Artist Retrospective: Kobra
January 21, 2022
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Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra has become one of the most recognizable and prominent muralists of our time. Kobra is known for utilizing bold kaleidoscopic colors and bold geometric compositions to complete large-scale portraits. As an artist, Kobra draws inspiration both from society and human beings as individuals; in particular, human behavior. Protesting such topics as the…
New Mural by Kobra at the World Trade Center Campus, New York
October 28, 2021
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For nearly two years, renowned Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra was unable to travel to the U.S due to the pandemic. Now, Kobra’s first post-pandemic trip has brought him to the streets of New York City, specifically the World Trade Center campus. Over the course of this weekend (10/22 – 10/24), Kobra worked on a new…
New Work By Kobra Pays Tribute To Vivian Maier In Chicago
June 26, 2017
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World renowned Brazilian artist Kobra returned to Chicago Illinois this month. Kobra last visited Chicago to create his acclaimed 10-story Muddy Waters mural as part of Big Walls 2016 – a mural festival facilitated by Columbia College and The Wabash Arts Corridor . Having come back to Chicago for the well-publicized mural dedication on June…
“Let Me Be Myself” by Kobra in Amsterdam
October 5, 2016
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Brazilian street artist Edoardo Kobra just wrapped up a large new piece entitled “Let Me Be Myself” somewhere on the streets of Amsterdam in Netherlands. Using his signature kaleidoscope-like style, Kobra worked several days to create this huge and beautiful portrait of Anna Frank, a German-born diarist and writer. Anna Frank was one of the most discussed Jewish…
Artist Interview: Kobra
July 7, 2016
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Brazil’s Eduardo Kobra continues to put up fantastic works all over the world. Using bright colors filled with different textures, lines, and shading, Kobra’s works are striking in the city settings where they are often found. Kobra uses methodical grid planning, masterful shading and swirling effects to complete massively-scaled portraits that are typically done on…
“The Times They are A-changing”, a new mural by Edoardo Kobra in Minneapolis, USA
September 9, 2015
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Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra has just finished his latest artwork located somewhere on the streets of Minneapolis in the USA. This massive wall, entitled as “The Times They are A-changing”, is 92 feet high by 150 feet long and depicts the American composer and musician Bob Dylan in three different stages of his career. As…
Edoardo Kobra paints a new mural in Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 29, 2015
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Kobra is back in Brazil where he spent the last few days working on a massive new piece somewhere on the streets of Sao Paulo.This 7 x 11 meters piece is entitled “Genial Is Riding a Bike” and show Einstein painted his Kobra’s signature kaleidoscopic style. On the front of the bicycle Kobra has inserted…
Kobra unveils a new mural in Papeete, Tahiti
May 14, 2015
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Kobra was also part of this year’s lineup for the Ono’U Festival in Papeete, Tahiti where he worked on a brand new mural.The Brazilian artist and his assistants quickly worked their way through this signature piece showing two portraits of Polynesian girls in his signature kaleidoscopic style.Continue reading for more detailed images from this artwork…
Kobra creates “The Bedouin”, its latest piece in Dubai, UAE
April 29, 2015
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UAE is booming with public art and Edoardo Kobra is the latest artist to bring his artwork to the streets of Dubai.Entitled The Bedouin”, the Brazilian street artist painted this 26 meters high by 11 meters wide building which is now featuring one of signature kaleidoscopic portraits. The Bedouin are an Arab ethnocultural group, descended from…
Kobra paints a massive new mural in Recife, Brazil
March 20, 2015
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Eduardo Kobra is currently in Brazil where he just finished working on this massive new piece in Recife, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the country with 3,743,854 inhabitants.The Brazilian artist spent a few days working on what is now one of the highest wall in the world with this 80 meters high artwork. The piece is depicting…