A lazy eye might miss Paris’ vibrant street art scene, which has grown abundantly over the past decade. Matt Scott takes us on a tour of some of the city’s most notable tags.
Since 1986 Miss.tic has been spraying her characteristic black and white ladies across Paris, typically accompanied by a short comment - a play on words relating to the image.
Miss.tic's style has led her to appear not only in multiple exhibitions but also as the logo of a car rental firm and on a range of handbags and accessories
The invasion of Paris started in 1998 with a number of mosaic tiles inspired by the classic game. "Invaders" has now spread to 35 other cities.
Nemo is known for his male silhouettes which appear in various poses throughout Paris.
Not as famous
Not all graffiti will gain recognition.
Mosko have been spray painting their colourful animals on drab walls since the early '90s. The 19th and 20th Arrondissements are particularly popular with the artists.
The popularity of several artists have seen collaborations of the their works in many areas of the city.
Jerome Mesnager is one of the pioneers of Paris street art with his "stick menâ" that have been appearing in the city since 1983.
Paper figures and designs are now becoming popular among urban artists, replacing the traditional stencil and spray paint.
New masterpieces appear on the streets every week, so keep your eyes open next time you visit.