JR dons toy astronaut helmet to battle storm Stella
'En plain air' takes on a whole new meaning as the French artist scales NY water tower
'En plein air' took on a whole new meaning the day before yesterday, when the French artist JR scaled a Manhattan water tower at the height of Winter Storm Stella.
The artist, who regularly posts his work on Manhattan’s walls and buildings, was wearing little more than a $45 Toys R Us astronaut helmet to protect him from the snow (though we can't help feeling that that's all it would protect him from).
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