Black and White Night

City Hall / Bay Street

Internationally acclaimed artist JR presents the event's first-ever artist exhibition in and around City Hall and down Bay Street.


Curatorial Statement

Black and White Night 

" I want to turn the city inside out for one night with the help and energy of the community, so that Toronto creates a powerful image that will be remembered."

— JR


JR exhibits freely in the streets of the world, catching the attention of people who are typically not museum visitors. As he remains anyonymous and doesn't explain his large-scale full-frame portraits of people making faces, JR leaves the space for an encounter between the subject/protagonist and the passer-by/interpreter. JR's work is about raising questions.

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