JR: The Wrinkles Of The City, Los Angeles Video

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 31, 2012
A little bit of inspiration for your Tuesday afternoon. French street artist and activist, JR, just released this video about his time in Los Angeles putting together his The Wrinkles of the City chapter in Southern California. The video captures the backstory behind JR's large-scale photo murals, and it gives you insight into how much research and time the artist puts into each city he completes his Inside Out project.

JR x Massive Attack: “Encrages” Video

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 05, 2012
French artist and social activist JR opened a new exhibition, Encrages, at Galerie Perrotin in Paris this past November, and the gallery just released a video featuring British mainstays Massive Attack playing surrounded my massive (hey-o) projections of JR's work. A well done video by Guillaume Cagniard. The show officially ends on January 7, 2012.

Jr in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District

Street Art // Monday, November 28, 2011
Artists continue to migrate to Miami this week to participate in the numerous events surrounding Art Basel.  French artist, Jr contributed this wheatpaste to Miami’s Wynwood Arts District that grows larger and more colorful by the day.

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.
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