AFTER five years as one of the city’s most loved and well known public artworks, the Wickham mural of an Aboriginal boy’s face has been demolished.
Artist Adnate painted the mural in November 2013 on the McNamara Adams building, which was bulldozed on Thursday to make way for Thirdi Group and BaseBuild’s new apartment complex Stella on Hannell.
Adnate will repaint the mural in double its size on the exterior of Stella when it is completed in 2020.
Adnate said last month he could have “never envisaged” the city’s attachment to the mural.
“They've taken an amazing sense of ownership over this, which is really powerful and really incredible.”
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