Mise à jour le 2020-07-13
This walk on Street Art in the 13th arrondissement will give you the chance to discover a neighbourhood undergoing a full transformation, thanks to its monumental frescos created by worldwide renowned artists.
Street Art, or Urban Art, is an artistic movement born in the 1960s that brings together all forms of art created in public places. Ephemeral art, sometimes committed, sees the artists who uphold it use diverse techniques such as stencils, graffiti or even billposting. It can be seen in certain capital cities such as Berlin, and it has been gradually developing over the years in Paris, supported by public authorities.
Enjoy the different works which have recently flourished along line 6. This all comes from a willingness of the public authorities and the 13th arrondissement mayor who wants to promote Street Art along the buildings in this area. These creations have been carried out by groups of artists who are internationally well-known.
Discover of these colored frescoes, during a walk in this little tourist arrondissement, and also story of their creations, the different crafting techniques everything with interesting anecdotes.
Give free rein to your imagination about the various possible interpretations, and especially, don’t forget to keep your eyes on the sky to admire them!
What you get from this experience:
- Discover the new centre of Parisian Street Art
- Monumental frescos that enhance the neighbourhood
- Explore the 13th arrondissement in a new light