New Mural collaboration from JR and Jose Parla in New York

Street Art // Monday, April 29, 2013
JR and Jose Parla first collaborated last year in the streets of Havana, Cuba and now they have just completed a mural on the posh walls of Chelsea, Manhattan. The two will be showing together next week on May 7 in a show entitled “The Wrinkles of the City” at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York. This particular wall reminds us of similar collaboration esthetics such as when The Mac and Retna worked together.

JR "Wrinkles of the City—Berlin" @ Galerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 22, 2013
This past weekend, JR continued his international series, Wrinkles of the City, at an opening in Berlin at Galerie Henrik Springmann. The show comes on the heels of JR completed numerous mural and street pieces in Berlin over the past few weeks.

JR Begins New Wall in Brooklyn

Street Art // Thursday, August 02, 2012
Famed French photographer/wheatpaster, JR, is seen here working on a new large mural in Brooklyn. It appears that the piece might just be one eyeball staring off in the distance, a simple non-intrusive image.  More information  and completed photos soon.

JR mural on the High Line in New York

Street Art // Monday, May 21, 2012
Working on his continuous Inside Out Project wheatpaste photographer, JR, over the weekend acquired some prime real estate on the High Line in New York City.  A popular tourist attraction, the High Line was once an abandoned section of the New York Central Railroad that was recycled into an urban park spawning huge real estate development in the area.

JR & TED: One year of turning the world inside out

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 20, 2012
It has been over one year since our May 2012 cover artist, JR, won his TED Award and gave his declaration to create a worldwide, public art photo project, Inside Out. Now, TED has released a video recapping the 2011 year winner JR and showing the man's speech about Inside Out's progress. An inspirational viewing.

JR x Jose Parla: Wrinkles Of the City Havana, Cuba

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Fusing two distinctively different styles and mediums has been highly beneficial, and impactful for artists JR, and Jose Parla. The two are currently decorating numerous walls in Havana, Cuba for JR’s ongoing project The Wrinkles of the City that has visited multiple cities over the last year. Incorporating Parla’s work has changed the overall look of the project, bringing a refreshing esthetic.

JR & Jose Parla "The Wrinkles of the City" Havana, Cuba

Street Art // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Fusing two distinctively different styles and mediums has been highly beneficial, and impactful for artists JR, and Jose Parla.  The two are currently decorating numerous walls in Havana, Cuba for JR’s ongoing project The Wrinkles of the City that has visited multiple cities over the last year.  Incorporating Parla’s work has changed the overall look of the project, bringing a refreshing esthetic.

Preview: Women Are Hereos: A Global Project by JR Book

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
WIth our Public Art Issue (May 2012) getting a lot of attention and great feeback, we have been excited that our 4 cover artists have been busy this month. JR, who is always busy with various projects around the world, is set to release a new book this month, Women Are Hereos: A Global Project by JR with Abrams. We have a few sneaks of the book after the jump . . .

JR Instagrams in North Korea

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 26, 2012
A few things of note here. One, it is always impressive to follow a real photographer's Instagram. Two, it is always interesting to follow a professional photographer's Instagram when they are in a very foreign environment. JR, the famed French social activist, Public Artist, and photographer (plus cover of the May 2012 Issue of Juxtapoz) has been Instragramming straight from North Korea, with some incredible photos of everyday life and various cultural sites. And of course, beautifully composed.

JR: Wrinkles of the City "Robert Upside Down" Print

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
JR, one of the four cover artists for our very special Public Art examination in our May 2012 issue, just released this fantastic new print, Wrinkles of the City "Robert Upside Down," through Social Animals. The print is an 8-color lithograph, printed with a Marinoni machine, sitting at 72 x 92 cm, in an edition of 180. Signed and numbered. Buy it now.
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