The Latino Artist Behind the Kobe and Gigi Bryant Mural in Brooklyn

An NBA legend, a world icon and a childhood hero to so many — gone in the blink of an eye. For 33-year–old Efren Andaluz, who never met Kobe but was greatly impacted by the loss, it was important for him to share with the world what the legendary athlete meant to him. Art was how Andaluz dealt with and expressed his feelings. …

The world was stunned on January 26, 2020, when news broke that Kobe Bryant had died. Hours later we learned that his 13-year-old daughter Gianna also perished on the helicopter, along with seven others. It was devastating for millions around the globe. It was something that could only be […]


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