Space Invader in Saint Germain-des-Pres, Paris 4

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We’ve been in France for the better part of the last two weeks, so there’s been a bit of a hiatus here at the Global Graphica site. But we’re back with a vengeance and loads of new images of street art and graf and more from France. We took these shots while wandering around neighborhoods in the centers of Paris and Dijon.

The work and moniker of street artist Space Invader is inspired by the 1980’s Japanese arcade video game sensation “Space Invaders.” The artist’s mosaics are large renderings of the digitally pixelated alien from the video game, and the tile-works come in various sizes and colors. We found this example of Space Invader in the trendy and gallery-filled Saint Germain-des-Pres neighborhood of Paris, which like many central nabes in the French capital is made up of expensive residential and commercial real estate.

Ivan Corsa Photo