Posts Tagged: J.R.

J.R. in Le Havre

RIVAGES from SOCIAL ANIMALS on Vimeo. I love this guy’s work. Quiet, very intimate, and made on a huge, HUGE scale, French artist J.R. goes about his work with an imaginative and deliberate resolution to get the stories he gathers out into the atmosphere. He says of his art, “In 2007, I started Women Are…

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Les Bosquets

Excerpt from “Les Bosquets” from SOCIAL ANIMALS on Vimeo. French artist/photographer and now choreographer J.R. has collaborated with The New York City Ballet to create ‘Les Bosquets’, a gorgeous cross-over ballet with guest dancer Lil Buck (a.k.a. Charles Riley. See his beautiful dance to Yo-Yo Ma’s cello  here). Read an article on it in The NewYorkTimes. The ballet was inspired…

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Wrinkles Of The City

JR & José Parlá: Wrinkles of the City on Nowness.com Wrinkles of The City – Havana, Cuba by JR & José Parla from SOCIAL ANIMALS on Vimeo. Photographer/graffiti artist J.R. and graffiti painter Jose Parla have been making a series of artworks in different cities around the globe, putting up large, enigmatic photographs of the inhabitants…

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Women Are Heroes

Bande Annonce Women Are Heroes by womenareheroes Made in 2009, another stunning project by French guerrilla photographer, J.R. With his large-scale photos (taken with a 28mm camera), which blossom on the sides of buses, buildings and pavements of Brazil, Africa, Cambodia and India, he makes a resounding and moving tribute to women everywhere, as he highlights their…

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