JR was born in France in 1983, he works in Paris and NYC.

The Wrinkles of the City, Berlin, Soho House, Herr ZYIA, Germany, 2013. Color print on metallic paper mounted on
aluminium, 180 x 120,06 cm, Ed. 3 + 2 AP
JR, New York City Ballet Art Series, Paper Interactions #108, 2014, Ink on wood, black american frame, 30 x 30 cm/12 x 12 in

Artist Bio

Born in France in 1983, works in Paris and New York.
Winner of the TED Prize in 2011.



JR solo show Springmann Berlin 2013
JR, Women Are Heroes, solo show, Springmann 2010

– „Project for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games“, in situ installations, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
– „JR at the Louvre“, temporary installation, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
– Projet pour la Galerie des enfants, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

– „Ghosts of Ellis Island“, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong, China
– „A Survey Exhibition“, HOCA, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Foundation, Hong Kong, China
– „Uprising – An Inside Out project“, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, CAC Malaga, Spain
– „Unframed : La Voix du Nord“, Lille, France
– „DECADE. Portrait d’une génération“, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
– „JR“, Lazarides, London, UK
– „JR Black and White Night“, Nuit blanche, Toronto, Canada
– „JR’s Picture Show. 24 Frames per Second“, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
– „ELLIS“, Pop up exhibition & screening, Orchard Street, New York, USA
– „ELLIS“, Pop up exhibition & screening, Miami Design District, Miami, USA
– “ The Standing March“, COP 21 Project, JR and Darren Aronofsky, Paris, France

– Au Panthéon!, Paris, France
– „Unframed Ellis Island“; permanent installation in Ellis Island, New York, USA
– „JR“, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
– „Close up“, Magda Danysz Gallery, Shanghai
– Power Station of Art Museum, Shanghai
– New York City Ballet, New York, USA
– Contemporary Art Museum, Dallas, USA

– „JR“ Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
– Permanent installation at Friche de Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
– „JR“, Watari Museum, Tokyo, Japan
– Inside Out Project, Times Square, New York, USA
– „The Wrinkles of the City“, Galerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin

– „The Wrinkles of the City“, Action in Cuba, USA
– „Pattern“, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong
– „Inside Out Project“, Action in Haïti

– „Encrages“, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
– „Inside Out Project“, Action in Brooklyn, USA
– „The Wrinkles of the City“, Action in Los Angeles, USA

– „Women are Heroes“,  Galerie Henrik Springmann, Düsseldorf
– Elysee Museum / Images Festival, Vevey, Switzerland

– „Women are Heroes“, Installation at Ile Saint-Louis, invited by Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, France
– „Women are Heroes“, Casa França Brazil, Rio di Janeiro, Brazil
– „Women are Heroes“, Action in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

– „Portrait of a Generation“, Installation at The Tate Modern, London, UK
– Installation, invited by The Rath Museum, Geneva, Switzerland
– „Women are Heroes“, Action in Brussels, Belgium
– „Women are Heroes“, Action in Slum of Kiberia, Nairobi, Kenya
– „Women are Heroes“, Action in Favela Morro Da Providencia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
– „Women are Heroes“, New Delhi, Action in Jaipur, India
– „The Wrinkles of the City“, Action in Carthagene, Spain

– „Face2Face“, Action in Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Ramallah and Separation wall / Security fence, Israel-Palestine

– Installation, Paris Town Hall Square, Paris, France
– Installation, La Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris France
– Installation, Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris, France

– „Portrait of a Generation“, Action in Les Bosquets ghetto, Montfermeil, Paris, France



– „Post No Bills: Public Walls as Studio and Source“, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, USA

– „Tu dois changer ta vie“, Tripostal, Lille, France
– „Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space“, Philadelphia, USA
– „Bonjour la France“, Seoungnam  Art Centre & Goyang Culture Foundation, Seongnam & Goyang, Korea, Curated by Sunhee Choi, Korea

– „#Street Art, l’innovation au coeur du mouvement“, Fondation EDF, Paris, France

– „L’amour atomique“, Palais des Beaux Arts, Dinard, France
– „Happy Birthday Galerie Perrotin / 25 ans“, Tripostal, Lille, France
– „Choices“, Magda Danysz, Shanghai, China

– „Festival Images“, Photobooth installation, Vevey, Switzerland
– „The Wrinkles of the City“ Biennial of La Habana, Cuba

– „Shanghai ! La tentation de l’Occident“, Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France
– „Paris-Delhi-Bombay“, Photobooth installation at Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
– „Art In the Streets“, MOCA Museum, Los Angeles, USA
– „Emirati Expressions“, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
– „Les Rencontres d’Arles“, Arles, France

– „Viva la revolucion : A dialogue with the Urban Landscape“, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA
– „Festival Images“, Elysee Museum, Vevey, Switzerland
– „The Wrinkles of the City“, Contemporary art Biennal, Shanghai, China

– „Les Rencontres photographiques d’Arles“, Arles, France

– Venise Bienniale, Arsenal , Venise, Italy
– FOAM Museum of Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands
– „Les Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles“, Arles, France

– „Clichy-sans-Clichés“ , Clichy-sous-Bois, France
– Milk, Saskatoon, Canada
– The Orphanage, Los Angeles
– 11 Spring, Mahnattan, New York, USA