Opening: JR "Encrages" @ Galerie Perrotin, Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The French artist who began in 2004 wheatpasting his photos in the streets of Paris, to being awarded the prestigious TED award in 2010, has opened his first major solo exhibition titled “Encrages” at Galerie Perrotin in Paris. Considering himself nether a street artist or a photographer, JR simply describes himself as an "urban artivist.”

JR “Encrages” Exhibition @ Galerie Perrotin

Street Art // Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The French artist who began in 2004 wheatpasting his photos in the streets of Paris, to being awarded the prestigious TED award in 2010, has opened his first major solo exhibition titled “Encrages” at Galerie Perrotin in Paris. Considering himself nether a street artist or a photographer, JR simply describes himself as an "urban artivist.”

JR Eyes on Manhattan for “Inside Out Project”

Street Art // Monday, November 14, 2011
French artist and TED Prize winner, JR is back at it again for his “Inside Out Project “ in Manhattan, NY.  Two empty retail spaces were used for JR’s installation, one located off the High Line Park in Chelsea on 10th Ave and the other on 19th.   The images are of Native American’s eyes and were submitted by photographers from North Dakota.

JR "Encrages" @ PERROTIN Gallery, Paris

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 14, 2011
JR, who has an incredibly busy year with his Inside Out Project from winning the TED Award, will be opening a new solo show, Encrages, at Perrotin Gallery in Paris this Saturday, November 19. The exhibition is a pre-cursor to the work that JR will be doing with Perrotin at Art Basel, Miami.

Swoon "Encampment Ersilia" in Sao Paulo

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 23, 2011
Swoon is currently working on a new project in Sao Paulo for De Dentro e De Fora called The Encampment Ersili, where Swoon has created a temporary city amongst the festival that has invited 8 international artists to create site-specific work in the city. De Dento e De Fora, "Inside Out Outside In," takes place at Modern Art Museum of São Paulo.

JR: INSIDE OUT project Israel - Palestine

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 08, 2011
French artist and TED Prize winner, JR, continues his marathon tour across the world, this time unveiling a new project as part of his Inside Out Project: Time is Now, Yalla!. The project is now underway in Israel (Tel Aviv and Haifa) and Palestine (Bethlehem and Ramallah).

Irene Mashup

Street Art // Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Hurricane Irene brought together the unlikely collaboration of two artists: Jr and Kenny Scharf.  We couldn’t ask for a more beautiful accident.

Inside Out

Street Art // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Street artist and the 2011 TED award winner, Jr has been roaming around New York and continuing his ongoing “Inside Out” project.   His work has been popping up in different boroughs including the following found in the Bronx.  

European Bailout Show at Post No Bills Venice Beach

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Nothing says comedy, economic uncertainty, and the Euro/American relationship more than a portrait of the Terminator made out of porn. How perfect is that? Tomorrow night (Thursday July 28), at the new Post No Bills space in Venice Beach, will be the opening of the European Bailout Show.

JR “Inside Out” Episode 1

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 16, 2011
It is the weekend, and you probably don't want to read too much, so let's just watch a little Internet TV; JR, the 2011 TED Award winner, has just launched the first episode documenting his Inside Out Project, which aims to be the biggest community art project in the world.
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