Once stuck, damaged soon: a strange work in fictitious JR around the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, lasted several hours, the artist, supporting rapid degradation under the action of the sun, rather than pedestrians.
With photographic collage made 400 volunteers modern artist shown in the middle of a precipice, the imaginary base of the pyramid celebrating 30 years.
Ciric beautiful picture collage of 17,000 m2, JR invited the public on Saturday morning to find a job during the whole weekend.
That the package of social media and tourists … before the part will go to pieces in a few hours, to the disappointment of visitors.
"Experience, unfortunately, a very disappointing day for the 30 years of the Louvre Pyramid," tweeting user, showing a picture of the individual parts.
"Working @JRart more ephemeral than expected," wrote another.
But Sunday afternoon, the artist said that "images, like life, are short-lived."
"Once inserted, the work of art has a life of its own. The sun gently dried glue and with every step, people were tearing chunks of brittle paper. This process is a & # 39 is the only part of volunteers, visitors and souvenir hunters, "he tweeted.
"The project is also about the presence and absence of reality and memories of variability," he added in another tweet.
In 2016, JR was "finished", creating a pyramid on its surface reproduction of a fictitious facade of the Louvre.
Thirty events are not scheduled until February 2020 for 30 years of the Louvre Pyramid, designed by IM Pei glass, which was opened in Napoleon's court in 1989 after several years of debate, but today will be pleased with the success.