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Egypt

First the Louvre's pyramid, now the actual Pyramids—JR to create show-stopping project in Egypt

Street artist hints he might make a photo collage at the 4,500-year-old Unesco World Heritage Site as part of exhibition organised by Art D’Egypte

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Paris

Gaping hole opens up under Eiffel Tower in French artist JR’s new illusion

Paris trompe l’oeil piece launches ahead of vast exhibition at Saatchi Gallery in London next month

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Street art

Street artist JR rips off the front of Florence's Palazzo Strozzi in new optical illusion work

Trompe l’oeil image called La Ferita (The Wound) reflects on the difficulties of accessing culture during Covid-19 and reveals Botticelli’s Primavera and The Birth of Venus

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Commercial galleries

Galleria Continua opens new Paris space with JR-curated show

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Italian gallery hopes to "generate smiles" with second outpost in France

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Exhibitions

Blockbuster JR show will travel to London's Saatchi Gallery from Brooklyn Museum

Murals, photographs and films by the French artist from past two decades will explore issues such as immigration and gun control

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Photography

JR launches open call on Instagram for his new free photography course

French artist says he will invite Naomi Campbell to school in Paris to help him teach 12 budding photographers

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JR

JR on the 'sociological experiment' of street art and his vast New York mural for the Brooklyn Museum

The French artist, who made his name with large-scale public installations, is opening his biggest US exhibition to date

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Artists

Oscar nomination for street photographer JR and film-maker Agnès Varda

Movie follows JR's travels through France, as he photographs everyday people and pastes their giant portraits onto buildings