JR Graffiti Art

Tuesday, June 3, 2008


  • Women Are Heroes « enterprise party March 30, 2009, 6:23 am

    [...] is a beautiful installation by graffiti artist JR in Brazil. This group effort is part of a larger project to document the lives of women living in [...]

  • JR. makes photographs that can be seen from the space « Awesomeness and randomness :) November 29, 2009, 5:35 pm

    [...] part of it. Last year i saw exhibition “women are heroes” in Brussels streets: http://senseslost.com/2008/06/03/jr-graffiti-art/ - faces out of another reality, placed in the city, smiling at you, knowing you have no idea what [...]

  • Missed class « Visual Urbanism February 24, 2010, 4:15 am

    [...] and Rome dealing with Jewish residents.  I have also considered the work of the graffiti artist JR, who in his Palestinian/Israeli project explored similar ideas as Attie and has done work all [...]

  • Nadia January 24, 2011, 10:14 am

    This proyect seems to be amazing! Congratulations for doing somthing about those women! all women!!

  • marc February 21, 2011, 5:50 am

    wow what a brilliant artist.

  • #resound11 Ordinary Extraordinary « Melissa Acedera December 30, 2011, 12:04 am

    [...] JR is a Parisian photographer/artist who uses ordinary B/W portraits to create massive pieces on buildings.  The result stops you on your tracks.  Literally.  I wasn’t familiar with his work until I saw one of his pieces in person during a walking tour at CicLAvia earlier this year.  The walking tour guide was busy talking about the architecture, the history of DTLA’s Theatre District — all interesting & awesome  of course.  But only two out of about twenty of us bothered to stop to take a shot of this piece above.  I was so enamored by the size and the image.  It was simple.  It looks like anyone’s grandma… well, my grandma(s) in particular. And her facial expression and gesture of opening her eyes — spoke to me at that moment; like a reminder to me to stay alert. [...]

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