The Wrinkles of the City
Los Angeles, Lovers on the roof, USA, 2012
Technique : 10 colors lithograph printed on Marinoni machine
Paper : White paper BFK Rives - 270 grams
Numbered /180 on the bottom left corner
Signed by JR on the bottom right corner (stamp and lead)
Lithograph shipped unframed
This image aptly embodies the challenges of The Wrinkles of the City project: how to combine the story of a person with the urban landscape and create a unique image.
Ramiro et Maria Gurrola are Mexican farmers from Valparaiso, Mexico. They dedicated their lives to Charrerias, a mexican form of Rodeo and they established the first Charreria in Valparaiso. They got married and had eleven children including four living and working in Los Angeles. JR met them while they were visiting one of them.