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See The New Greenway Mural, 'Spaces Of Hope,' Take Shape In Photos

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As is becoming a fall tradition, a wall in the Rose Kennedy Greenway got a new mural. This year, Iranian artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo painted a piece he calls "Spaces of Hope" in Dewey Square.

Here's a look as the new mural took shape:

Mehdi Ghadyanloo climbs into a cherry picker to begin painting a mural on the wall in Dewey Square about two weeks ago. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mehdi Ghadyanloo climbs into a cherry picker to begin painting a mural on the wall in Dewey Square about two weeks ago. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Iranian artist discusses next steps with the mural crew. Ghadyanloo has created more than 100 surreal public works of art in Tehran, but this is his first in the U.S. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Iranian artist discusses next steps with the mural crew. Ghadyanloo has created more than 100 surreal public works of art in Tehran, but this is his first in the U.S. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo paints the highlight onto the balloon in his new mural on the Greenway. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo paints the highlight onto the balloon in his new mural on the Greenway. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mehdi Ghadyanloo and his assistant, Henry Kunkel, high five after finishing the balloon at the top of the mural. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mehdi Ghadyanloo and his assistant, Henry Kunkel, high five after finishing the balloon at the top of the mural. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo examines the texture of the wall before sketching out his design. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo examines the texture of the wall before sketching out his design. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People walking by the Greenway watch the mural progress. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People walking by the Greenway watch the mural progress. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mehdi Ghadyanloo poses with his daughter, Golsa, in Dewey Square. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Mehdi Ghadyanloo poses with his daughter, Golsa, in Dewey Square. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Work in progress. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Work in progress. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo at work on the mural Thursday, Oct. 27. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo at work on the mural Thursday, Oct. 27. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo stands in front of his completed mural in Dewey Square on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ghadyanloo stands in front of his completed mural in Dewey Square on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

This article was originally published on October 27, 2016.

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