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How'd they do it?

Ladder? Repelling from a helicopter? Stilts? Or did the graffiti artist live above the cafe and hang out the window?


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Anonymous

I vote helicopter!!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by wallphotos

I'm voting for the artist living there n he hang out to do it. A thought provoking shot.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by GirlRural.com

I'm guessing ladder though you'd think someone would notice. I'm always amazed as I see tons of graffiti over freeway overpasses here in LA. I imagine they hang backwards or?

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Louise

They got into the rooms upstairs somehow and reached out. Or they climbed up the pole and scaled it at 2 in the morning. But yes – WHY??? I guess everyone wants to be Banksy, but they could even attempt to make it look nice, surely? :/

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by chocolato

I always wonder the same…By the way, there is a street art movement that does amazing "graffiti" with small tiles. When I went to Paris last summer, my friend told me about it, she was very excited. Have you spotted some of those?

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Linda Carswell

I am not so interested as 'how' do they do it….but WHY???? do they do it!!!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Purplebears

The curve of each section suggests to me that they used a ladder and spray painted from the same position. Although…it is at window height, too.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Susan

I have to admit, graffiti doesn't always upset me, as I do recognize it as an urban art form, but this one bums me out. First of all, it's in my beloved Paris. Second, it's on a gorgeous historic building. In Paris-where almost everything is historic & beautiful. Bummer.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Debby

Oh, what idiots. It makes me so mad that they would ruin a beautiful building. Tt does seem impossible that they could have reached that high! xo

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Susan – Agree!

This was our daily place for coffee when we lived on Rue St. Paul. It's right at the end of the street across from Miss Manon. Really bummed me out too.

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