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After his recent participation for Nuart in Norway, Levalet is back in his hometown of Paris, France where he just finished working on this new piece entitled “Palimpsest”.
A palimpsest is a manuscript page, either from a scroll or a book, from which the text has been either scraped or washed off so that the page can be reused, for another document. In contemporary usage, the denotation of the term palimpsest also is used in architecture, archaeology, and geomorphology.
Cleverly using the building’s architecture, the French street artist brought to life one of his signature characters with this man and his drill.
Continue reading for a detailed look at “Palimpsest” and keep your eyes peeled on StreetArtNews for the latest from Levalet.

Rom Levy

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