by … Continue reading

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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: 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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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: 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: 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 – 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: 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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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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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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Paris: Delta Boris Tellegen – Surface

Boris “Delta” Tellegen is having a new solo exhibition “Surface” at Backslash Gallery in Paris. Using paper and wood the new body of work features intricate 3D collages, geometric images and installations. The multidimentional aspect plays an important part, and so are the … Continue reading

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Paris: José & Rey Parlá – “U.T.O.P.I.A.” @ colette

Parisian house colette in France just opened the eagerly awaited new exhibition titled U.T.O.P.I.A. featuring new collaborative works from the Parlá Brothers. The Brooklyn-based siblings placed a series of paintings on the walls featuring a melding of José’s urban calligraphy and Rey’s playful arrangement of colors and lines as … Continue reading

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Paris: Shepard Fairey mural – Day 2 x video

Following our earlier coverage of Shepard Fairey’s monumental mural in Paris ( see here), on day 2  the Obey Giant team starts working on the flower at the top right of the building. Having tried the cherry picker myself, it’s … Continue reading

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Paris: Nick Walker TMA

To close the loop on a year long project I have been following (covered here) British artist Nick Walker was in Paris for the release of the awaited TMA print, The Morning After, at the Opera Gallery. Nearby luxury shop … Continue reading

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Paris: Shepard Fairey Mural – Day 1

When I met Mehdi from Galerie Itinerrance in Paris at the Mausolee exhibition, little did I know that we would be involved in an ambitious project with Shepard Fairey a few weeks later.  Working jointly with the Mairie of 13th district and the local community … Continue reading

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Nick Walker: The Morning After Paris

Last year I joined British artist Nick Walker on a special mission, as he wanted to  develop his vandal series with a Paris focus.  From accompanying him on Paris rooftops to get some inspiration, to following the different steps of the creative … Continue reading

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Video: In Bed with Invader

First featured at the 1000 exhibition in Paris (covered here), this video by Raphael Haddad follows Space Invader as he attacks the streets, providing great insights into his creative process.

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