A Huge Composite Photo Mural by JR Caught The Gorgeous Diversity of NYC’s Five Boroughs

Composite Photo Mural by JR

Famous Award-winning artist/photographer JR join forces with the Brooklyn Museum to make “The Chronicles of New York City”, an utterly gorgeous mural that includes the rich diversity of the city’s five boroughs.

The mural, which is now on a series of strategically stacked shipping containers at Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is a colossal amalgamation of over 1,200 photos taken via his mobile studio in 2018. From the right angle, the mural mixes in with the neighboring Williamsburg Bridge.

JR and his team photographed 1,128 New Yorkers, from all walks of life, in their own neighborhoods. Only through this artistic process can such a unique cross-section of the city be brought together in a mural. The aim is to tell a story of New York City today through art: its energy, its feats, its issues, its people. What is New York City in 2018..

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Just revealed in Williamsburg is a new massive public mural by @JR who has been leaving his mark around New York City since JR: Chronicles opened at the Museum in October. His latest mural, created in partnership with @LOT_EK, is his largest outdoor mural to date in NYC at over 50 feet tall! Situated on the East River and overlooking the Manhattan skyline, JR’s monumental “The Chronicles of New York City” is a portrait of the city, featuring over 1,000 residents from all five boroughs. See it in @dominopark now through May, thanks to the support of @weareleach. #jrbkm⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The Chronicles of New York City, JR and Triangle Stack 2, LOT-EK at Domino Park 📷 @Marc courtesy © JR-ART.NET⁠

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