27.1.14

"Seth"


You may have understood that I’m rather fascinated by street art. This post is about some paintings I found during a recent walk at the “Butte aux Cailles”. I found some more on my way to rue Mouffetard – and around. The complete wall (see also top picture) was painted last year, another official complete-wall-job of which we can find a lot in the 13th arrondissement (see e.g. a previous post). 






The artist is signing “Seth”, his real name is Julien Malland. You can read more about him here

There are certainly other works by ”Seth” to be found around e.g. at Belleville / Menilmontant, but I have to make another walk. In the meantime, here are some photos I already had from Parc de Belleville.


“Seth” seems to very active… writing, travelling, painting… Here are some other examples of his works, from India, Indonesia, Palestine, Senegal, Ukrania, Cambodia, Australia, Brazil, Peru… France, “stolen” from the net. 




10 comments:

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

Thanks for sharing Peter. Amazing, loving this works of ART!! Another reason to come back soon!!:-)

Starman said...

Love and hate.

Alain said...

C'est assez original, même si le grand mur fait un peu penser à Folon.

lyliane said...

Ces peintures là, j'aime, elles représentent au moins quelque chose.

Synne said...

He's really talented, and I like his often humorous and "meta" take on things!

Jeanie said...

I am fascinated by good street artists. In so many way they remind of me of Rick's son Greg -- a young and struggling artist of tremendous talent. He works in chalk -- an ephemeral media to be sure. How I wish he could visit Paris and see your Paris filled with art everywhere. Someday.

Seth may be my favorite of the street art you have highlighted, Peter. Thanks!

Paris Paul said...

Love it, love it, love it. I'm going to have to find dine of these! Thanks for the practical map!

Studio at the Farm said...

These are great, Peter! I especially like the ones of the little boy disappearing into walls, ceilings and whatnot. :)

Virginia said...

Thanks for this post Peter. I took one on Mouffetard and did not know the name of the artist. The top photo from Butte aux Cailles is wonderful. I hope they will leave it up till my next visit!
V

Bleeding Orange said...

J'adore ! Je suis une grande fanatique de street art. Lors de mon prochain séjour à Paris il faudra que je passe plus de temps dans le 13eme apparemment !
Il y a pas mal de collages à Montmartre également mais tu as déjà du y faire un tour je pense !