Downtown Milwaukee Celebrates Giannis Antetokounmpo
New Mural Revealed During Bucks Playoffs
In honor of Giannis Antetokounmpo's achievements both on and off the court, Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 is proud to partner with the Milwaukee Bucks and 600 EAST to commission a larger-than-life mural of the MVP and all-time scoring leader of the Milwaukee Bucks. National contemporary artist Mauricio Ramirez was commissioned to bring this photorealistic representation of Giannis to life on the east facade of 600 EAST, located at 600 E. Wisconsin Avenue. The building holds a special place for Bucks fans, given its location on the 2021 Bucks NBA Championship Parade route.
“As a longtime supporter and season ticket holder, we are thrilled the Bucks and Milwaukee Downtown chose 600 EAST for this fantastic tribute to Giannis,” said building owner Dan Nelson, Jr. “Mauricio’s artistry showing Giannis figuratively looking forward - and literally toward downtown Milwaukee, the Deer District and his Fiserv Forum home court - seems fitting for a champion who has achieved so much yet continues to strive to improve every day.”
Installation of the mural began on Monday, April 25, and will continue to reveal itself throughout the 2022 Bucks Playoffs. Once completed, the mural will span 54' x 56'.
Photo courtesy: VISIT Milwaukee