Like Mount Rushmore in the United States of America, this masterpiece is very significant to Malaysian history!
Kuala Terengganu City Council (MBKT) revealed the seven mural portraits of the prime ministers of Malaysia and it left visitors in awe! You can find this wall art on a building that houses the Abdul Rahman Hall in Terengganu.
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This 250 square foot mural was painted by four local Malaysian artists from the Red Rebel Art Squad, including Raja Badruddin Hakim Shah Raja Kamarul Bahrin, Wan Ansri Nizam Wan Ismail, Zulkarnain Abd Latif and Mohd Fahmi Abdullah Sani aka Ku Bad, Obi Wang, Joe Janggut and Moc respectively. According to Ku Bad, the inspiration behind the mural actually came from Mount Rushmore! How impressive!
According to The Star, this project by the council costed about RM30,000 and the group mentioned that it almost took them one month to complete the painting, noting that they started on January 9 and completed it on February 4th. Not only that, it is also believed to be the first ever masterpiece as such in Malaysia, and also the third project done by Red Rebel that has gone viral on social media.
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