JR is the French street artist known for his huge pasted-up photo of faces, often older faces. In 2011, he won the TED Prize, which comes with $100,000 and a wish (he wished for a world-wide do-it-yourself art project...
Back in October, talented French street artist “JR” was awarded the 2011 TED Prize. For those unfamiliar with it, the TED Prize offers one winner $100,000 for a charity of their choice and, more importantly, “One Wish to Change the ... Read Post
A new HBO documentary looks at the work of street artist JR, whose giant portraits force people in troubled areas to confront the humanity that’s all around them. On the day "JR" found out he’d won the $100,000 TED Prize, the French... Read Post