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JR x Centre des Monuments Nationaux – Inside Out Project

Simple yet full of impact, French contemporary artist JR‘s works are easy to identify. Instead of creating brand new works, JR transforms photos of people he meets through his Inside Out Project into works of art. Centre des Monuments Nationaux in Paris commissioned the acclaimed artist to … READ MORE

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Pharrell Williams – “G I R L” Exhibition | Detailed Look

Pharrell Williams has embarked on a creative journey, pushing the envelope of collaborative endeavors. Williams started this creative campaign by launching his second studio album, G I R L, followed by an announcement of his perfume with COMME des GARÇONS named G I R L. We are sure … READ MORE

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Galerie Perrotin New York – Grand Opening | Event Recap

Long time supporter of contemporary arts, French art collector and entrepreneur, Emmanuel Perrotin, cemented his presence in North America by opening the first Gallerie Perrotin in New York. In a star studded grand opening, the A-list guests crowded inside the minimalist exhibition space located in Upper East … READ MORE

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JR – New York City Studio Visit

An artist’s studio reflects as much about the personality and character of the artist, as their actual artworks. Here, in the secret location in New York City, French street artist JR spends his time working on new projects and entertaining guests and friends. The almost communal space … READ MORE

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JR – “Wrinkles of the City: Berlin” Interview | Video

Before hopping onto an airplane to New York, JR and his crew spent several days covering old buildings in Berlin, Germany. This is JR’s second time stepping onto Berlin soil, and this time he is putting up works for the Wrinkles of the City project. In total, … READ MORE

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Animal New York – “JR Turns Times Square Inside Out” Interview | Video

Perhaps JR might be the world’s busiest street artist – who might also be racking up plenty of flyer miles – as he seems to be everywhere these days. Here is a short video interview conducted by Animal New York, who caught up with the TED Prize winner, … READ MORE

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JR – “Inside Out: The People’s Art Project” Trailer | Video

INSIDE OUT is described as the biggest participatory art project in the world, and now it’s also the name of a documentary film that premiered days ago at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Director Alastair Siddons followed JR as he developed the project, originally announced in 2011 … READ MORE

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Selim Varol – “At Home I’m A Tourist” Exhibition | Malaga

The name, Selim Varol, may not sound familiar to some viewers, yet his incredible collection of toys and artworks might jog your memory. Almost a year ago from today, Varol set out to display 30,000 pieces of toys and artworks at me Collectors Room in Berlin. That … READ MORE

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JR – New App + Digital Art Book

From his humble beginnings as an unknown street artist in Paris, JR has catapulted into mass media, thanks to his bold artworks and friendly personality. As many of his works are spread out around the world, it is hard to see the volume of his works at … READ MORE

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JR – “The Wrinkles of the City” Project | Los Angeles

After beginning his project in the streets of Shanghai, French street photographer and artist JR has made the jump over the Pacific to the streets of L.A. to continue his “The Wrinkles of the City” project. Over time, JR will expand this series to twenty or so … READ MORE

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JR – Solo Exhibition in Tokyo | Event Recap

JR may have set foot into Japan before, but this show marks his first solo exhibition in Japan. Welcoming JR was the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, situated in Shibuya, Tokyo. The facade of the building was customized by JR, showcasing the various portraits taken in Japan … READ MORE