Mural by Ice, Pelos de Plumas and Mlie in Chacarita
New artworks by Banksy in Los Angeles have been causing quite a stir ahead of the Oscars on Sunday in which his movie ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ has been nominated for best documentary.
This is one of several new stencils of Klaus Kinski in the movie Aguirre: The Wrath of God that have appeared in Chacarita recently. It depicts Kinski as a crazy Spanish conquistador from the Werner Herzog movie and has livened up an ugly window display at this low-budget supermarket along Avenida Cordoba.
|Open day and knight|
Clip from the video of Aguirre, The Wrath of God
Many thanks to one of our readers who correctly identified the character in the stencil is Klaus Kinski.
Mural by Anchu and Mondo Lila was painted not long after the famous farming crisis and the row between Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and El Campo. The monster appears to signify the government who is robbing money (milk) from the farmers (cows).
|La revancha: Vegetable is crime|
We think the author of this graffiti is a little fed up with vegans telling him ‘meat-eaters are murderers’. And he’s inacted revenge in his own ironic way. After all Argentina is the country where meat is for men and vegetables are for wimps.
|Vegan graffiti: Meat is crime|
There’s certainly no shortage of vegan graffiti on the streets of Buenos Aires. Click here to see more images of vegan graffiti.
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