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Giant Street Art Mural Completed in Downtown L.A.

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Photo of "Heartship" by Birdman Photos via Flickr
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As part of the LA Freewalls project, German street artists How and Nosm recently finished up a large-scale mural in DTLA's Arts District.

The blog Brooklyn Street Art reports that the106 feet by 60 foot piece, called "Heartship," took six days to finish, and that its intention is to "entertain, elate, and educate about what self-taught artists with heart can produce and add to the man-made environment."

The Freewalls project, headed up by artist Daniel Lahoda, is in part an effort to draw attention to L.A.'s moratorium on murals, and the citation process that goes along with it.