The Tall Trees of Paris By Matt Wagner
In the third installment of the Tall Trees series, Matt Wagner chronicles 42 Parisian artists in The Tall Trees of Paris: 42 Independent Artists Share Their City and Their Work. The concept for The Tall Trees books is simple: artists from the titular city show readers their version of a city through art and words. Bilingual and presented in both French and English, the artwork in The Tall Trees of Paris ranges from painting to graphic art. Their work is shown alongside handwritten questionnaires detailing each of the artists’ favorite things about their neighborhood, painting an artistic panorama of the City of Light.
Artists include 2Shy, Alëxone, Alexandra Arango, Céline Artigau, Nicolas Barrome Forgues, Martes Bathori, Blek Le Rat, Agnes Boulloche, Broll & Prascida, Thierry Bruet, Ludovic Debeurme, Veronique Dorey, Dugudus, Elobo, Christelle Enault, Agnès Ernoult, Sébastien Féraut (Niark1), Christian Guemy (c215), HONET, Kerascoët, Koleo, Koralie, Eric Lacan (Monsieur Qui), Hubert de Lartigue, Jean Leblanc, Jean Lecointre, Lek & Sowat, Levalet, Nicolas Martin, Jean-Michel Ouvry, Tristan Pernet, Aurore Petit, Bruno Pontiroli, Francesca Protopapa (il Pistrice), Sebastien Preschoux, RERO, Jérémy Schneider, Supakitch, Sébastien Touache, TYRSA, Amandine Urruty, and Frédérique Vernillet.
224 pages | ISBN-13 978-0983491781 | Over 600 color images | Bilingual in French & English
What people are saying about this book
"Matt Wagner's portrait of Parisian artists is part showcase of their eclectic work, part insider's tour of the City of Lights." - The Toronto Star
About the Author
Matt Wagner, art director, owner and curator of Portland, Oregon’s Hellion Gallery is the author of The Tall Trees of Tokyo and The Tall Trees of Portland. Learning about the city’s rich art history sparked his passion for art early on in his career. In traveling to Paris and selecting the artists, he found proof that the city’s contemporary art scene is as full of talent as its past once was. Wagner lives and works in Portland, Oregon and curates art exhibitions in Tokyo, Mexico City, Portland, and Paris.