This is the front of the Watari Museum of Comtemporary Art  in Shibuya, in Tokyo, where French street artist superstar JR recently revisited with his well-publicized posters of faces of people from Japan’s Tohoku region. Tohoku was the scene of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster happened following the 2011 earthquakeContinue Reading

Here’s another one of those massive “eye” wheat-paste street art pieces by the French artist JR. This one is on the side of a lofts apartment building next to the Williamsburg Bridge, in the Willamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. The placement of the artwork near the busy bridge ensures that aContinue Reading

We really love this large piece of wheat-paste street art by the intensely prolific and ambitious French artist JR. An extension of his global Inside Out Project, the eye is a recurring image of JR’s work and his various projects. Usually his street artworks show a pair of eyes, butContinue Reading

This video of a TED Talk by the French artist “JR” is from the annual TED Conference a couple of years ago (March 2011), but it’s really worth seeing if you haven’t already, especially if you’ve seen his work around the world or are a fan.

Here’s another one of those gargantuan wheat-pasted photos on the side of a building in SoHo, New York City. These massive street art pieces are by the artist JR and are part of his series of Native American faces for the Inside Out Project.

Yet more awesomeness at the massive commissioned art space on the wall at the northwest corner of Bowery and Houston streets in downtown New York City. In the past, epic works by international street-art superstars such as Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, JR and Keith Haring occupied this space originally curatedContinue Reading

Another massive “closed-eyes” mural called “Lakota, North Dakota” in SoHo on the side of a lofts apartment building at the corner of Wooster and Grands streets. The work is by the artist JR and part of a series called “Inside Out.” On the building at the diagonally opposite corner isContinue Reading

Massive black-and-white street art mural image of a suited man’s painted face across the side of a building near the corner of Wooster and Grand streets in SoHo and the former site of the Deitch Projects art gallery. The artwork is by JR and part of the Inside Out Project.

Giant blown-up black-and-white photographic image of a Native American man’s eyes shut tight on the wall at the northwest corner of Houston Street and the Bowery in downtown New York City. The wall is a commissioned art space curated by the defunct Deitch Projects art gallery and showed artworks byContinue Reading