Saving Paris from the Dogs

Few who have spent time in Paris have come away unmoved by the splendor of the city's architecture, the depth of its history, the vibrant color of its inner life. Fewer still are those who have explored the French capital without also stumbling across one of its less charming secrets: the ubiquitous dog excrement that turns many Parisian sidewalks into veritable minefields of shoe-defiling muck. But following the example of famous creators before him who drew inspiration from the picturesque details of Parisian life, a civic-minded artist has embraced the City of Light's blight by using selected piles of poop to...

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