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 with Buenos Aires Street Art, 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.
Designs featuring stunning landscapes, hearts, cyclops monsters and a sensitivity for the natural world around him are hallmarks of the works of Argentine graffiti artist Bater. What makes his skills even more remarkable is his ability to bring together talented artists and friends to create stunning collaborations.
Martin Ron has painted a series of breathtaking murals in Buenos Aires. His artworks stand out for their visual impact and grand scale using the technique of hyper-realism combined with elements of fantasy to create unique compositions on walls and buildings. Martin paints impossible situations that give the impression that they are happening in real life. Exclusive interview by Matt Fox-Tucker of Buenos Aires Street Art.
One of the most influential and talented street artists working in Buenos Aires today is Louis Danjou, more commonly known as Grolou. Buenos Aires Street Art caught up with the Frenchman who has left his stamp all over the city and Province of Buenos Aires with his amazing animals and eye-catching abstract designs. Grolou now lives in Quilmes in the Province of Buenos Aires and he told us about his project called Pinta tu Barrio.
Cof is one of the most talented and recognisable street artists working in Buenos Aires. His humorous, colourful and brilliant cartoon characters have lit up the city, capturing the mood and bringing a smile to people’s faces. Exclusive interview by Buenos Aires Street Art.
Amor has painted his designs in New York, Paris, London, Berlin, Sweden, Poland, the Czech Republic, Brazil, Uruguay and all over Argentina. His name in Spanish and Latin of course means love, and like the lyrics to the famous track ‘Message of Love’ by The Pretenders, his message is a simple one.
French artist Chloe Tiravy has painted a series of stunning and powerful new murals in Buenos Aires over the last few weeks. She told Buenos Aires Street Art how she likes to create drama in her artworks and about her latest designs.