JR App Maps His Street Art Career

JR App Maps His Street Art Career
technology

TED Prize winning graffiti master has launched a platform that allows users to view his celebrated art through an interactive map.

Lara Piras
  • 3 april 2013

Acclaimed artist JR predominantly works with large scale wheat pastes of black and white portraits and is infamous in the (street) art world, yet has still managed to remain anonymous. His work confronts commitment, freedom, identity and limits and has been exhibited in some of the most renowned galleries in the world including the Tate Modern in the U.K. He has also taken part in Biennales in Italy and Shanghai, not to mention occupied some of the most notorious walls in the world. In 2011 he mounted a show at the Tony Goldman mural space at the corner of Houston and Bowery in New York.

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