In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, France, many people across the globe are coming together in support of the French people affected by this tragedy. Paris is an historic cultural center of the world, particularly in the Arts. Many great artists have come from Paris, and the city continues to inspire artists today. Below find a selection of works that pay homage to the City of Light and of Love.
The Pont des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris that crosses the River Seine. Pont des Arts is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Paris.
Pont des Arts by Fikry Botros $420 on Zatista.com
Rue Chappe is a street located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. It is named after the French engineer who invented the first telegraph: Claude Chappe.
Rue Chappe, Paris by Keith Gerling $700 on Zatista.com
The Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognizable structures in France. It was built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair and named after its designer, the engineer Gustave Eiffel.
Eiffel Tower by Jacquelyn Sloane Siklos $97 on Zatista.com
Notre Dame is a Catholic cathedral that stands on the Cite Island in the Seine River. The many famous gargoyles on the roof serve as drainpipes. Each grotesque figure has a passageway inside that carries rainwater from the roof and out through the gargoyle’s mouth.
Gargoyle Atop Notre Dame by James Conley $370 on Zatista.com
Lilies are the flower of France and the inspiration for the ‘fleur-de-lis’ symbol.
Purple Lilies by Frank DeSantis $530 on Zatista.com
Woman Following Newspaper Blowing In Paris Wind by Warren Keating $550 on Zatista.com
That’s The Way It Is by Kevin Brewerton $2,255 on Zatista.com