Category Archives: Paris

Streets: Da Mental Vaporz new mural in France

For the Graffitizm event in Mantes-La-Jolie, 50 km from Paris, the prolific French graffiti crew Da Mental Vaporz  with Dran, Blo, Brusk, Kan and Jaw completed a 40 meters long mural featuring their signature “Exquisite Corpse”, full of vibrant colours and imaginary … 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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Paris: Shepard Fairey new mural

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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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Paris: Mausolee – Lek x Sowat

Imagine an abandoned four storey supermarket in the North of Paris occupied by squatters, then deserted again. On August 12, 2010, French graffiti artists Lek (RAW crew) and Sowat (DMV) discovered the place much to their delight. For a year, in the greatest of … Continue reading

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Paris: Futura 2012 Expansions at Jerome de Noirmont

Graffiti legend and contemporary artist, Futura recently opened his newest exhibition Expansions at Galerie Jerome De Noirmont in Paris. The new body of works on canvasses explore spontaneity and geometric abstract forms through a vibrant colour palette, where viewers might recognise either real … Continue reading

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Paris : Damien Hirst – The Complete Spot Paintings

Damien Hirst’s latest exhibition, The Complete Spot Paintings, is being held simultaneously at all 11 Gagosian Galleries across the world, from London to Paris, Geneva, Rome, Hong Kong, New York and Los Angeles. Presenting a retrospective of Hirst’s infamous spot paintings … Continue reading

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Paris: JonOne -The City Breathes

French Galerist Jacqueline Rabouan Moussion John Andrew Perello aka JonOne, legendary NY graffiti artist based in Paris is currently having a solo exhibition entitled The City Breathes at Galerie Rabouan Moussion. In his new body of work, JonOne is blending multiple layers … Continue reading

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Paris: FIAC Coverage

As seen on Arrested Motion. Following the Frieze week in London (covered here),  I headed off to Paris to visit the FIAC, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain in Paris at the Grand Palais, host to 168 galleries. While Frieze focuses exclusively on contemporary … Continue reading

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Nick Walker in Paris

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Paris (FR): Space Invader ‘Invader 1000’ exhibition

Returning to Paris after 6 years, French street artist Space Invader is holding his ‘Invader 1000’ exhibition in La Generale building until July 2. The solo show celebrates the notorious Parisian artist’s thousanth piece being placed on the streets. It features the … Continue reading

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C215 Studio Visit

If you going to Paris, visit Vitry-sur-Seine, or should we say C215-sur-Seine… The city walls have been refreshed with colourful artworks by C215, showcasing images and portraits from his trips around the world as well as his daughter Nina. “I … Continue reading

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JR Women are Heroes – Paris

Parisian photographer & street artist JR continues his incredible world tour dedicated to women in poor countries. A solo exhibition is running at the Pavilion of Arsenal from 3 to 23 October 2009. In parallel, he was offered the Ile … Continue reading

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Shepard Fairey in Paris

During his recent tour in Europe, Shepard Fairey has been particularly busy in Paris. Here are some pics from his work at the Fondation Cartier for the  Born in the Street – Graffiti Exhibition     A couple of paste up … Continue reading

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