'Ethnicities' Rio De Janeiro

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"Created for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, this mural depicts five Indigenous people from five continents..."

Mashable, September 2016

Created for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, this mural depicts five Indigenous people from five continents — a concept based on the five Olympic rings. The bold, geometric mural — created by Brazilian graffiti artist Eduardo Kobra — is meant to show how "we are all connected," according to the artist. It currently holds the Guinness World Record for largest mural created by one artist.

Kobra conceptualized the 623-foot mural, called Ethnicities, or Etnias in Portuguese. More than 493 gallons of paint and about 3,500 cans of spray paint were used to complete the mural, which took more than two months to create.

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