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(French, 1983)

JR is a French visual artist who was born in 1983. JR has had numerous gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the Museum Frieder Burda and at the Tomio Koyama Gallery. Numerous works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'Entrance Stairs of Favela Morro da Provedencia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil' sold at Bonhams New Bond Street 'Post-War & Contemporary Art' in 2014 for $68,605. There have been Numerous articles about JR, including 'JR: ‘Make It Work, Then Stay in the Shadows’' written by Christopher Dewolf for The Wall Street Journal in 2012.

Auction Results

Works at auction, latest auction results, sales and prices of JR from auction houses worldwide.

JR, Carl in Silverlake, Vertical from the series Wrinkles of the City: Los Angeles
Carl in Silverlake, Vertical from the series...
Lot 184
Phillips London
JR, 28 Millimetres: Women are Heroes, Eye on Bricks, New Delhi, India
28 Millimetres: Women are Heroes, Eye on...
Lot 112
Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan
JR, North Korea, Pyongyang, Guns Games
Photo printing...
North Korea, Pyongyang, Guns Games
Lot 161
Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan
JR, Action in Kesennuma
Action in Kesennuma
Lot 55

Selected Events

Exhibitions, openings, art fairs, auctions and other events for JR around the world.

Outside In: Art of the Street - Middlebury College Museum of Art
USA / Middlebury : Exhibition
Middlebury College Museum of Art
JR - Tomio Koyama Gallery
Japan / Tokyo / Koto-ku : Exhibition
Tomio Koyama Gallery

Latest News & Articles

In The Press: Latest news, articles and reviews about JR from leading publications worldwide.

Preview: JR’s “Unframed — Ellis Island” Transforms Historical Site
Hi-Fructose / Nastia Voynovskaya
Known for his uplifting, large-scale photographic...
JR Will Publish a Book With Art Spiegelman
ARTnews / Dan Duray
Sometime in 2015, the French artist JR will publish a...
Shadows Return to Ellis Island
New York Times / Melena Ryzik
In the century-old photo, seven children gaze straight...
Street Artist Gives The Pantheon In Paris A Face-Lift
The Huffington Post / Sara Gates
The Pantheon in Paris just got a major makeover. The...
Selected Solo Exhibitions
JR, Galerie Magda Danysz, Shanghai, China, Shanghai
JR, Museum Frieder Burda, Germany, Baden-baden
JR INSIDE OUT, Dallas Contemporary [The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art] , USA, Dallas
JR, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Japan, Koto-ku
JR, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA, Cincinnati
JR: ACTIONS, Lazarides Rathbone, UK, Fitzrovia
JR: Encrages , Galerie Perrotin, Turenne, France, 3e
JR: The Wrinkles of the City, Galerie Magda Danysz, Shanghai, China, Shanghai
Selected Group Exhibitions
Outside In: Art of the Street, Middlebury College Museum of Art, USA, Middlebury
JR / José Parlá: The Wrinkles of the City, Havana Cuba, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, USA, Chelsea
Daniele Tamagni & Africolor, Danziger Gallery, USA, New York
Viva la Revolucion: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown, USA, San Diego
Terminal 5, Rathbone, UK, London