Artist Retrospective: JR
March 22, 2022
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French artist JR has the largest art gallery in the world. Thanks to his photographic collage technique, he exhibits his work free of charge on the walls of the whole world – attracting the attention of those who do not usually go to museums. Currently, his most common method to create street art is through…
May 21, 2021
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PONE, the co-founder of La Fonky Family have recently collaborated with international contemporary artist JR for the artwork of “LISTEN AND DONATE” EP. LISTEN AND DONATE is a charity initiative, a chain of solidarity around PONE and his EP LISTEN AND DONATE. This EP includes two original tracks by PONE using Kate Bush samples, as…
JR Unveils Massive Outdoor Mural In Domino Park, His Largest To Date In Ny
February 10, 2020
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The Brooklyn Museum unveiled the renowned French artist JR’s new massive outdoor mural in Domino Park in Williamsburg. This the latest mural in a series of murals he has made cross Brooklyn in connection with his Brooklyn Museum exhibition, JR: Chronicles currently on view. For this mural, titled “The Chronicles of New York”, he photographed…
Rabi x JR in Los Angeles, California
June 4, 2019
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Our friend Rabi of Cyrcle just finished a gigantic collaboration with JR for Branded Arts Maya Angelou Mural Festival which just happened in Los Angeles, California. Part of JR’s Inside Out Project, the French artist create a large installation with hundreds of portraits that were taken at the school. Rabi from Cyrcle spent a few days…
Coverage – JR’s Solo Exhibition “Horizontal” @ Perrotin Gallery, NYC
July 25, 2018
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The one and only mysterious photographer we know as JR is back in NYC with a solo show at Perrotin Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.  As usual JR has transformed the space into his personal playground converting the gallery into a conduit for social change and awareness.  Using his trademark black and white photo…
JR unveils giant athletes in Rio De Janeiro
August 3, 2016
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In anticipation of the Olympic Games opening this week-end in Rio De Janeiro, French artist JR unveiled a series of giant installations. The first giant street art piece represents Sudanese athlete Mohamed Younes Idriss who lives and trains in cologne, germany. ‘He missed out on qualification for the 2016 rio olympics but he is there some…
Os Gemeos, JR & Mr Andre collaborate on a street piece in New York City
August 11, 2015
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After the Os Gemeos and JR collaboration last week, the duo has now added a third member to its line-up to create a new work on the streets of New York City.Working with the infamous Mr Andre, Os Gemeos and JR mixed their signature imagery to create an all-star combo piece which will sure please the…
JR brings a new mural to the streets of New York City, USA
August 7, 2015
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After a massive piece on the streets of Philadelphia a few days ago, JR and his crew are back in sunny New York City where they spent some time working on a large new mural.Using a picture of Lauren Lovette from the New York City ballet, the French artist created this beautiful artwork showing the…
Os Gemeos & JR collaborate on a new piece in New York City
August 6, 2015
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The Brazilian twins Os Gemeos just teamed up with JR for yet another new collaboration which just took place on the busy streets of New York City. After a few hours of work, the newly formed trio unveiled a great new piece which is showing some of Os Gemeos’ signature characters tagging and pasting up…
“Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora-Philadelphia” by JR in Philadelphia
July 30, 2015
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JR recently spent some time in Philadelphia where he was invited by the city’s Mural Arts Program to work his craft on the side of a enormous building.The French artist and his crew created  “Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora-Philadelphia”, a giant piece which is a picture of Ibrahim Shah, a Philadelphian who immigrated to the U.S. from Pakistan.…