Contemporary art goes beyond exhibitions and galleries
Now the work of photographers can be found in the most unexpected places.
Portraits of the modern artist JR are displayed under the dome of the Pantheon in Paris
Portraits of people exhibited areas in the center of Shanghai, China May 14, 2014
Portraits are displayed on the construction site. The photos are placed around the dome of the Pantheon during its reconstruction in Paris, France on May 21, 2014.
The artist JR poses at his famous art installation called "Actions" on the terrace of the Somerset House in London, England October 7, 2013
A photograph of a seamstress posted on the KORAIL slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh on September 13, 2013. Photos of seamstresses are an example of a hardworking woman, in support of their struggle for social and economic justice, and are part of the project “Dignity in Industry” by French artist JR.
Giant upside down photo. The portrait covers the facade of the National Library of France (BNF) in Paris, France on November 8, 2013.
Volunteers placed large portraits of women whose children were victims of violence in Caracas, Venezuela on November 19, 2011. There are only about 52 portraits. Five-meter portraits were pasted on the walls of poor and commercial districts of the city. The project entitled "Esperanza" (hope) aims to tell ordinary people through large portraits.
A woman walks through an exhibition of portraits in Xintiandi, the center of Shanghai, China May 14, 2014
Boats transporting slum dwellers past photographs of seamstresses on the KORAIL waterfront in the Gulshan area in Dhaka, Bangladesh September 13, 2013
A man holds a portrait of himself, taken on Xintiandi in downtown Shanghai, China May 14, 2014
The man is working on a project: "The wrinkles of the city." Berlin, Germany April 19, 2013.
Pedestrians walk next to the creation, part of the project "Wrinkles of the city" Berlin, Germany April 19
People pass by during the creation of the project "Wrinkles of the city" Berlin, Germany April 19, 2013.
A cyclist passes the photo of the project "Wrinkles of the city" Berlin, Germany April 19, 2013.
Members of the Inside Out Group hung the installation, which houses the portraits of 13 Iranian prisoners deprived of their rights. Near the United Nations headquarters in New York on February 18, 2014.
Gallery, located on the roof of the pedestrian bridge-part of the project "Inside Out" Hong Kong. Central District. September 21, 2012
People walk next to the works of Cuban and American artist José Parla and JR on Wall Street in Havana, May 9, 2012 The portrait is part of the project “Wrinkles of the City” project, which combines photos of Cuban elderly with wall paintings.
Black and white photograph and lower part of the mannequin Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv, Israel September 9, 2011
The boy makes his black and white portrait in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank on September 6, 2011, as part of the "Inside Out" project in the Palestinian territories and in Israel.
Giant photos of women, part of the project "Women Heroes" cover the walls of the houses of the province of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 25, 2008 The project depicts women whose relatives were victims of clashes between the police and drug dealers.