Oz Montania has painted a great new piece depicting parliamentary politicians as dirty pigs after Paraguay president Fernando Lugo was removed from office on Friday.
This fantastic photo of Buenos Aires graffiti by Cof, Mab and NM with some construction workers on their lunch break was taken by photographer Dan Gindling on his recent trip to Argentina. The photograph has has been entered in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012.
The stunning mural of Carlos Tevéz in Fuerte Apache towers over a tiny football pitch where youngsters aspire to become the World Cup stars of the future. The homage to one of Argentina’s most famous and popular footballers has “immortalized Tevéz” according to Martin Ron, who painted the giant portrait with Lean Frizzera and Emy Mariani. BA Street Art was granted special access to take photographs inside Fuerte Apache, regarded as one of the most dangerous places in the world and spoke with Martin about the project. Continue reading →
Amor has just finished painting a family house in Palermo. The design was inspired by a huge tree in front of the building with the forms and shapes in the mural relating to its branches and trunk.
Mario Calvo has painted a series of new murals of Yoda from Star Wars in Buenos Aires over the last couple of weeks in the barrio of Palermo where he lives. He told BA Street Art why he likes to paint the Jedi Master.
A mural painted by Blu in Buenos Aires has recently been covered over during the construction of new apartment blocks in Villa Urquiza. The Italian master painted the piece on the side of this building during his trip to Latin America in 2007. The five-storey apartment block is one of a number of new projects that are being built on top of squares, playing fields and public spaces around the barrio.
New intervention by Chilean artist Felipe Smides in Villa Urquiza painted last weekend . The anti-comsumerist craze is known as culture jamming whereby advertising billboards are altered to change their meaning. With this intervention, Felipe has changed the poster that champions the benefits of a pain killing drug with the message ‘Set fire to your slavery’ (‘Incendia tu esclavatud’) with two giant matches.