JR: Can Art Change the World? (Revised and Expanded Edition) (Pre-order)


The most comprehensive monograph on the enigmatic French street artist - now updated to include brand-new work

Shipped from 18 September 2019.


JR


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Price: USD$39.95

The most comprehensive monograph on the enigmatic French street artist - now updated to include brand-new work

Filled with stunning photography, this extraordinary monograph charts JR's widereaching trajectory and a range of collaborative projects executed across the globe. Created in close collaboration with the artist, it features chapters on each of JR's major bodies of work - from 'Expo2Rue,' which launched his career as a street artist, to 'The Gun Chronicles: A Story of America' published in Time magazine in 2018. A specially commissioned graphic novel by comic artist Joseph Remnant and a survey essay by Nato Thompson tell JR's fascinating story.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 210 x 245 mm (8 1/4 x 9 5/8 in)
Pages: 317 pp
Illustrations: 73 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714879444

  • The most comprehensive monograph on the prolific career of JR, now updated to include brand-new projects and commissions
  • Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum opening in October 2019
  • JR's site-specific works have a wide audience that spans urban and youth cultures, art, and activism
  • Made in close collaboration with JR, the book includes all bodies of his work, his collaborations with other artists and institutions such as the New York Ballet, film director Agn├Ęs Varda, and Time magazine

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