Chris Hemsworth $20million Byron Bay mega-mansion: First inside pictures

Mail Online | 7/1/2019 | Jo Scrimshire For Daily Mail Australia
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After almost three years of construction, Chris Hemsworth is finally ready to move into his Byron Bay mansion.

And on Monday, the Hollywood star offered the first ever glimpse inside the property when he revealed one of its rooms had been decorated with an enormous mural.

Chris - Artists - Job - Painter - Surfer

Chris, 35, hired 'one of [his] favourite artists' for the job, 31-year-old Indigenous painter and surfer Otis Hope Carey, and the results truly are spectacular.

The Thor actor shared a gallery of photos to Instagram that highlighted the scale and detail of the mural, and also showed the talented artist at work.

Caption - Artwork - Imagery - Dancing - Gumbaynggirr

In the caption, he explained that the artwork 'focuses on representational imagery of the ceremonial dancing of the Gumbaynggirr people [an Aboriginal group from the Mid North Coast of NSW] weaved together with traditional forms in thanks to their totemic spiritual emblem "GAAGAL".'

Going into greater detail, Chris added: 'Long shifting black lines ripple across the wall demonstrating the power and energy emanating from dancing feet stomping into the ground.

Line - Work - Composition - Reference - Ocean

'Blue circular line work is painted over the top throughout the composition in reference to the ocean in an act of thanks for its healing powers and all that is received from it.

'In this piece, Otis utilises traditional symbols and imagery in grandiose scale in a display of contemporary practice and thought.'

Photos - Beauty - Grandiosity - Artwork - Idea

The photos not only highlight the beauty and grandiosity of the artwork, but also give some idea as to the...
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