Walls, posters, wooden doors, you name it: Alexandre Farto aka Vhils will pry the urban surface open and make his mark. With acid, lasers, explosives or a powerdrill. Along with his three bearded and tattooed accomplices. “I create something by destroying it,” he says in a nutshell. So whilst passing through Paris earlier this summer for his first solo show at the Magda Danysz Gallery, the street artist went right ahead and carved his signature portraits into a few Parisian walls. With smashing results, as you can see: