mural tribute to oscar niemeyer in brazil by eduardo kobra mural tribute to oscar niemeyer in brazil by eduardo kobra
feb 12, 2013

mural tribute to oscar niemeyer in brazil by eduardo kobra

mural tribute to oscar niemeyer in brazil by eduardo kobraimage © alan teixeira

 

 

brazilian street artist eduardo kobra has graced the entire side of a skyscraper on the bustling street of paulista avenue in sao paulo with a 52 meter tall polychromatic portrait of renowned brazilian architect oscar niemeyer, who passed away in december of 2012 at the age of 104. kobra began work on the mural on the 14th of january, 2013 and since then has solicited the help of four other artists from his team to complete the colossal artwork.

 

 

the work graces the entire side of a skyscraper on the bustling street of paulista avenue in sao pauloimage © eduardo cobra

 

 

the work is a 52 meter tall polychromatic portrait of the renowned brazilian architectimage © alan teixeira

 

 

a detail of the colorful tributeimage © alan teixeira

 

 

the work in progressimage © eduardo cobra

 

 

 via arrested motion

  • when i first saw the picture, i thought he was eating a big mac 😉

    javier says:

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