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KOBE BRYANT TRIBUTE MURAL

Kobe Bryant Tribute Mural unveiling is still to be determined due to COVID restrictions.

*It was previously announced that a public unveiling would be held on April 17th. Please join our newsletter to receive the most updated information. 

An original mural of Lakers legend and icon Kobe Bryant will be unveiled at the 1020 Mission Street complex in South Pasadena as a joint project commissioned by building owner Thano Adamson of Mission Tile West, tenant Andrew D. Bernstein, and co-sponsored by the South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC)

 

Bernstein, the longtime team photographer for the Los Angeles Lakers and senior official photographer for the NBA, photographed the entirety of Kobe Bryant’s 20-year, Hall of Fame career and was co-author with Bryant on the worldwide bestselling book, “The Mamba Mentality: How I Play.” In 2018, Bernstein was honored by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with the prestigious Curt Gowdy Award for Media.

 

The approximate 15’x15’ mural will be painted by renowned artist Jonas Never from a photograph Bernstein took as Bryant left the court for the last time in a Lakers uniform on April 13, 2016, following a magical 60-point performance. The mural unveiling will coincide with the five-year anniversary of Bryant’s final professional game. It will be the first tribute mural to Bryant in South Pasadena. Other tribute murals throughout Southern California and the world can be viewed here: kobemural.com

 

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PHOTO BY NBA HALL OF FAME PHOTOGRAPHER ANDREW BERNSTEIN

PAINTED BY RENOWNED ARTIST

JONAS NEVER

 

 

 

 

Many thanks for helping to honor Kobe’s memory and support the arts in South Pasadena.

SPARC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit arts organization. Your donations are tax-deductible - Tax-ID. 81-3642918

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