French street artist Miss. Tic dies aged 66


The influential French street artist Miss. Tic has died in Paris aged 66, her family has announced. In a short statement her family said the artist, whose real name was Radhia Novat, passed away on Sunday after suffering from an unspecified illness. Miss. Tic is seen as one of the pioneers of stencil art and her graffiti of enigmatic female figures became a common sight in Paris. She was briefly arrested in 1997 on charges of defacing public property. But her works came to be shown in galleries in France and abroad. She also collaborated with the fashion brands Kenzo and Louis Vuitton.(BBC)…[+]