Self proclaimed “photograffeur,” JR is known for flyposting large black-and-white photographic images in public locations across the globe. JR’s work combines art and action and deals with commitment, freedom, identity and limits. “Most of the projects I’ve done it was like, ‘Ok, I‘ve seen that place on the media. I want to go and see for myself,’” he says. “That’s how I’ve started all my projects; just taking a flight and going there.” The French street artist sat down for nearly half an hour with talk show host Charlie Rose to discuss his creative process and much, much more.

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