Shamefully I have been back from Paris for a few weeks now but haven’t really found the time to sit down and actually write about the experiences whilst in my favourite city. I have been many times over the past few years so I won’t dribble on about how tall the Eiffel Tower is or … Continue reading After Charlie Hebdo
So my graffiti week has come to a close. I've given you all a glimpse into the beautiful and illegal art form. Now I want to hear or see your favourite pieces of graffiti, from a slogan scribbled on a bathroom door to billboard sized extravaganzas. For my next few posts I will be going … Continue reading Art on the Streets of Paris #7
“Despite what they say graffiti is not the lowest form of art. Although you might have to creep about at night and lie to your mum it’s actually one of the more honest art forms available. There is no elitism of hype, it exhibits on the best walls a town has to offer and nobody … Continue reading Art on the Streets of Paris #2
Whose to say what art is? If it doesn't hang in the Louvre or have tour groups clicking at it, then is it not art? Away from the queues, the hoards of people and entry fees there lies the beauty of the street. Free beauty, true art. Graffiti, it divides people, cities and societies, with … Continue reading Art on the Streets of Paris #1
Look up every once in a while. You never know what you might be missing. Because, let's be honest, your feet are pretty dull.