JR, 28 MILLIMÈTRES, WOMEN ARE HEROES, ACTION DANS LA FAVELA MORRO DA PROVIDÊNCIA, FAVELA DE JOUR, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRÉSIL, 2008, 2017
Title: 28 MILLIMÈTRES, WOMEN ARE HEROES, ACTION DANS LA FAVELA MORRO DA PROVIDÊNCIA, FAVELA DE JOUR, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRÉSIL, 2008
Technique: 14 colors lithograph printed on Marinoni machine. White paper BFK Rives - 270 grammes
Classification: Limited Edition
Edition size: 180
Size: 70 x 100 cm, 27.5 x 39.5 in
Markings: Numbered, signed and stamped on the front
Condition: Pristine, there are three tiny dots in the centre of the extreme lower edge (see photos)
Provenance/Documentation: Comes in original packaging
Publisher: Social Animals, Paris
ABOUT THE WORK:
JR (b. 1983) is a contemporary French artist who describes himself as a "photograffeur" to indicate his affinity with street and graffiti art. Growing up in Paris as a teenager, JR began photographing scenes that explored social hierarchy, personal relationships, political issues, and cultural interactions. His chief subject is urban life, which he captures by way of video, screen print, and mixed media. In 2011, he was awarded a grant of $100,000 from TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design). JR has exhibited at the Venice Biennale, and his work is held in the collections of the Tate Modern, London, England and the Elysée Museum, Vevey, Switzerland.
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