Meet the Banksy of Paris

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While the eyes of the high-brow graffiti art world are focused on New York City, sitting in wait until the world renown Banksy announces his next art piece, French artist Charles Leval, better known as Levalet, is staking his claim on the city of Paris. For two years, the wheat paste artist has been placing his incredibly detailed portraits throughout the city, each piece interacting with its surroundings in a creative way.

His work was recently featured on mymodernmet.com, who stated that the wheat pastings are so realistic and intricate that they will have viewers “reaching out to confirm that they are, in fact, looking at a drawing on a wall and not actually a real life person.” The article features a couple select pieces, but more can be seen on Levalet’s website.

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