The general elections are taking place in Argentina today with President Cristina Fernández set for a landslide victory. There has been plenty of election-themed graffiti going up in Buenos Aires over the last few weeks including these poster mock-ups by Bs As Stencil in Colegiales. Continue reading →
Buenos Aires Street Art has been in Valparaiso, Chile this week and came across this mural painted by Argentine street artist Jaz in a collaboration with Fisek, Inti and Charquipunk. It was painted in January 2008 but it’s still intact as the pictures show.
Street artists MPC who have painted a series of giant crocodiles around Buenos Aires have been working on their latest design in Villa Crespo.
|eMePeCe’s new design in Villa Crespo|
The group have chosen a series of prominent locations on street corners to give a more three-dimensional feel to their amazing reptiles like this design in Belgrano at the junction of Balbin and Monroe.
|Giant crocodile in Villa Urquiza|
|Another design by MPC in Coghlan|
Street artists have transformed a former railway station in La Plata that now functions as a cultural centre.
|Old railway station gets facelift|
The building named Estación Circunvalación in the capital of the Province of Buenos Aires operated as a regional train station connecting La Plata with Pipinas, Magdalena and Lezama until it was closed during the military dictatorship in 1979.
|Pelos de Plumas|
More than a dozen artists from the Capital Federal and from La Plata including Pelos de Plumas, Nice, Mart, Nero, MtNcR, Hoem, GMC and Sato participated in the project.
|MtNcR and Nice|
|Hoem, GMC and Sato|
Ice describes him as ‘the best graffiti artist in Argentina’. And when you see the incredible artworks by Dame it’s easy to understand why so many of his peers hold him in such high regard.