JR

French, born 1983

3,842 followers

JR

French, born 1983

3,842 followers

A semi-anonymous street artist of international renown, JR plasters giant, monochrome photographs …

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A semi-anonymous street artist of international renown, JR plasters giant, monochrome photographs of faces in urban centers—on rooftops and walls, in church windows, and along the sides of buses. Calling the street his gallery and “using art to turn the world inside out,” JR delivers a message of social action, …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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Solo show at a major institution
Palais de Tokyo, and 3 more
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Group show at a major institution
Tate Modern
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Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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