Rimbaud on a Parisian wall

Since 2012, you can read Arthur Rimbaud’s famous poem Le Bateau Ivre (The Drunken Boat) on a Parisian wall.

After six years of preparation, consultation, campaigning and fundraising, Dutch foundation TEGEN-BEELD from Leiden Continue reading

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Magic meridian medallions

On the 200th anniversary of his birth, the city of Paris held a contest to design a new Arago memorial. Arago (1786-1853), a famous French astronomer, scientist, humanist Continue reading

Categories 14th arrondissement, 18th arrondissement, 1st arrondissement, 2nd arrondissement, 6th arrondissement, 9th arrondissement, art, monuments | Tags | 5 Comments