Artist JR Has Symbolically ‘Reopened’ a Shuttered Florence Museum With a Photocollage of Its Interior on the Facade


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As half of Italy heads back into lockdown, the French artist JR (previously) has unveiled a major installation on the façade of the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence that stresses the importance of maintaining access to culture during the public health crisis. Continue reading »

A Street Artist Creates Giant Mural In A Maximum Security Prison In California

It’s been amazing to see JR’s projects take shape over the past few years, from inmmersive city video murals to the wheatpasting at the foot of the Louvre. There’s an energy in his work that is so palpable. Continue reading »

This Artist Created An Incredible Optical Illusion At The Louvre Just So It Could Be Destroyed In A Few Days

Even if you have never been to Paris, you probably know that it’s a city rich in both culture and stunning architecture. There are so many things to see – from the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower to the busy narrow streets and beautiful open boulevards – all of this will make you feel like you’re a part of a romantic movie. And if you ever get to visit Paris, don’t forget to visit the Louvre – not only is it the largest art museum in the world, the building itself is a sight worth seeing as well. Continue reading »