Portraits of Ordinary People in Unusual Locations by French Artist JR

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Portraits by contemporary artist JR, collected during the month of March 2014, are displayed under the dome of the Pantheon in Paris May 7, 2015. (Photo by Benoit Tessier/Reuters)

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Portraits of people are seen at Xintiandi area in downtown Shanghai, China May 14, 2014. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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Volunteers put up large portraits of women whose children were victims of violence, in Caracas, Venezuela November 19, 2011. Close to 52 five-metre high portraits were pasted on walls of poor and commercial areas of the city as part of a project called “Esperanza” (hope) by JR. The project is in line with JR’s project “Inside Out”, which aims to highlight stories about ordinary people through large portraits displayed on outdoor facades. (Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

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A woman walks through a display of portraits at Xintiandi area in downtown Shanghai, China May 14, 2014. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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Boats carrying slum dwellers pass photographs of garment workers by the waterfront of Korail slum at Gulshan area in Dhaka, Bangladesh September 13, 2013. (Photo by Andrew Biraj/Reuters)

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A giant up side down portrait covers the facade of the French National Library (BNF) in Paris, France November 8, 2013. (Photo by Charles Platiau/Reuters)

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A photograph of a garment worker taken by a student of the Counter Foto photography department is seen by the waterfront of Korail slum at Gulshan area in Dhaka, Bangladesh September 13, 2013. The photographs of garment workers are a celebration of the hardworking Bengali woman, in support of their struggle for socio-economic justice, and are part of the “Dignity in Industry” project by French artist J.R. and Inside Out Project, organizers said. (Photo by Andrew Biraj/Reuters)

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Portraits are displayed on the worksite boarding placed around the dome on the Pantheon during its renovation in Paris, France May 21, 2014. (Photo by Christian Hartmann/Reuters)

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A man holds a portrait of himself taken at Xintiandi area in downtown Shanghai, China May 14, 2014. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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A cyclist passes beside a creation, part of the “Wrinkles Of The City” project, in Berlin, Germany April 19, 2013. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

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The lower half of a mannequin is seen at the foot of a tree near a black-and-white print on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2011. (Photo by Nir Elias/Reuters)

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A bird flies beside a creation, part of the “Wrinkles Of The City” project, near the television tower in Berlin, Germany April 19, 2013. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

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A display part of the “Inside Out” project is seen on the roof of a foot bridge at Hong Kong’s Financial Central District September 21, 2012. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters)

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A creation, part of the “Wrinkles Of The City” project, by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and JR is seen on a wall in Havana May 10, 2012. (Photo by Desmond Boylan/Reuters)

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People walk pass a creation, part of the “Wrinkles Of The City” project, in Berlin, Germany April 19, 2013. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

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People walk beside a creation by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and JR on a street wall in Havana, May 9, 2012. The piece is part of the “Wrinkles Of The City” project, which combines JR’s pictures of Cuban elderly people in the neighborhood with Parla’s calligraphic messages. (Photo by Desmond Boylan/Reuters)

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A woman looks on as her photograph is printed for the “Actions” project on the Terrace at Somerset House in London October 7, 2013. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

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Giant photographs of women, part of the “Women Are Heroes” cover the walls of homes in the favela Providencia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 25, 2008. The project depicts women whose relatives were the victims of clashes between police and drug traffickers. (Photo by Bruno Domingos/Reuters)

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A woman, together with a friend, pastes a portrait of herself on the sidewalk as part of the Inside Out art project at Xintiandi area in downtown Shanghai, China May 14, 2014. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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A man walks beside a “Wrinkles Of The City” creation near the Berlin cathedral in Berlin April 19, 2013. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

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JR poses with his public art installation “Actions” on the Terrace at Somerset House in London, England October 7, 2013. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

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