Tag: JR


The latest JR installation is strong and powerful

JR | Art-Pie

The latest JR installation is strong and powerful. Meet Kikito, a Mexican baby boy. The place: the US-Mexico border fence. Which way is the baby looking over? You would have guessed it – Kikito is looking over the border from the Mexican side. The daily struggle for Mexicans to cross the US border This new installation,a huge scaffolding installation, tells us about the struggle of millions of Mexicans to cross the border and enter the US. Kikito is depicted as happily playing... Read More

Visual Impact – Creative Dissent in the 21th Century

Blek Le rat | Art-Pie

Liz McQuiston‘s new book ‘Visual Impact – Creative Dissent in the 21th Century’, is out now.   It is a richly illustrated exploration on art and design driving major social and political change in the 21st century. Loads of events, such as Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, etc., plus social issues like poverty, equality, gun-control and more, have given rise to what is known as ‘activist’ or ‘protest’ art. Visual Impact highlights... Read More

JR, Seth and Cranio x Mighty Mo street art

Cranio x Mighty Mo | Art-Pie

Part of our 3 street art works series you should see today. JR, Seth and Cranio x Mighty Mo. JR – located in Berlin Seth – located in Paris Cranio x Mighty Mo – located in London  Read More

Akers, Aryz & JR streetart

Akers | Art-Pie

Part of our 3 street art works series you should see today. Artists featured are Akers, Aryz and JR. Akers Aryz JR  Read More

JR photo booth in Paris

JR has been busy for the last recent months and even more since he won the TED prize earlier this year. PARIS – JR is always keen on putting interaction and social aspect right into his work. I present you “Photo Booth”, the new social art project currently help at the George Pompidou Centre. The concept is simple, enter the photo booth and get yourself on a full scale printing from JR. The end date for this project is the 5th September 2011. Source: Arrested Motion NEW-YORK JR... Read More