Snap­shot: 19th-cen­tury Loiret château gets rain­bow pop-art makeover

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The château of La Valette de Pres­signy-les-pins served as a blank can­vas to Span­ish artist Okuda San Miguel who re­painted the façade with vi­brant colours for the La­bel Valette street art fes­ti­val be­ing held there in early Septem­ber. The pro­ject, cu­rated by By Night Gallery in Paris and Ink & Move­ment, gave free range to Okuda, whose grow­ing rep­u­ta­tion world­wide has made him one of the lead­ing fig­ures in pop sur­re­al­ism. The artist painted two sym­met­ri­cally placed skulls and high­lighted the château’s ar­chi­tec­tural fea­tures such as the round arches or the top ‘ lu­carnes’ (dormer) win­dows. ur­ba­

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