Sunday, December 29, 2013

Dreaming of France -- Art is Everywhere


Please join this weekly meme. Grab a copy of the photo above and link back to An Accidental Blog. Share with the rest of us your passion for France. Did you read a good book set in France? See a movie? Take a photo in France? Have an adventure? Eat a fabulous meal or even just a pastry? Or if you're in France now, go ahead and lord it over the rest of us. We can take it
Here's a photo of a street sign in Montmartre that my daughter Grace took while touring the area with Linda from Frenchless in France.
The red sign with the white bar normally means "interdit" or "do not enter." The sign underneath that says "sauf" with the bicycle means except bicycles.
Someone has etched a person carrying the white bar. I love the way the figure looks as if it's struggling under the weight of the white bar.
I'm not sure how or why the artist or graffiti-ist did this, but I think it's awfully clever.
Hope you are all dreaming of France too. 


5 comments:

Esme said...

that is pretty funny.

Louise said...

That's a typical work by a street artist called Clet. You can do a google image search for his stuff, and even like him on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/CLET/108974755823172

Louise said...

I knew about him before we went last time, and was excited to find some of his work last visit too.

Paulita said...

Louise, Thanks for the background.

Leovi said...

Exquisite form in the new year !
Thank you very much ! A champagne toast and much happiness ! Happy 2014 ! Leovi .

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