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This is the world’s largest mural

A dreary grain silo that was transformed into an enormous colourful artwork in South Korea has been named by Guinness World Records as the largest outdoor mural in the world. The painting which depicts a young boy's journey into adulthood covers the outside of giant storage containers in the port city of Incheon, west of Seoul, taking up 23,688 square meters. The mural was commissioned by the city's government and port authority as part of efforts to improve the negative view of aged industrial facilities, an idea…

India honours Malala with a mural

NEW DELHI: The youngest Nobel-Laureate Malala Yousufzai has been recently honoured with a mural painted in India alongside several female icons, for her work against inequality. Malala came to prominence when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012, Malala continued campaigning on the world stage and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner. She was recently in Davos to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, held from January 22-26, and during her visit met…

400-year-old picture of American native with ‘iPhone’ will shock you

A 400-year-old painting has become a cynosure for internet users as it shows a mysterious gadget with a resemblance to that of iPhone in the hands of a native American. The painting depicts Mr Pynchon and the Settling of Springfield and it’s a scene from the 17th century showing American settlers surrounded by natives. But sitting in the foreground is one man sitting gazing at what appears to be an iPhone. He is gripping the mystery object just as if it was a modern gadget. The painting was created by Umberto…

Brazilian artist paints ‘biggest’ ever mural

ITAPEVI, BRAZIL: Many painters struggle to get their work viewed but Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra won't have a problem -- his most recent work is billed as the biggest in the world. The prolific Kobra takes as his canvas the sides of the Cacau Show factory on one of the main highways into Sao Paulo, and not just one side but wrapping around the corners Still not quite finished, it shows the top half of an indigenous tribesman in a multicolored collage as he paddles through a great brown river of chocolate. The…