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Ladj Ly By (Tate Modern Edition)

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JR – Ladj Ly By (Tate Modern Edition)

  • 2008
  • Giclée print on paper
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
  • 48 x 68 cm
  • Edition of 80
Arguably JR's most crucial image, this black-and-white photograph from 2004 was shot in one of the Les Bosquets banlieue, exactly where the 2005 French riots exploded a year later. The man pointing at the camera what at first glance appears to be a gun is the French film director and screenwriter, as well as longtime friend and collaborator of JR, Ladj Ly.

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Maverick French artist JR is a self-styled ‘photograffeur’, papering outsized posters into unauthorised public spaces in an echo of graffiti art. Motivated by reaching people who might not step into a gallery, he began his career with a camera he found on the Paris Metro, photographing residents of housing project Les Bosquets and pasting them across the city. Now a worldwide superstar, he continues to document people who might otherwise...

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