Urban Street Art: Unframed by JR (6 pieces)

JR is best known for taking photographs and pasting them on huge structures all over the world. His pieces are often a reflection of the town they're completed in.

The world-renowned street artist went in a new direction with his latest project, he titles "Unframed." Instead of using his own photos, he uses images from other photographers and pastes them out of context. Through this process, he celebrates a melting-pot of cultures and creates wonderful contrasts. All the pieces were completed in Vevey, Switzerland, as part of the Images Festival.

image source: Man Ray (top), John Philips (above)

image source: Sebastião Salgado

image source: Helen Levitt

image source: Sebastião Salgado

image source: Robert Capa

Images Festival
via unurth, Musée de l'Elysée

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Tags: Art, JR, Street, Unframed, Urban

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Comment by Alyssa Anda on December 12, 2010 at 9:49pm

The train picture is my FAVORITE! I love the old contrasting with the new. Past meets present in a creative way :) 

Comment by IanJ on September 14, 2010 at 1:14pm
Really like the first. It has a delicate nature to it that almost wants make you think its a shadow.
Comment by Marica on September 14, 2010 at 1:03pm
ou soooooooooooo cool! Thanks for sharing =)
Comment by thinkpossitive on September 13, 2010 at 10:59am
cool post first one rocks
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