JR (Author / Photographer)
A lyrical, poignant ode to wrinkles and the stories they tell, by the world renowned photographer and public artist JR
This first-ever picture book by internationally acclaimed artist-photographer JR allows young readers to consider the lives and stories of the older people around them. Memories, experiences, and emotions are touched on in a welcoming way, creating the perfect conversation-starter between children and their elders.
Evocative black-and-white photographs of faces and simple, poignant read-aloud text consider the literal and lyrical meaning of wrinkles, leaving readers of all ages with a well-justified appreciation of aging and natural beauty.
Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, opening in October 2019.
Hardback, 40 pages
Published by Phaidon (2019)
21.5 x 21.5 cm