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Video: JR x Massive Attack – “Encrages” @ Galerie Perrotin

Remember when renowned photographer JR (featured) recently returned to his home country of France for a solo exhibition entitled Encrages at Galerie Perrotin. The fresh show took over the spacious two story Paris gallery as well as utilized the ample outdoor area with his signature large-scale wheatpasting. During the opening night, we also showed you the pics from the surprise visit by Massive Attack and a short video of their live performance. Now, check out the official video JR just sent to us of that event. Discuss this show here. Discuss […]

Openings: JR – “Encrages” @ Galerie Perrotin

Last week, Galerie Perrotin paid host to French photographer and street artist JR in their Paris showspace when he displayed a new body of work entitled Encrages. Featuring his outdoor technique translated onto smaller found objects, the exhibition brought together many of the TED prize winner’s previous projects as we talked about in our studio visit leading up to the show. Of note, Massive Attack paid a surprise visit and delighted the the crowd in front of JR’s giant signature eye. Video of this and […]

Studio Visits: JR – “Encrages” @ Galerie Perrotin

In anticipation of his solo exhibition at Galerie Perrotin on November 19th, AM recently stopped by JR’s New York studio. The show entitled Encrages will take over both floors of Emmanuel Perrotin’s beautiful flagship space. The TED prize winning photographer is going to need it as this giant exhibition will bring together many of JR’s past projects including Women are Heroes and Wrinkles in the City. Also included in the show will be works from his global tour to China, Africa and the Middle East to name a few stops. Fans […]