Looked down on for years, street art is expanding all over the world and is now recognized as an art movement : there were the impressionists, the cubists, here are street artists ! Graffiti and street art are for everyone who wishes to see them. All you have to do is looking up!
We will discover many local and internationals artists such as Shepard Fairey alias Obey, Kasink, Da Cruz, Marko 93, Invader through various techniques used by graffiti and street artists : spray can, vinyl, bike, wood, mosaic…
This tour is an amazing opportunity to discover typical socially and ethnically diverse Parisian neighborhoods.
A BIT OF HISTORY : Street art is visible to and accessible by the general public. Thus it brings great exposure to the artists who express their point of view freely. We will run into strong and involve pieces, often reacting to current events. We will also discuss the codes and values of street art and graffiti to fully understand and appreciate the current movement and see the streets in a new way!
When it comes to street art, each country has its own specificities. Thus the tour will tackle the history of French street art through various neighborhoods and their development.
One of Street art fundamental aspects is its fleeting nature. Pieces and artists on the walls are constantly changing. That’s what makes each tour unique and based on what the artists will leave for you on the wall the night before.