Mural Installation by Raúl de Nieves

Raúl de Nieves’ monumental mural All is One (2018) depicts the seminal moment of Saint George slaying the Dragon. This mythical legend illustrates resilience in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. With the story serving as an ongoing metaphor for personal empowerment and service to one’s community, de Nieves has continuously explored this tale and its themes throughout his career. Originally produced as a watercolor on paper, All is One comes to life in The Fenway at the monumental scale of 143 feet high through a building wrap that covers the entire surface of the western wall of the Ansin Building of Fenway Health.

Raúl de Nieves is a multi-media artist, performer, and musician. De Nieves was born in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico in 1983, and re-located to the United States in 1993. His body of work encompasses narrative painting, large-scale figurative sculpture, ornamentally crafted garments, and multimedia performance, often with his band Hairbone. De Nieves has exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad, and was included in the seventy-eighth edition of the Whitney Biennial in 2017 as well as Greater New York at MoMA PS1 in 2015. De Nieves lives in Brooklyn, New York and is represented by Company Gallery, New York.

This work was commissioned by Skanska USA and installed in September 2018.

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