Sunday, November 18, 2007

Caught in the act


At last! I managed to catch one of those guys who pollute the walls of our cities with their graffiti! Just kidding... In fact this is not a real graffito but a piece of art "commissioned" by the organizers of "La journée du bonheur" (happiness day) on the occasion of a happiness gathering that took place today by the Seine and that I witnessed. Cool idea!

14 comments:

  1. This is amazing graffiti art - I love the color combo! I also love the idea of Happiness Day. Thanks for the link - I enjoyed looking at the "goodies" section.

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  2. Nice bluff but the white overalls were a giveaway. Great colors!

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  3. Love the colors! good shot!!

    (Tomate Farcie who can't log in for some reason)

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  4. Man facing wall.. at first glance I thought you had sneaked up on someone taking a leak. Quite daring, I thought, until I realized he was not taking a leak, but painting a graffiti...

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  5. Happiness Day. Ok, I like that. Tomorrow, Sunday, I will have an asperagus frittata for lunch and see a Georgia O'Keefe exhibit. (She did not use spray cans, however.)

    By the way, I didn't get the stay at the Paris Hilton. It was a good deal--the winning bid was $3500 for round trip air for two and three nights at the Hilton. However, for that much money I think I can stay a week, and unfortunately, it's still only me. If I knew those Chanel No. 5 legs, I might have bid higher!

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  6. Eric , the bad thing with you blog is that it always shows us what we've missed !! you should do an agenda so we know what's going on in Paris :)

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  7. The difference from art and graffiti escapes me.The graffiti on the coliseum walls in Rome became our cursive alphabet over time.

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  8. Jeff "If I knew those Chanel No. 5 legs, I might have bid higher!" LOLL

    LOL Karine, well you know, I live here, so of course, I hear about a few things!

    Interesting Abraham. You're right. But still, I don't like it when I find out there are graffiti on my entrance door...

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  9. Eric, I live here too !! :) but I still miss some good events ...

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  10. La photo est super comme d'habitude. Je suis très tolérante et je ne ferais jamais rien pour empêcher ce type d'art de fleurir sur nos murs mais franchement je n'aime pas du tout ça. Je pense qu'on peut difficilement comparer les graffiti de Rome et ceux qui nous envahissent maintenant.

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  11. hi ! I know theses guys, I was there and they are really good, if you want to contact them, let me know.
    To see more photos, go to the flickr page :
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/journeedubonheur/sets/72157603240026227/show/

    By the way, don't forget to sign the manifest to obtain an official happyness day, well a funny idea...

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