Apr 03, 2014

JR exhibition

Face to face with art: can you imagine huge black and white portraits staring back at you from buildings, stairways, walls and rooftops? The latest exhibition at the Frieder BurdaMuseumsin Baden-Baden, on show until 29 June 2014, presents the most important works of JR, the French artist born in 1983 who typifies the international contemporary street art scene.

JR installs his black and white photographic images in urban public spaces all around the world, almost as if they were monumental billboards. The nature of his art means that he works in the most diverse locations, mostly in Paris and New York, and in different culturaland social contexts.