Street Art in Paris

The world’s first global art fair

Street Art is huge in Paris. Adorning walls all over the city with their unique creations, Graffiti Artists here in Paris, are almost reaching Pop Star status! Their signature styles and underground art work have created a platform for them to spring-board onto the global stage, finally receiving recognition for their work and an increased, as well as adoring fan base.

Street Art Paris

Speedy Graphito

This year for the first time, their work can be seen in a more conventional setting. La Carreau du Temple in the Marais district, is hosting an International Urban Art Fair in Paris- the first of its kind, on April 22nd. The Exhibition will last for three days and all the stars of the urban art scene will be present.

Street Art Paris

The London Police

In addition to exhibiting art work from galleries across Europe, the event will include lectures, presentations and more. You will see  Art Work from Banksy, The London Police and Nick Walker plus the infamous and legendary creations of artists like Toxic aka Torrick Ablack and Andrea Pizzi.

Street Art Paris

Nick Walker

If you go, you”ll get the chance to enjoy a guided tour by Des Mots Des Arts and see a screening of Girl Power – a film about female global Graffiti artists.

If you are an art lover, you should check this out and if your kids love art you should take them. Go onto the Urban Art Fair website for more information.

Blek Le Rat

Blek Le Rat

If you want to know more about Graffiti in this town, try the My Paris Street Art app which helps to give you the inside info on art that you stumble across as well as provide a guide of where to find some of the best in the city. You can also share any new discoveries.

If you get the chance to go, have a fabulous time and don’t forget to book your tickets in advance to avoid the long queues.

The International Urban Art Fair, April 22nd – April 24th. 11am – 8pm. La Carreau du Temple, 4 Rue Eugène Spuller, 75003 Paris

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