The art of street artists is always evolving and changing just like the world itself. “Negritoo” is an artist who works primarily in acrylic, pastel, and charcoal to create his murals. Born in São Paulo, Brazil, he has found inspiration for his work to be the people’s struggles with their surroundings. His murals are colorful depictions of what he sees around him including scenes of poverty, violence, peace, and hope.
Street art and murals are often used as a way to express creativity, as well as to beautify an otherwise drab or dirty space. Street art is an artwork that is displayed in a public place where hundreds or thousands of people can view it. On the other hand, murals are usually professionally commissioned and designed pieces of public art that are painted on large surfaces or buildings.
There is a misconception about street art or graffiti. It’s not vandalism; it’s an art form that can be used to make a statement or to beautify an area. There are many types of street art, including murals, graffiti, stencils, and wheat pastes.
Listed below are some impressive street art and murals by Negritoo that are sure to inspire you.