Photo by J Spinney
A Roman gladiator, glowing blue, purple, pink and orange is set against a black background on the side a building. The gladiator's head is tilted back.
Artist(s): Mike Burt


Completed: 2020

Defeat was painted by Mike Burt of Trackside Studios in 2020.

This mural, located at the corner of Grafton and Sackville Street, was funded by the Gritty to Pretty grant program, offered by the Downtown Halifax Business Commission.

Trackside Studios can be found online: and more of Mike Burt’s murals can be found on Instagram: @princefuze.

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Where to Find This Mural

Location: 1600 Grafton Street Halifax, NS B3J 2C2 Get Directions

Accessibility: This mural is located on the side of a building and the sidewalk in the area is very steep.