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JR – Women Are Heroes: A Global Project Book | Preview

JR gave us a sneak preview into North Korea just last week by posting photos on his Instagram. The 2011 TED Prize winner has also been busy working on his new book entitled Women Are Heroes: A Global Project Book, published by Abrams. The book follows the …

JR – Instragram from North Korea

French artist JR is known for his bold artworks but this might just be his boldest move yet. He has embarked on a traveling mission all the way to North Korea. Although there have been numerous documentaries and documentations on North Korea, these Instagram photos by the …

JR x Liu Bolin – Elizabeth Street Artwork Behind the Scenes | Video

Individually, French artist JR and Chinese artist Liu Bolin have gained tremendous amount of press for their works. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when these two artists met up in New York City from the opposite sides of the globe, magic was bound to happen. …

Museum of Contemporary Art – Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets Exhibition | Video

The Museum of Contemporary Art won huge points last year with their Art in the Streets exhibition, a show that consisted of a laundry list of top names in the still ill-defined world of “street art”. Consisting of everyone from graf writers to wheat pasters to general …

JR – More Murals On Grand Street + Wooster Street | Behind The Scene

While most people are clamoring over street artist JR‘s newest mural on the Houston Street (and Bowery) wall, the 2011 TED Prize winner and his band of associates kept busy with 2 additional murals. On the juncture of Grand and Wooster, the murals are on 2 walls …

Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave …

INSIDE OUT – Global Participatory Art Project By JR & TED Prize | Video

Learning first hand the power of art in resolving conflicts, French street artist known simply as JR embarked on an unlikely journey of documenting the “faces” in these conflicts and creating large scale illegal exhibitions. Almost at an instant, the often-silly portraits peel back the threatening aura …