I saw this piece of street art during my 2008 trip to Paris not knowing the artist or what it even was about exactly. A few months ago, I looked over my Paris album again on my computer and came across this picture once more. I could find nothing distinct about it that would help me in tracing its origin until I noticed the repeated stencil of “Risque De Rêve” next to the stenciling of the boy. Looked it up on the internet and I discovered the French artist Jef Aerosol. http://www.flickr.com/people/jefaerosol/
It’s fascinating because he has these signature stencils he does all over the world. He just repeats those same figures in strange places. I think it’s genius!
Great Wall of China
The “flute player” is one of my favorites.
I think I like the “sitting boy” the best. I don’t know why.