Paris is the city of light, fashion, cuisine and art. In recent years, a thriving graffiti-art scene has taken shape here. Now the mayor of the 13th arrondissement intends to turn his district into an open-air Louvre.
As part of the Erdogan government's crackdown on dissidents, Zehra Dogan was sentenced to over two years in jail — for a watercolor. Now, iconic street artist Banksy is protesting her plight with a new mural.
France unveiled a spectacular overhaul of one of its beloved buildings Monday, driving a new pedestrian boulevard through the Grand Palais in Paris to link the Champs Elysees with the River Seine.
Street art is the ultimate form of democracy according to the curators of the new Museum for Urban Contemporary Art that has just opened in Berlin. But does street art belong in exhibition halls?
The engorged Seine River leveled out at a height of 5.8 meters in the French capital and is not expected to recede until Tuesday. Although Paris can now start cleaning up, towns downstream aren't in the clear yet.
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