Hopare by Stéphane Corréard

Translation of an essay published in Hopare, exh. cat., L’Atelier Richelieu (Paris), 2020, pp. 1-5.

This performative dimension of painting has remained particularly strong in urban art. Members of the crew and other rival gangs, neighbours, passers-by, and even, ultimately, the police and street cleaners who are charged to eradicate these wild frescoes, are all ruthless critics.

Stéphane Corréard, “Hopare: Guided Tour”, in Hopare, exh. cat., L’Atelier Richelieu (Paris), 2020, p. 4.
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