Graff on Tour(s) with Lek & Sowat

After having archived and referenced  graffiti on the French national monuments as traces of history and archeology for decades, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux (CMN) is dedicating its 2018 cultural season to historical graffiti with a series of exhibitions and events called “Sur les murs, histoire(s) de graffiti“ on nine of its thirty national monuments

Blo new mural in Perpignan, France

French artist Blo from the Da Mental Vaporz crew just painted murals on the Via Domicia University of Perpignan in France, which is the oldest university of France (1648).  Blo has been working during the past three months on the architecture of the buildings and gave some graffiti workshops to the students. Check more detailed pics

Okuda New Mona Lisa in Paris

Spanish artist Okuda is brightening up a nineteen storey building in Paris by giving it a contemporary makeover with a revisited portrait of Mona Lisa. Using more than 450 spraycans, Okuda painted one of Europe’s tallest murals at 50 metres (164 feet) high by 15 meters wide during less than five days. Check after the

Pastel paints a new mural in Paris

Argentinian artist Fransisco Diaz aka Pastel spent a few days in Paris where he  just completed a seven storey mural with his  floral signature imagery. Based on the feedback of the residents, Pastel created a bespoke composition in which flora and natural landscapes are both descriptive and symbolize the place and events that marked it. Snowberry or

French Kiss Crew and Okuda team up for Paris Olympic 2024 bid

The City of Paris has been transformed into an arty Olympic park to support its bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.  Urban Art being one of the key cultural components of Paris, a 90 meters long collective work inspired by the Olympic rings has brought together graffiti artists from the French Kiss crew including Lek, Sowat,

Conor Harrington in Paris

Irish artist Conor Harrington just completed a monumental mural in the heart of the XIII district in Paris. The 30 meters high mural titled ‘Embrace and Fight’ depicts two male characters dressed in period costume fighting against each other. The mural is part of the Street Art 13 mural programme initiated by Mehdi Ben Cheikh of Galerie Itinerrance

Coverage: Invader “Hello My Game is…” @ Musee en Herbe in Paris

Invader takes over Le Musée en Herbe in Paris for an exhibition entitled Hello, My Game Is… with over 100 new works on show. It’s the first exhibition of Invader in Paris since 2011. The title refers to the name stickers, popular in the graffiti scene, with  twist on the name emphasizing the playfulness of the work

HONET new mural in Toulouse for the Rose Beton Festival

  Parisian street artist and illustrator HONET just completed this new mural for the ROSE BETON Festival, depicting a trojan horse with his signature playful characters. Take a look at more images after the break and then check back with us soon for more mural updates from Rose Beton Festival.