JR has chosen the biggest gallery in the world to showcase his art: public spaces. For some ten years now, the artist?s monumental photographic pastings have been popping up on the walls of cities in all four corners of the globe. ?The...Show More Summary
The trick is an example of trompe l'oeil
For the next month, the Louvre's iconic pyramid will be harder to spot.
The Louvre's glass pyramid, a sculpture by architect I.M. Pei, stands in the courtyard of the building for all to see... until now, due to this trompe-l’œil art installation by a French street artist who goes by JR.
A photo posted by JR (@jr) on May 25, 2016 at 4:55am PDT For his new show “JR au Louvre“, the remarkable Ted Prize-winning French street artist and photographer, JR used his talent for large scale photos to create a fantastic illusion in Paris. Using his trademark technique, JR made the iconic glass and metal […]
Artist JR is back at it again with the large scale optical illusions.
Now you see it, now you don’t. Street artist JR’s latest work has seen him shroud the large pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris with material that, at a glance, makes it look like the structure has disappeared altogether. Read more....
This is cool Maverick artist JR (a pseudonym) has earned a reputation for large-scale works of urban art—largely black-and-white photography, including monumental portraits— pasted on the sides of walls in cities as diverse as his hometown...Show More Summary
"JR at the Louvre" is just the latest project for the French photographic artist known as JR, who has made a career of showcasing his work in the most public of public spaces around the world
For over a decade, French artist JR has been showcasing his awe-inspiring photographic collages and creations in public spaces all around the world. From favelas in Rio and slums in Kenya, to the chic streets of New York or downtown Shanghai, his work attempts to prove his mantra that “the street is largest art gallery […]
centuriespast: GUÉRIN, Pierre-Narcisse Dido and Aeneas c. 1815 Oil on canvas, 292 x 390 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris
Théodore Chassériau - Vénus Anadyomène  by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: [Musée du Louvre, Paris - Oil on canvas, 65 x 55 cm]
centuriespast: Aphrodite Untying Her Sandal Roman period Provenance: Syria? Louvre
Marten Soolmans (1613-1641) was the son of a wealthy Calvinist sugar refiner who had fled Antwerp and the wars of religion for Amsterdam in 1585. In 1628, Marten, then just 15 years old, went to college in Leiden where he studied law and met a young painter named Rembrandt Van Rijn. Jurisprudence didn’t work out, [...]
Cancel that trip to the Louvre. You'll never get closer to master art works than through Google's freakishly powerful, robotic Art Camera. SEE ALSO: Sony Xperia XA Ultra has a huge screen and a 16-megapixel selfie camera Google's Cultural...Show More Summary
The home health aide accused of assaulting world-renowned architect I.M Pei, who designed the Louvre’s glass pyramid among other famous works, took a plea deal Monday in Manhattan court. Eter Nikolaishvili, 28, copped to harassment as a violation for grabbing the 98-year-old’s arm and twisting it inside his $9 million Sutton Place townhouse, the complaint...
L'amour et Psyché by Yvan LEMEUR Via Flickr: Oeuvre de Antonio Canova (1797) - Elle fut acquise par Joachim Murat en 1801. Musée du Louvre - Département des sculptures
One of the world's biggest private art collections is to be housed in a new Paris museum within a stone's throw of the Louvre, a French billionaire said Wednesday. Francois Pinault, the luxury goods mogul who also owns the auction house...Show More Summary
In a deal struck with the city, Pinault will take over the historical Bourse du Commerce (commodity stock exchange) building, which is close to the Louvre. The opening is scheduled for the end of 2018.
LA's most Instagrammable art museum joins the Louvre and the Guggenheim in receiving the TV honor The Broad on Jeopardy! https://t.co/T6gaPwPKp5 pic.twitter.com/wrIqZJ5VDM — William Poundstone (@LACMonFire) April 27, 2016 Last night,...Show More Summary