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Selim Varol “At Home I’m A Tourist” @ CAC Málaga

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2013
“At Home I’m A Tourist” is the name of a new, massive exhibition at the Contemporary Art Center of Málaga, as well as the way Turkish-born German collector Selim Varol must feel in his own residence. Consisting of over 15,000 works,...

View All of JR’s Works in Beautiful Retina Glory on Your iPad

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2013
Claiming the world as his personal gallery and studio space, French contemporary artist JR freely exhibits his inspiring work throughout the streets of the world, grabbing the average citizen’s attention instead of the typical museum goer. From...

JR x Bagua Exclusive Footwear

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 7, 2013
Renowned contemporary artist JR and shoemakers Bagua have teamed up to release an exclusive pair of shoes. The slip-on shoes, which carry a distinctly Eastern silhouette with their sloping shape and merged tongue formed by deep curves in the upper, f...

NOWNESS: JR Discusses His Art Projects

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 31, 2013
Filmmaker Matt Black’s latest in-depth documentary portrait comes on assignment for NOWNESS and focuses on the worldwide acclaim artist JR has received for his global photo project. Having grown up in the suburbs of Paris, JR first began his foray in...

JR x André @ Basel Week Miami 2012

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 10, 2012
Prominent French street artists JR and André joined forces this year at Basel Week Miami 2012. The outcome was an alluring collaborative piece which saw a merging of JR’s photographic eye complemented by André’s distinguished stick figure...

JR and Jose Parla: Wrinkles of the City, Havana, Cuba Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 16, 2012
JR and Jose Parla: Wrinkles of the City, Havana Cuba is a book that provides an in-depth examination of the creative process behind the first collaboration between the two storied artists that culminated in a series of outdoor murals for the Havana b...

JR “I Am a Man” Mural in Washington, D.C.

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 22, 2012
For his Unframed Project where he manipulates the context of archival images, photographer JR presents a look at his “I Am a Man” mural in Washington, D.C. In this piece, the French activist brings to life a photo of Ernest Withers during the 1968 Me...

JR “The Wrinkles of the City” Los Angeles Behind-the-Scenes

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
Earlier this year, acclaimed street artist JR canvassed Los Angeles with large-scale, black and white portraits taken in low-income urban areas. Adding “wrinkles” in the smooth veneer of LA’s glamorous facade, the recent TED award-w...

JR “PATTERN” Hong Kong @ Galerie Perrotin

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2012
French artist and photographer JR has built an incredible reputation through art and philanthropy. Spanning the world over in his exploits, JR’s latest stop takes him to Hong Kong with a recent exhibition opening at Galerie Perrotin. Much of JR...

JR Launches His “INSIDE OUT” Project in Hong Kong

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2012
Bringing his unique “INSIDE OUT” project to the city of Hong Kong, French artist JR today unveil an impressive 16 large-scale black and white portraits of Hong Kong city dwellers within the Central district of the metropolis. The massive...

NBA and Soccer Stars Join Steve Nash’s 2012 “SHOWDOWN IN CHINATOWN”

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2012
The fifth annual Steve Nash Foundation SHOWDOWN IN CHINATOWN took place on June 27, 2012 at Sarah D. Roosevelt Park in New York City as part of the NBA superstars humanitarian work that blends his love for soccer with some of his most notable sportsm...

“Art & Toys” – The Collection of Selim Varol @ Collectors Room Berlin

DesignComments ⋅ May 25, 2012
Presented at Collectors Room Berlin, “Art & Toys” showcases an amassed collection of over 15,000 characters from Selim Varol – making it one of the largest toy collections in all of Europe. In addition, the exhibition is home t...

TED Talks: JR – One Year of Turning the World Inside Out

ArtsComments ⋅ May 20, 2012
Following his 2011 TED Prize wish to “show the world its true face,” street artist JR takes the stage to highlight how the Inside Out Project initiative has begun to drastically catch on in every corner of the globe. The project aims at e...

JR x Jose Parla “The Wrinkles Of The City” Cuba Project

ArtsComments ⋅ May 9, 2012
Notable artists JR and Jose Parla continue their work together with “The Wrinkles Of The City” project in Havana, Cuba. Known for seamlessly blending their signature styles – turning photography and murals into a singular piece of b...

JR x Jose Parla For the Havana Biennial Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ May 7, 2012
In a few short days, the 2012 Havana Biennial will engage in some lively debate and artistic showcases as part of a month long event. With the tone set by the current modification of the artistic landscape and the subsequent relationship between visu...