06 June 2014 11:30 | By Maureen O'Hare
The Paris Pantheon gets a street art face-lift

Street artist JR gives the Paris Pantheon a face-lift



Street artist JR gives the Paris Pantheon a face-lift (© AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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Street artist and photographer JR has unveiled his latest project: a temporary redesign of the Pantheon, the iconic Parisian landmark. The secular mausoleum is the last resting place of French greats including Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Voltaire and, while the building goes under a two-year renovation, JR has been commissioned by the French government to give the Pantheon a street art face-lift. Click or swipe through for more images.

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