Mural Of Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Is Being Painted In San Francisco


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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.

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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, SFGate reported Friday.


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Iglesias told 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.”


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He had also painted a mural of Robin Williams in downtown San Francisco that has since been demolished.


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Cobre said he was searching for a building for a new mural when environmental nonprofit oneatmosphere.org approached him about the project.


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