Cyrille Gouyette: Street Art in the Context of Art History

La Gazette Drouot
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Cyrille Gouyette Street Art in the Context of Art History1

Cyrille Gouyette, project officer at the Musée du Louvre, exhibition curator and artistic advisor for the M.U.R. Bastille, wears several hats and builds bridges between classical and street art. © PHOTO DAVID MORELLO How would you define street art in 2022? That's hard to say, as it takes so many forms. The way in which I would best identify street art is the importance of its relationship to outdoor space, to architecture, to the street, in cities and the countryside alike, regardless of any technical aspects—spray paint, stencils, collage and so on—though this does not preclude a logical connection with

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