MATURE FLÂNEUR

In Paris’ 13th: A Bastion of Rebel Art in a Land of Glass and Steel

Vive la resistance of Les Frigos!

Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters
Published in
10 min readMar 26, 2024

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From the inner walls of Les Frigos, with the Frigos building depicted on the far left. All photos by Tim Ward

There are two kinds of art one encounters in Paris. First, the sanctioned art of museums, galleries and special exhibits in public spaces. But then there is unsanctioned art, the art of the street, painted covertly on the sides of buildings, on…

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Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters

Author, communications expert and publisher of Changemakers Books, Tim is now a full time Mature Flaneur, wandering Europe with Teresa, his beloved wife.