RETNA & EL MAC go big in Culver City

RETNA and EL MAC have teamed up for another mural, this time in Culver City. Their newest mural, titled Of Our Youth, can be seen on the side of Graphaids art supply store, on La Cienega between Jefferson and Washington.

El Mac & Retna
Retna and El Mac have been killing it with collaborations in Los Angeles for years, but this wall is next level. Retna creates the dopest glyphs that are cryptic yet meaningful, while El Mac paints some of the most amazing photo realistic portraits of any artist that works with a can. The juxtaposition of their two unique styles has been applauded and respected for years, and they keep brining the love to LA and we love it.

The imagery and text used in this mural was inspired by their time spent at Skid Row, while painting their previous mural. The artists met a man by the name of Ralph Woodruff aka Chato and were inspired by this man’s past hardships, experiences and overall outlook on life. His ability to recognize his mistakes and atone for his sordid past was something that resonated with RETNA. The text which reads, “So today I’m trying to change a few things to rectify the situation of my past. So today I’m looking towards the future (of our youth highlighted)” is a quote taken from their conversation.

See more art by Retna at www.digitalretna.com/

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