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Mural Festival Brings New Look to South L.A. High School

One of the over two dozen new murals is by Portuguese street artists Add Fuel.
One of the over two dozen new murals is by Portuguese street artists Add Fuel.
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One of the over two dozen new murals is by Portuguese street artists Add Fuel.
Mrbbaby said she was inspired by the school's old mascot, a wolf, and its new mascot, the phoenix.
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One of the over two dozen new murals is by Portuguese street artists Add Fuel.
Victoria Cassinova works one of the over a dozen murals that will be visible to the public from the outside of the school.
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For the past week, artists have been working to give a new look to the campus of Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School in South LA. Over two dozen of them have come from around the world - and from down the street - for a mural festival.

Shepard Fairey, Faith XLVII, Axel Void, and 1010 are among more than two dozen local and international artists who are creating new works at the campus.  

You can see more photos about the murals, and read more about how they ended up at the high school, at LAist.com.