In celebration of 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birthday – we put together murals from all over the world that have featured the iconic figure in various artistic styles.

1. Cape Town – District Six

Image: Humanrightswarrior.com, Artist: Mak1one

 

2. Roxbury Mural, Warren Street, Boston –  United States of America

by Deme5 (a.k.a. Richard Gomez) and Thomas “Kwest” Burns, Picture: JOHN TLUMACKI

 

3. Manela Street, Camden – London

Painted over 12 days in July 2017 by a group of the city’s emerging street artists.

 

4.  Jersey City – United States of America

Image: Wally Gobetz

 

5. Johannesburg – South Africa

Image: theinspbirationroom.com, Artist: John Adams

 

6. Venice Beach, California – United States of America

Image: Creativism.com, Artist: David Flores

 

7. Los Angeles – United States of America

Image: Global Street Art, Artist: Eduardo Kobra

 

8. Jamaica Street in Bristol – England.  

Image: Sam Saunders

 

9. Longmarket Street – Cape Town

Image: Greenpop, Artist: Brian Rolfe Art

 

10. Wynwood, Miami – United States of America

Image: Yellow Red Studio, Artist: Gamma Acosta

Picture: Instagram, Brian Rolfe Art

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Aimee Pace

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