15 Massive Street Art Murals Around the World


Is it just us or is street art getting bigger and bigger these days? Lately, we’ve been noticing that massive murals are taking over whole sides of buildings! These multi-story works are best viewed and appreciated from a distance. Case in point, Brazilian twins Os Gemeos are currently painting a 5,000-square-foot mural on the exterior wall of the Revere Hotel within the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in Boston. Not that we’re complaining. We love seeing these incredible works of art created at such a large scale! Here are 15 of our favorites.

Ordes, Spain

By Blu

 

Bristol, UK

By Aryz

Salt Lake City, Utah – USA

By El Mac and Retna

Moscow, Russia

By Vhils

Lodz, Poland

By Sainer from Etam Crew

Baltimore, Maryland – USA

By Nanook

New York City, New York – USA

By Eduardo Kobra

Artotale, Germany

By Herakut

West Hollywood, California – USA

By Shepard Fairey

New York City, New York – USA

By Os Gemeos

Atlanta, Georgia – USA

By Roa

Katowice, Poland

By Escif

Unknown

By Alexandros Vasmoulakis

Szczecin, Poland

By Sepe, Lump and Chazme718

Montreal, Canada

By A’shop



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