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JR

Lovers on the Roof, USA, 2016

10 colors lithograph on BFK Rives paper
27 3/5 × 39 2/5 in
70 × 100 cm
Edition of 180
This is part of a limited edition set.
€2,500
location
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, Villars-sur-Ollon
Certificate
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About the work
Samhart Gallery
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, +1 more
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This image aptly embodies the challenges of The Wrinkles of the City project: how to combine the …

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This image aptly embodies the challenges of The Wrinkles of the City project: how to combine the story of a person with the urban landscape and create a unique image. Ramiro et Maria Gurrola are Mexican farmers from Valparaiso, Mexico. They dedicated their lives to Charrerias, a mexican form of Rodeo and they …

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Hand-signed by artist, Numbered /180 on the bottom left corner. Signed by JR on the bottom right corner (stamp and lead)
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JR
French, b. 1983
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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, telling the stories of the marginalized or voiceless. “Portrait d’une Generation” (2004-06) featured images of young African immigrants hamming for the camera, plastered in the Paris suburbs in the aftermath of major rioting; for his project “Face 2 Face” (2005-07), JR pasted huge images of similarly jovial Jews and Palestinians along the border marking disputed areas between Israel and Palestine. JR describes his practice as a continuation of the “tagging” he did as a young graffiti artist: “I’m tagging faces of persons,” he says. “They are the ones responsible for their image. When the people react to the project, it becomes their project.”

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Samhart Gallery
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, +1 more
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This image aptly embodies the challenges of The Wrinkles of the City project: how to combine the …

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This image aptly embodies the challenges of The Wrinkles of the City project: how to combine the story of a person with the urban landscape and create a unique image. Ramiro et Maria Gurrola are Mexican farmers from Valparaiso, Mexico. They dedicated their lives to Charrerias, a mexican form of Rodeo and they …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Numbered /180 on the bottom left corner. Signed by JR on the bottom right corner (stamp and lead)
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
JR
French, b. 1983
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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, telling the stories of the marginalized or voiceless. “Portrait d’une Generation” (2004-06) featured images of young African immigrants hamming for the camera, plastered in the Paris suburbs in the aftermath of major rioting; for his project “Face 2 Face” (2005-07), JR pasted huge images of similarly jovial Jews and Palestinians along the border marking disputed areas between Israel and Palestine. JR describes his practice as a continuation of the “tagging” he did as a young graffiti artist: “I’m tagging faces of persons,” he says. “They are the ones responsible for their image. When the people react to the project, it becomes their project.”

JR

Lovers on the Roof, USA, 2016

10 colors lithograph on BFK Rives paper
27 3/5 × 39 2/5 in
70 × 100 cm
Edition of 180
This is part of a limited edition set.
€2,500
location
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, Villars-sur-Ollon
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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