black block

featuring: andre

since the early eighties the space outside the palais de tokyo is a meeting place for the parisian skater scene. at about 15.00 the palais starts getting lively. inside the museum of modern art, the black block street art shop displays its art in fridges. parisian shopkeeper and graffiti artist andré took the idea from his childhood memories in sweden, where andré got his food shopping from fridges in the local petrol station. black block specialises in obscure limited edition plastic figures from the states and japan. black block also offers plastic toys, posters and t-shirts by street art masters like kaws, obey, kubrick, keith haring and space invader (see paris episode 14). andré also sells his own work at the shop. mr. andré is a stickman character, which is known by everybody in paris. the big sellers are mr. andré election campaign posters and the mr. andré stuffed doll. andré also works for the womens label of tokyo cult designers bathing ape. black block is open from tuesday to sunday 11.00-20.00.

black block
palais de tokyo
13 avenue du president wilson


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