Lois Reynolds Mead

Art and a pink monkeyflower in a native plant garden…

From mystic to Fairey…

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After the morning in Parc Montsouris, we explored more of the 13th Arrondissement getting a peak at the Eglise de Sainte-Anne de la Butte aux-Cailles.

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and then we found lunch at Chez Gladines (30 Rue des 5 Diamonts…Basque, family-style, large portions, inexpensive)

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A street of stencil street art and poems. Translated for you by Terry, forty years rusty and maybe not totally aware of French nuance, but making his best stab at it.

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With love, time passes quickly.
With time,it happens less often.

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Time is a serial that deceives (pulls you in).

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Better than nothing is not enough.

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One man can be hiding another.

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Watch out for the bomb.

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Poetry is an extreme sport.
The artist of the above work is Miss.Tic.
Jeff Aerosol claims “music softens walls.”

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Some African Savanah creatures from Mosko et Associes.

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A whole street of art…street art is respected in Paris and officially added to each year.

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A half a block away, a park that prompts research into who was Brassai? The answer…a photographer between the Wars, known for his “Paris at night” series. A new photographer to love.

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Leading off of that, the best little rue ever…rue Eugene Atget! I have previously posted about his work.

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We were making our way to Place d’Italie and next walked through a larger park, Square Rene-le-Gall, that had a building decorated with mosaics made from interesting natural materials.

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The eyes of the owl have it!

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A two station Metro ride to the most vivid and vibrant park on the trip. It still makes me hum as it did on the day I walked through it…I miss you Louis but they remember you in Paris!

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I truly want one of those arching arbors.
The finale of the day was some really big-time street art done with stencils on the sides of multi- storied buildings. First by Janaundjs…

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Then the reason for this day’s trek…Shepard Fairey’s new mural…our day’s work, well done!

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20121130-082626.jpg Here is a nice video of how he does the stencilling.

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