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JR “Inside Out” New York

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2011
In an effort to raise awareness about the plight of the Dakota Native American tribes, and in a continuation of his “Inside Out” project, French street artist JR has just posted a brand new piece on New York City’s famed Bowery...

JR “Photo Booth” Paris

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 2, 2011
“Photo Booth” is a newly opened interactive space from photographer/artist JR, situated within the George Pomdiou Museum in Paris. Featuring a full scale printing facility, “Photo Booth” allows the public to create their o...

The Wrinkles of the City Shanghai by JR

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 29, 2011
Throughout the last few years, French street artist JR has made huge strides from a humanitarian perspective. Bringing a voice to those who otherwise would go neglected and unseen, his latest work is portrayed in the book The Wrinkles of the City...

HIDDEN CHAMPION Issue #20 featuring JR

CultureComments ⋅ Mar 23, 2011
For Issue #20, Japanese mix culture magazine HIDDEN CHAMPION, which has been profiling various artists and athletes for the past eight years, is featuring JR – the French artist known for “communicating with the world by utilizing photo, pa...

JR’s “Inside Out” Project in Tunisia

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2011
Making good on his TED Conference wish, French street artist JR is using his craft to make a difference in the world with his “Inside Out” project. Encouraging people from around the globe to send in photos of themselves, JR has print...

JR @ TED 2011

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 7, 2011
JR, a semi-anonymous French street artist, uses his camera to show the world its true face by pasting photos of the human face across massive canvases. At TED 2011, he makes his audacious TED Prize wish: to use art to turn the world inside out....

TED: JR & The INSIDE OUT Project Interview

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 5, 2011
An artist that can truly do no wrong, France’s JR has lived the past year in a true whirlwind of accomplishments. His long-reaching work has spanned the world in hopes of bringing to light the injustice and difficulties faced by the margina...

JR “Wrinkles in the City” at Bristol Hotel “Westsiiiiiiiide”

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2011
Following a slew of murals going up across Los Angeles as part of the massive “Wrinkles in the City” initiative by artist TED, his latest mural takes a slightly different stance. Once omnipresent through hip-hop videos all around, the...

JR “Wrinkles in the City” at Angel City Brewery

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 22, 2011
Over the last few days, French artist JR has been making his mark throughout Los Angeles for his “Wrinkles in the City” campaign. Thanks to Jetset Graffiti, we get a greater perspective and scope of the project as they share some new...

JR in Los Angeles

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 18, 2011
Taking a similar path to Banksy in recent days, 2011 TED winner and French artist JR has also made his mark on the City of Angels. His recent work is associated once again with his signature real-life depictions in larger-than-life proportions. T...

JR “The Wrinkles of the City” Shanghai 2010 Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 10, 2011
French street artist JR has taken his act throughout the world in some of the world’s most visible campaigns. Bringing to light the strength, importance and empowerment of women globally, his iconic large scale wheat-pasted posters took to...

JR “Women Are Heroes” Trailer

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 2, 2011
Offered above is a look into the trailer for Women Are Heroes, a new film from multifaceted French creative JR – hands down one of the most prominent street artists of the past year. Following his usual social undertones, the film takes us into t...

Concrete Messages: Street Art on the Israeli – Palestinian Separation Barrier

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 30, 2010
The separation barrier draws the strict boundary between Israel and the Palestinian West Bank. Zia Krohn and Joyce Lagerweij’s book “Concrete Messages” combines interviews with both local and well-known artists, with pictures of their works on th...

JR in Grottaglie

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 5, 2010
JR makes an appearance in Grottaglie, Italy, just days away from the 2010 Fame Festival. Pasting up a piece from his latest series of works, “Unframed”, the artist/photographer continues his super-sized steez, having become widely rec...

“Viva La Revolucion” Exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 20, 2010
A few days ago, we offered a glimpse into some side-work by Os Gemoes as the duo was in San Diego in anticipation of the “Viva La Revolucion” exhibition. Taking place at the Contemporary Art San Diego space, the event paid homage to many of the s...