Magnificent Large Scale Murals Brighten the World


Sao Paulo-based street artist Eduardo Kobra creates fantastic large scale murals that are filled with vibrant color and life. You may recognize his most recent piece (above), which was completed in New York City and can be seen on the High Line. Kobra puts his own unique spin on Alfred Eisenstaedt’s famous photograph that was taken at the V-J celebrations in Times Square, marking the end of U.S. hostilities with Japan. Below, we’ve also included a few more select murals that the artist has completed over the last year.







Eduardo Kobra’s website
Eduardo Kobra on Flickr
via [Arrested Motion]



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