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Oaxacan Street Artists Bring Mexican Muralism to Los Angeles

LaPiztola’s work isn’t just art, it’s political. The name itself is a play on the Spanish words “lapiz” for pencil and “pistola” for pistol. And after the Mexican government squashed a teacher’s protest in Oaxaca in 2006 and months of protests followed, you could see more and more of their work around Oaxaca. Read More at KCRW.

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