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Brazil’s L7Matrix in Grand Paris Sud for “Wall Street Art Festival”

Brazil’s L7Matrix in Grand Paris Sud for “Wall Street Art Festival”

“Not all people like Street Art and not everyone likes Mickey Mouse!” said street artist L7Matrix on his Instagram earlier this year, which may explain his collections of birds, tigers, even jellyfish realistically rendered, then exploded in colorful abstract.

L7Matrix. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud. Evry, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

His signature style is typically aviary and it has taken him from Berlin to Brooklyn to LA to Talinn to Paris to the Twitter office in his native Brazil to complete his attractive mural making for clients and festivals.

Here we have his latest fresco completed as part of the Wall Street Art festival in Grand Paris Sud. Organizer Gaultier Jourdain tells us that this is the first urban fresco completed in this southern French town of Moissy-Cramayel.

L7Matrix. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud. Evry, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

“He chose a bird from the region,” Gaultier tells us. “The Bergeronnette (wagtail) is a small bird whose plumage is always grey, black and white.”

Of course he expanded the color palette, and now the name of this piece is called “La Bergeronnette Colorée”.

L7Matrix. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud. Evry, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
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ZMOGK has “Butterflies” in Lieusaint: Wall Street Art Festival

ZMOGK has “Butterflies” in Lieusaint: Wall Street Art Festival

Moscovite graffiti artist/muralist Konstantin Danilov, aka ZMOGK, is our third in a row from the French “Wall Street Art Festival” this summer. A late 90s graffiti artist working primarily with the letter form, ZMOGK has deconstructed it and pushed it through a prism or two, now nearly entirely abstract. Look closely at the finished walls below and you may see why he has titled this one, “Butterflies”

ZMOGK. Butterflie. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. SLieusaint, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

One of the few Russian graffiti/Street Artists that you hear of outside of his mother country, he has participated in a number of Street Art festivals and jams in the last few years. On this commercially owned housing complex in this relatively small town of 13,000 named Lieusaint, the artist channeled his emotions, organizers say, bringing vibrant dynamic colors in a rather chaotic composition.

ZMOGK. “Butterflies”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. SLieusaint, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

A press release says that his “first approach is based on intuition and the subconscious mind. This corresponds to the initial phase of working on a radically free canvas, when he closes the logical and rational mind and lets his hand draw the lines while focusing on his feelings.”

ZMOGK. “Butterflies”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Lieusaint, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
ZMOGK. “Butterflies”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. SLieusaint, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

The Wall Street Art festival is organized by Grand Paris Sud, Gautier Jourdain, and Galerie Mathgoth in Paris.


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James Reka at French “Wall Street Art Festival”

James Reka at French “Wall Street Art Festival”

Second in the summer series of walls from the south Paris “Wall Street Festival” is this decorative design work by the English-Australian-Berlinian James REKA. Completed during the recent brutal heat wave you can see some mind melting taking place on the exterior of a city media library in Savigny-Le-Temple.

REKA. “Mother Nature”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Savigny-Le-Temple, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

Structured, animated, and entirely with cans, this treatment has become the expected output from the now Berlin-based artist, bubbly waves of energy that regale the façade. A former graffiti writer Reka and commercial graphic designer of logos and corporate branding, the artist now shows canvasses with galleries and brings his organically inspired forms from outside inside.

REKA. “Mother Nature”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Savigny-Le-Temple, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
REKA. “Mother Nature”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Savigny-Le-Temple, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
REKA. “Mother Nature”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Savigny-Le-Temple, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

The Wall Street Art festival is organized by Grand Paris Sud, Gautier Jourdain, and Galerie Mathgoth in Paris.


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Belin and “Laurita” in Évry-Courcouronnes for the Wall Street Art Festival

Belin and “Laurita” in Évry-Courcouronnes for the Wall Street Art Festival

The 2019 edition of Gautier Jourdain’s “Wall Street Festival” across 24 cities of Grand Paris Sud has begun this summer with 3 frescoes that will go up before the fabulous European summer holiday period.

Belin. “Laurita”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Evry-Courcouronnes, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
Belin. “Laurita”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Evry-Courcouronnes, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

Spanish Artist BELIN is the first to start the festivities, with his curious re-proportioning of the human form that looks oddly normal. The features are accurate, even hyper realistic. But BELIN consults his own photography, forces the perspectives, and skillfully juxtaposes a truly new form on this wall in Évry-Courcouronnes with surreally fun results.

He’s calling her “Laurita”.

Belin. “Laurita”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Evry-Courcouronnes, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
Belin. “Laurita”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Evry-Courcouronnes, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)
Belin. “Laurita”. Wall Street Art Festival of Grand Paris Sud 2019. Evry-Courcouronnes, France. (photo © Mathgoth Gallery)

The Wall Street Art festival is organized by Grand Paris Sud, Gautier Jourdain, and Galerie Mathgoth in Paris. Upcoming autumn artists include L7m (Brazil), Andrea Ravo Mattoni (Italy), and Jace (France).

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