NICE, A PIONEERING LAND FOR STREET ART
Did you know that the founding father of street art was from Nice? Often described as a humanist and a rebel, Ernest Pignon-Ernest distinguished himself for over 50 years with his compelling works.
Today, many creations highlight the diversity and richness of Nice’s graffiti artists. Like “Gaïa et ses papillons” [Gaia and her butterflies], the first street art graffiti created by the famous Otom.
Under the subway of the Allianz Riviera stadium, a wonderful tribute has been paid to the club OGC Nice by six famous artists. The other part guards a reminder of the Tour de France’s passage through the town.
Head for the Château de Crémat to discover the latest work by the excellent César Malfi. There, you’ll discover a large portrait of Nikaïa, the Greek nymph who gave her name to the town of Nice!
“The 109” is also a renowned spot for street art lovers, to be discovered during a guided tour! You’ve got it! In Nice, art turns up everywhere!