At first glance, the average street art, but when you find out a little bit, you will remain amazed!
French artist who creates under the name JR makes unusual works of large dimensions, but it is no vision no less. In fact, this young man has the intention to change the world with his actions.
JR, who declared himselft as “photograffeur”,exibited his work in many places in the world. His art is primarily emotional, and the fact that his work is a large scale can be always found on some of the busiest places in the city makes it all the more important and more direct.
One of his projects, “Women Are Heroes”, took an artist in Brazil, India and Cambodia, where he investigated the position of women in these communities. Another political project is “Toxic Paste”, where JR put the photo of Chernobyl on the building in Italy so he could attract their attentinon to a major problem with the polution of the region. In addition, he was illegal in Paris for two years, performing project focused on violence and crime among youth “Portrait of a generation”, after that city government gave official aproval for it.
JR is also the creator of the Cultural Center that provides creative support for children in favela.
See some of his most beautiful feats.