Martin Ron mural project in Villa Urquiza

Martin Ron finished his amazing new mural in Villa Urquiza on Saturday night after 16 days of painting. It measures 412m2 (14m high by 25m wide with a section of wall measuring 3.1m x 21m) and is the mural that covers the biggest surface area of any building in Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Street Art  is proud to have organized the project. During the first stage of the mural, Martin painted a huge figure of a naked boy inspired by French sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. Photos of the final stage by Miguel Babjaczuk.day 9Day 9 – Surreal – Martin Ron starts painting the face of our friend Chaqueño (Gabriel Dotta) working from photos taken the night before day 10Day 10 – Real genius – painting details of Chaqueño’s face day 11Day 11 – Hair raising – painting aeroplane pulling Chaqueño’s hair day 12Day 12 – Cover up – painting the third and fourth parrots, headphone cable and huge hand day 13Day 13 – Hands on – finishing the hand and starting painting the wasp IMG_1866Day 14 – Spinning around – completing the wasp and the record villa urquiza graffiti tour buenos aires buenosairesstreetart.com Martin Ron Superstar DJ – painting Leonardo Caruso villa urquiza street art project Martin Ron Buenos Aires Street Art Matt Fox-TuckerDay 15 – Up to your neck – Chaqueño’s scarf BA Street Art Martin Ron Matt Fox-Tucker director buenosairesstreetart.comWriting is on the wall clorindo testa martin ron mural villa urquiza miguel babjaczuk foto buenosairesstreetart.comDay 16 final day – On board – mini figure of Argentine architect Clorindo Testa street artist martin ron buenos aires graffiti villa urquiza mural street art tour foto miguel babjaczukBoy wonder – final touches Martin Ron Guilllermo Ron Juan Ignacio Antonucci Jiant mural villa urquizaTeam – Martin Ron, Juan Ignacio Antonucci (Jiant) and Guillermo Ron (Guiviro) villa urquiza mural martin ron project BA Street Art Matt Fox-Tucker foto Miguel BabajaczukMural covering the biggest surface area of any building in Buenos Aires Guillermo Ron (Guiviro) and Juan Ignacio Antonucci (Jiant) formed the team who have also helped Martin Ron paint the surreal mural. Villa Urquiza Art District project is the idea of Matt Fox-Tucker and organised by Buenos Aires Street Art. Martin’s mural has been made possible with the help from Leonardo Caruso, district council CGPC No 12, Buenos Aires City Government and Soulfly. Inauguration of the mural will be taking place on Wednesday August 14th. Photos © Miguel Babjaczuk for Buenos Aires Street Art

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