Street art

Great street art exhibition in Paris

Great street art exhibition in Paris 1

This week I visited two galleries to see Street Art “on canvas’. This is one great thing about this cosmopolitan city, in Paris there are so many cultural and artistic things happening for all kind of tastes. Normally, Wednesday to Friday are the official days for the vernissages. Yesterday I went to see the opening of the(…)

Le MUR – Promoting Urban Art

Le MUR – Promoting Urban Art 2

At number 107 of Rue Oberkampf in Paris, on the corner with Rue Saint-Maur, a huge panel measuring 24m2 has been presenting live artistic performances promoting urban art since 2007. Le M.U.R (modulable, urbain, reactif) is an association that invites street artists providing gallery exhibition conditions to the streets. Saturday, May 05, I was there to watch(…)

Imaginary Museum – Ephemeral Artistic Residence

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Some artists of the collectives 1984 of street artist in Paris have chosen the day of the presidential election to invade an abandoned building in downtown Paris and present us the Imaginary Museum. 12 artists worked for 12 hours overnight in a complete illegal way. The abandoned building owned by  the electricity company EDF was invaded(…)

Street Art Tour of Paris

Street Art Tour of Paris 3

Last week I joined the Street Art Tour at the Belleville neighborhood promoted by the Alternative Paris, commanded by the journalist and enthusiastic of the world of street art Demian Smith. In a grey Saturday morning, our group walked around 3 hours at this creativity atmosphere, surrounded by the Parisian architecture, to discover great works as graffiti’s,(…)

Graffitis in Amsterdam Noord.

Graffitis in Amsterdam Noord. 1

Continuing my series of articles about Amsterdam, I will show some graffiti’s that I saw in Amsterdam Noord. Invited by the product designer Lex Poot, who has a studio there ( I will talk about him in my next post) we left downtown Amsterdam and took for free, btw a boat to NDSM Werf. The(…)

I Amsterdam!

I Amsterdam! 0

Lest weekend I spent a great time in Amsterdam. Now inspired by the flowers (specially by the tulips), the amazing infrastructure to bike, coffee shops, creative people and a lot of street art, I will start a series of articles about the forbidden city. Maybe you can think that I am exaggerating to say that a city(…)

Street art in Paris

Street art in Paris 2

While I am writing my last post about Prague, which I consider the most important, I decided to post some pictures that I have been collecting in those 3 months since I arrived in Paris. My first plan was to talk about each artist individually, but I just decided to show it as a collective because(…)

Lennon Wall – The power of graffiti  

Lennon Wall – The power of graffiti   0

One common wall in Prague has been called “Lennon Wall” since the beginning of 80′s, when some people started to make graffitis with John Lennon’s images and parts of Beatles songs. Lennon was a hero for the pacifist youth of Central and Eastern Europe during the totalitarian regime . Before 1989, when the government was communist, western pop music was forbidden(…)