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Andres Petreselli paints a mural on the side of a building depicting Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. AP
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is staring down at pedestrians in the heart of San Francisco where an artist is painting a massive mural of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
Greta Thunberg addresses gathering outside White House
SFGate reports Friday that Argentine muralist Andres Iglesias, who signs his art with the pseudonym Cobre, is set to finish the artwork of the Swedish 16-year-old in Union Square by next week.
Greta Thunberg speaks at a climate change rally in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reuters
Iglesias tells SFGate that he's donating his time to complete the work and that he hopes the mural helps people realize "we have to take care of the world."
He also painted a mural of Robin Williams in downtown San Francisco that has since been demolished.
Cobre says he was searching for a building for a new mural when environmental nonprofit oneatmosphere.org approached him about the project.
The nonprofit's executive director, Paul Scott, says he believed the artist would be perfect to create the first of what his group hopes will be a series of works honoring climate-change activists.
On Miami Beach, more than 60 cars sculpted out of sand are drawing attention at this year's Art Basel international festival, but the aim of their creator is as much about raising awareness of climate change as tickling art lovers' palates.
Local farmers are counting their blessings after unexpected heavy rainfall at the end of 2018 caused the dams to overflow by early January and water came gushing back to the wetlands in southeastern Iraq.
A Chinese artist unveiled a sculpture made of discarded mobile phones and shaped like a cell tower in a bid to highlight the problem of electronic waste.
Cones of white paper sprout from the seasalt-eroded pillars of one colonial building along Havana's seafront, elaborately painted curtains cascade from another while out front children play with an installation of multicolored hoses.
The young participating artists created seven objects in total, ranging from triangle to diamond, using various geometrical designs as stencils, as part of the "Days of Moscow" week in the UAE.
To go by the reports, the Dabangg actor’s guard Shera runs a personal security company, Tiger Security which has been made in-charge of the much-anticipated events to take place at the Six Senses Fort in Rajasthan.
Ahead of the proposed wedding between Bollywood stars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif on Thursday, all eyes are set on the pristine venue The Six Senses Hotel, which is also known as Barwara Fort.
Speaking to Vanity Fair, she said: “I’m starting to have an adulthood which is new for me, and very exciting, and I have had new experiences and new people and lots of love.