When the Writing on the Wall is Art: 10 Latinx Street Artists You Need to Know

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With its bold, vibrant colors and larger-than-life statements, Latinx graffiti art is much more than just spray-painted walls. Far beyond its riveting aesthetic, these painted murals reflect our community and nuestra voz.

For many Latinx street artists, graffiti is a way to express political and social concerns like immigration, violence against women, or racism; and a way to showcase the beauty of life and the power of one’s heritage. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy artists to follow:

1Man One

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An L.A. artist with a vision, Man One strongly advocates that art can be used as its own transformational tool to save lives. His murals are loud with bright colors and sharp lines that draw in your attention. According to his website, his life’s work “is about putting the power of art in the hands, hearts and minds of people all over the world.”