Rat, cat, dog stencils in Buenos Aires

The trio of rat, cat and dog is a variation of a theme by Argentine stencil artist Tanque Stencil that can be found all over Buenos Aires.
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We photographed these designs along Clay street in Las Cañitas and in Plaza Miserere. The artist TNQ told BA Street Art the thinking behind his designs: “The idea is to make people think, make the children happy and surprise people and also to carry a message, change the shape of the city and have some fun.
Rat and cat stencils in Plaza Miserere
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“For example, when the kids see these painted animals, they’re surprised and they really like it. On the other hand, the adults are already thinking: ‘why did the artist do it and what does it mean?’ I get a lot of satisfaction when the people think about  what I’ve done.”
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Rat, cat and dog stencils in Las Cañitas

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