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Interview with Mantra

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On October 7th, Catherine Coudert and Galerie Saint Laurent presented ‘Matière Noire’, international street artist Gonzalo Borondo’s biggest exhibition to date. The opening brought hundreds of visitors to the heart of Marseille’s famous antique Marché aux Puces, one of the largest markets in Europe. Curated by Carmen Main, the show is co-produced by Gonzalo Borondo …

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Paris is an archaic city filled with breathtaking architecture and monuments. About an hour outside the city center in Grand Paris Sud, you’ll also uncover a stunning array of vastly growing street-art. Developed in 2015 by the Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart conurbation, the Wall Street Art Festival has become an annual event that celebrates modern …

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French artist Hopare‘s new mural is one of a kind! On the occasion of the Festival Street Art on the Roc, Hopare painted for the first time directly on a rock of a former quarry located in Villars-Fontaine. Hopare’s huge creation pays tribute to the French region Burgundy in a sensual way. About the mural …

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A couple of weeks ago, Italian artist and gay rights activist MP5 was in Roubaix, France invited to participate of  La CONDITION PUBLIQUE project in occasion of the “STREET GENERATION (S)”festival organized in collaboration with the “Latitude Contemporaines” festival. About The Mural Titled Bright Room, MP5’s new mural is according to the artist a LGBTQI related work, a …

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As part of the Wall Street Art festival in Grand Paris Sud, Hendrik Beikirch aka ECB has just finished a 25 Meters (82′) high mural in the city of Evry, the main commune of Grand Paris Sud, in the Pyramids district. About The Mural After his project “Tracing Morocco” with Moroccans, Hendrik BEIKRICH begins a new …

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English born, Berlin based artist David Walker completed a beautiful mural last month in Lieusaint, south of Paris. This is the first mural of an ongoing project called Wall Street Art, with Gautier Jourdain as the artistic director, who is also the artistic director of LE MUR Oberkampf and the co-founder of  Galerie Mathgoth. About the …

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Shortly after painting two large murals in South Africa, Spanish artist Dourone accompanied by the artist Elodielool chose the city of Mulhouse (East France) for the realization of their largest mural painted in France. About the Mural Entitled “Même Composition Même Beauté” (Same Composition Same Beauty), this mural is 38 meters high and 12 meters …

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Born in Metz (France) in 1987, Mantra is a self-taught street artist that has been painting in the streets since 2008. He grew up between the noise of the city and the whispers of the surrounding countryside. In his paintings and street canvases, the Artist pays tribute to his childhood heroes (butterflies, owls, spiders, birds…) in a …

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On February 4, Dodo Ose, a French artist based in Montreal (Canada) and a member of the collective A’Shop, painted the famous Le MUR Oberkampf in Paris for its 227th edition. About The Mural  On a usual black background, Dodo Ose painted a light and hazy layer of red and blue. Then he added a fragmented …

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Last year French artist Ernest Pignon-Ernest organized an exhibition at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Arts in Nice, his hometown in sunny South of France. The exhibition ended January 8th. About The Artist Ernest Pignon-Ernest is recognized as a street art pioneer in France. Born in 1942, the artist who currently lives and works in …

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Le Bien Commun

The Bordeaux based, French artist Rouge painted a mural on a Library Facade in the neighborhood of the Grand Parc in Bordeaux. Entitled “Le Bien Commun” (The Common Good), the mural took from September to November to complete. The project was curated by Pôle Magnetic, with the support of Drac Nouvelle-Aquitaine, in collaboration with MC2A, The Bordeaux Libraries, …

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Recently, French crew Monkey Bird and Mexican artist Said Dokins met in France, in the charming city of Bordeaux, for an extraordinary collaboration. They have amazed us with their common creation entitled ‘The Secret Message’. About the mural The 300m2 mural, created for #Correspondances and organized by Pole Magnetic Street Art Bordeaux, clearly sets us …

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