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Old 06-18-2017, 10:27 PM   #1
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June 19th, 2017: French Phony

France is heavily dependant on tourism. Of course there are a few spots like Paris with it’s Eiffel Tower, Côte d'Azur with it’s
beaches, and Corsica with it’s Corsican Brothers, get the lion's share. Some other places are attempting to get a piece of the
Silk Chocolate Pie by creating their own centerpiece attraction.

A master of trompe l’oeil, since the 1970s, P. Commecy and his A.FRESCO studio have been using ugly façades of France as their
canvas. With a working with a team of around 30 muralists, he breathes life into local eyesores with tremendous detail,
commissioned by townships, businesses or rich people.

♫ If there's something strange in you neighborhood
♪ Who you gonna call? (A.FRESCO)
♫ If there's something weird
.. And it don't look good
♪ Who you gonna call? (A.FRESCO)

Everything is interesting... look closer.
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Old 06-19-2017, 01:46 AM   #2
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I saw some of those in Lyon. They are mind-blowing.
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Old 06-23-2017, 12:32 PM   #3
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I love seeing those. There are plenty dotted around America too. Philly has quite a few IIRC. I sometimes see them but don't have a "before" pic to compare. Anything to cover boring, blighted walls is an improvement.
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Old 06-28-2017, 12:31 AM   #4
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They're really wonderful!

So cool.
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