Close up. The exhibition showcases recent artworks and offers an artistic insight on different projects JR has made around the world.
A triple event in Shanghai celebrates JR's worldwide project. From a personal exhibition held at Shanghai branch of the Magda Danysz Gallery to a major museum show, one will also be able to experiment the INSIDE OUT traveling photobooth.
1 – at MAGDA DANYSZ GALLERY SHANGHAI : MAY 17 – JULY 5, 2014
The CLOSE UP exhibition showcases recent artworks by JR and offers an artistic insight on different projects JR has made around the world. Mixing new photos, unique pasting on wood or paper works, the exhibition aims to show JR’s artistic production. Come and discover these masterpieces.
2 – at the Shanghai POWER STATION OF ART museum : MAY 16 – JUNE 15, 2014
At Power Station of Art, the newly created museum and often compared to the Tate Modern in Shanghai, the exhibition highlights the great adventure of the INSIDE OUT project, one of the newest JR’s projects. What led a so young artist to consider that art could be made by and for everyone? That together and through Art - Yes – creation may give something positive to this world. In line with philosophers and economists of the positive economics, an artist like JR becomes a key actor of the positive creation, in that it generates a social, human and social momentum.
3 – PHOTOBOOTH TRUCK : MAY 8 - JULY 12, 2014
Planned to travel across Shanghai and China for two months in representative places of China today, both traditional and modern, JR’s photobooth truck is a unique production. Built on purpose for China this truck brings photography and contemporary art to the people by offering them to create with JR a global work of art by pasting everyone’s portrait together onsite.
Exhibition organised as part of the celebration of 50 years of freindship between France and China France-Chine 50 - www.france-chine50.com
Opening 17 May, 2014 de 16h à 18h
Magda Danysz Gallery
188 Linqing road, Shanghai, China
Open Tuesday to Sunday - 11AM to 6PM