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:, 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:, Artist: John Adams


6. Venice Beach, California – United States of America

Image:, 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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