Posts Tagged ‘JR’

Streets | JR Goes Big in Rio For the Olympics

August 2, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | JR Goes Big in Rio For the Olympics

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As the world descends on Rio—for better or worse—for the kickoff of the Olympic summer games this week, Supertouch buddy JR Read More

Streets | JR Addresses the Immigration Crisis with New Ellis Island Mural in Tribeca

July 20, 2016  |  Culture, Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | JR Addresses the Immigration Crisis with New Ellis Island Mural in Tribeca

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With immigration becoming a increasing global crisis and focus of political discord, from Brexit to the American Read More

Streets | JR Makes the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid Disappear

May 25, 2016  |  Art, Culture, Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | JR Makes the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid Disappear

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Since its unveiling in 1989, Chinese architect I.M. Pei’s glass pyramid at the Louvre has been an icon of the Paris skyline. Read More

Streets | Os Gemeos & JR Memorialize Obscure WWII Nazi Raid on French Instruments

April 9, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | Os Gemeos & JR Memorialize Obscure WWII Nazi Raid on French Instruments

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Few of the thousands of attendees who walk the halls of Paris’ Palais de Tokyo every year have any idea that a subterranean network Read More

WATCH JR’s NEW SHORT FILM “ELLIS” STARRING ROBERT DE NIRO

November 19, 2015  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off on WATCH JR’s NEW SHORT FILM “ELLIS” STARRING ROBERT DE NIRO

“From wars to refugee crisis, from terror attacks to global warming, we are living in a time of radical change. Will we stand united against violence? Will we welcome people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds into the countries we now Read More

STREET LIFE | OS GEMEOS GO BIG IN NYC

August 23, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | OS GEMEOS GO BIG IN NYC

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The heaviest force in street art, aka Brasilian wonder twins Os Gemeos, owned NYC this summer, beginning with their epic Times Square digital billboard takeover, and culminating in a epic B-Boy mural in the East Village. The six-story-high painting, depicting a Read More

STREET LIFE | JR GOES MASSIVE IN PHILLY FOR THE OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC ART PROJECT

July 29, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | JR GOES MASSIVE IN PHILLY FOR THE OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC ART PROJECT

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Last week, French street artist & Supertouch buddy JR pasted his first mural in Philadelphia (and one of his largest ever), a 20-story tall portrait of Ibrahim Shah, a Philadelphia resident who immigrated to the United States from Pakistan. The mural, Migrants, Ibrahim,
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STREET LIFE | JR’S WRINKLES OF THE CITY PROJECT IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY

June 15, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | JR’S WRINKLES OF THE CITY PROJECT IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY

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One of the most prolific street artists in the world, Frenchman JR‘s profound Wrinkles of the City project has taken him to Cartagena, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Havana, and Berlin to showcase the cities’ ragged and unseen residents on a grand scale. For the project’s final Read More

PUBLIC ART | JR COMMEMORATES THE LEGACY OF FUKUSHIMA

May 19, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on PUBLIC ART | JR COMMEMORATES THE LEGACY OF FUKUSHIMA

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The 2011 Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami left the region devastated, evacuated, and irradiated. Four years later, it’s remaining inhabitants are still working to regain the way of life they once knew and cope with Read More

STREET LIFE | JR’S GIANT STREET WALKER IN FLATIRON, NYC

April 23, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | JR’S GIANT STREET WALKER IN FLATIRON, NYC

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Debuting on the streets of NYC (literally) this week is the latest large-scale work by Supertouch buddy JR. For this installation—commissioned by the New York Times for the cover of their weekly magazine as part of a Read More