For more than a decade, the French artist JR has been pasting outsize portraits onto urban surfaces in Parisian banlieues, Nairobi slums, São Paulo favelas.His subjects: the locals, the not-famous, the threatened and the threatening, figures in the margins. Their monumental, expressive faces glued to buildings suggest — in ways that a building’s simple face cannot — that a city’s people are its infrastructure too, or are at least inseparable from it. — NYTimes Magazine
Women Are Heroes:
JR is an artist and filmmaker who prints large-scale photographs of his subjects and pastes them onto rooftops, edifices, shipping containers, streetscapes and more.
Israeli and Palestinians:
Wrinkles in Cuba: