The Artist With the Coolest Art Car in the World Get to know Mambo, Twyla artist who started making street art in 1985.

Flavien Demarigny, also known as Mambo, is a Los Angeles-based artist with international influences. Mambo was born in Chile to a French father and a Hungarian mother, and was raised in Latin America. He started his artistic career in Paris in the mid 80s as a street artist and graphic designer. He cites funk and jazz music as well as the New Wave era style as important creative influences during his time in France. He uses a unique visual language to create both figurative and abstract depictions of the human condition; he uses line, color, and form to convey the core themes in his art such as humanity, emotion, memory, and sensation. Check out this video to get a quick introduction to what he’s all about—don’t miss seeing the custom VW he drives around LA!