Nanook and Amor finished painting a cool new mural in Belgrano a couple of days ago that decorates a long wall at the front of a house. Amor said: “The idea was to mix something related to the mysticism of the universe and make it more real with the presence of a human being.”
Gaia and Nanook finished painting a sensitive new design on the front of a locksmith’s shop in Buenos Aires a couple of weeks ago. It features an African American with a sunset lodged in his memory as a reference to the slave trade and Argentina’s tragic past.
Gaia and Nanook have finished their mural at Meeting of Styles 2012 in Buenos Aires on the front of the GHELCO ice cream factory. The design has been carefully created after consultation with the workers and management who have run the factory as a cooperative since 2002. Continue reading →
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.
Street artists including Gaia, Nanook, Charquipunk and La Robot de Madera were painting new artworks at Meeting of Styles 2012 “All in One” in Barracas on Sunday. Photos by Adri Godis.
Nanook has been in Buenos Aires this week and painted this stunning new mural in Villa Crespo. The Baltimore-based street artist has been busy in recent months painting works in France and Italy and found time to drop in on the Argentine capital before heading to his next stop, Madrid.