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JR, "The Wrinkles of the City, Los Angeles, Robert’s Eye" Paris, 2011 | Courtesy of Galerie Perrotin

Paris, France While Paris has a lively street art culture, native JR has garnered the most international fame. JR has exhibited his giant black-and-white photos in cities all over the world from Japan to Palestine to New York. In 2009, JR decorated the River Seine with this image of a woman's eye for part of his "Women Are Heroes" exhibit where he covered public spaces across the globe with images of women.

Hotel Observatoire Luxembourg - 107 Blvd. St. Michel - near/on Luxembourg Gardens - 136/night

As part of "women are heroes" project, JR covers Ile St Louis's walls with 1500 m of pictures ! 15,000 rolls of paper to achieve the most gigantic ephemeral piece of art of all times.

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