With JR being one of four cover artists for our special May 2012 Public Art investigation and report, we look at the French photographer and public artist's project with famed Chinese artist Lui Bolin on the streets of NYC. Shot on Elizabeth Street in Manhattan, the video shows the bes of JR's work with the camouflage style of Bolin.
Kenny Scharf is an icon of both street and fine art in NYC, and Lui Bolin is the fascinating artist who paints himself into disguise, blending into the backgrounds in which he places himself in front of. The two artists just teamed up in NYC for a collaborative piece.
May 2014 - Issue #160
All year long, Juxtapoz is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by showcasing the pivotal figures in contemporary art over the past two decades. Some artists are blue chip, some are underground heroes, others are behind-the-scenes legends. This month, we honor one of the great artists from Los Angeles during our existence, Alexis Ross, who has been monumental in various landmark exhibitions including "Street Market" at Art In the Streets. From working with ESPO, TWIST, and REAS, or working on his own paintings, Ross' story is one of history, frankness, and colorful nostalgia.