Luxor is the best-known street artist in La Plata, Buenos Aires, and in the last five years he has painted more than 400 murals around the city. His striking and colourful artworks contain influences from Latin American aboriginal traditions, symbolism and popular culture. Continue reading →
Death, Skeletor, Predator, monsters, vampires, demons and Trap Jaw holding the severed head of Jesus Christ are among the stunning and terrifying creations of Argentine street artist Emy Mariani. Buenos Aires Street Art spoke with Emy about his love for heavy metal, horror stories, myths and legends, and his views about death and religion that all have a big influence on his art.
Sabotaje al Montaje together with Richar, Sau and Lar from the Canary Islands were taking part in the International Meeting of Muralism and Public Art in Cosquín near Córdoba last week. The four street artists stayed in Buenos Aires for six days at the end of their trip and painted some cool new murals in Tres de Febrero. Sabotaje al Montaje (real name Matías Mata) spoke with Buenos Aires Street Art about his first trip to Argentina and how he likes to use “colour to strike out against the system”. Continue reading →
Stunning murals of brightly coloured punks and beautiful female figures made out of geometric shapes have become a common sight on the streets of Buenos Aires. They are the creations of Argentine street artist Patxi Mazzoni Alonso.
Saile was in Buenos Aires for Meeting of Styles 2012 and painted a brilliant new intervention in Barracas. The Chilean artist is a member of the Stgo Under Crew which first formed in 2000, and spoke with Buenos Aires Street Art about how he first got into graffiti, his crew and about some of the elements in his art.
Aryz finished a stunning new mural last week at Meeting of Styles in Buenos Aires on the facade of a five storey building in San Telmo. At just 23, Aryz has already made his mark with his beautiful and giant murals with their soft colours and subtle tones establishing him as one of the world’s most exciting talents. In a revealing interview with Buenos Aires Street Art, Aryz told us about his latest artwork, his respect for graffiti, why he prefers not to show his face when he’s interviewed and how his murals when photographed often look totally different from the original artworks.
Gaia has been painting an eye-catching and sensitive new intervention with Nanook on the front of an ice cream factory in Barracas, Buenos Aires. In an exclusive interview, the New Yorker and Baltimore-based street artist, who is in Argentina for Meeting of Styles 2012, told us about the concepts behind his latest design and how his interventions relate specifically to their location and the people who live and work there.