There is just so much about this piece by Jef Aerosol that I find inspiring. It tugs at me, though not quite like the little boy from yesterday, but it also makes me smile – laugh even – at the aptness of this work which epitmises so much of what i’ve seen and experienced during [...]
So I don’t know anything about Jef Aerosol (that’s the way a number of pieces are signed in this area of the Latin Quarter. But doesn’t this little boy tug at you. Even looking at a photo of the work I can’t help but be moved. I even took some friends from my french classes [...]
After it become very obvious that my accent is tres mal and I really need to word on my use of reflexive verbs, I finally collected my carte etudiante (student card) and headed off on a grand marche (big walk) towards the Pantheon. I walked past Jardin de Luxembourg and down into the 5th arrondisement. [...]
The street art of Paris is not limited to the open air, but rather the art extends even to the Metro stations. There are some famous ones and I’m hoping to visit some of the more famous stations to take some photos over the next couple of weeks, but right now I have some shots [...]
Paris is a feast for those interested in culture and the arts. After my post last week on Barbara Nicolosi’s chapter in For the Beauty of the Church, I’ve been thinking about Politics and art, and specifically Art which has a political aspect. My post on Transpositions this week is titled: Le Mur pour la [...]
The sculpture is entitled “L’heure pour tous” or “Time for all” in English, and is by Arman.The idea is that when you look at a clock on the side, you can not see the time! Except, of course, at the Gare Saint Lazare in Paris. I’m fascinated by the way that the birds have defecated [...]
On a corner near Rue Ramey in the 18th arrondisement – also known as Montmatre. The piece is signed Mosner*. This is the first in a series of posts with photos of street art in Paris. *If you have any information about the artist I’d appreciate if you would share.
So my first week has flown by and I wanted to share some of the highlights! Day 1: metro pass acquired, french placement task sat…and oral failed when I couldn’t remember french vocab and blurted out German…(?) oh, well, least i’ll learn it right, food found, feet hurt. I don’t think much beats the crunch [...]