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Chatting with Monsieur Chat at Paris graffiti show

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Monsieur Chat at the Arteum

Monsieur Chat at the Arteum

If you’ve ever spent time in Paris, are observant and like graffiti, then you won’t have failed to notice Monsieur Chat curled up on the sides of buildings and chimmey stacks across the French capital. The bright yellow smiling cat appears at a new exhibition in the city’s business district.

Thomas Vuille, alias Monsieur Chat, has been painting street art since he was 15 years old, amassing an incredible feline presence across Paris and other cities across the world. At one point Monsieur Chat purred at 80 different locations in Paris alone.

Mr Cat told RFI that around 20 per cent have been “deleted”, some propriétaires obviously not too happy about Vuille climbing across their rooftops to ink another acrylic cat. His new book M Chat provides a chronicle of his journey, illustrating Monsieur Chat’s pawprints around the planet.

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Written by Daniel Finnan

16 March 2010 at 16:46