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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, Face 2 Face
Face 2 Face
Lot 17
Bonhams New Bond Street
JR, The Wrinkles of the City
c-print mounted...
The Wrinkles of the City
Lot 40
Bonhams New Bond Street
JR, Autoportrait
Lithograph on paper
Lot 99

Selected Events

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

Post-War & Contemporary Art - Bonhams New Bond Street
UK / London : Auction
Bonhams New Bond Street
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
JR / José Parlá: The Wrinkles of the City, Havana Cuba, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, USA, Chelsea
Daniele Tamagni & Africolor, Danziger Projects, USA, Soho
Viva la Revolucion: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown, USA, San Diego
Terminal 5, Rathbone, UK, London