Apr 052011
 

Yes, the museums are full of art and so are the streets.  A small street ensemble that seems to play frequently near the Palais Royale.  They sell CD’s and take donations, and usually draw a crowd with their classical music.

Looking up from a stoplight, I noticed what looked like the work of street artist Space Invader.  If you saw “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” you already know his work:

I don’t think Chanel appreciates street art at least on their buildings.  Here is the graffiti on a construction barrier on the Rue Montaigne in mid-March:

Same one, all clean, later:

Some antique store windows, across from the Louvre:

These are quite clearly hundreds of years old.  Another:

I loved this fan:

Crafts, crafts everywhere:

Cool antique scissors:

I’m 99.9% sure that a Gossip Girl scene was filmed at this cafe near the Seine:

Window detail:

I’ll be heading home in a bit, so I may not be around to approve comments for a while.  I have some posts ready to load in my absence.  Thanks for reading about my Paris adventures, I’ve enjoyed your emails and comments along the way!

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  4 Responses to “In Paris, Art is Everywhere”

  1. Have a nice trip home! I love you Paris entries. You should travel more ;)

  2. I loved your Paris posts. I’m leaving for Paris in a week and you’ve totally gotten me in the mood :)

  3. Sorry to hear your trip is winding down, Amy. I loved every Paris post you’ve done. Thanks so much for thinking of us!

  4. On the picture of the cafe near the Seine, your ‘Cafe Makeup’ logo was so perfectly placed, I did a double-take, momentarily thinking that you had found a cafe (which sold makeup?) with the same name as your blog!

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