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.
Three brilliant murals painted by Emy Mariani, Martin Ron and Lean Frizzera painted at Meeting of Styles last year were covered over by political graffiti last week. The designs at the junction of Avenida Libertador and Dorrego in Palermo took the artists three days to paint last November when Buenos Aires hosted its first international street art festival.
Lean Frizzera has completed a couple of brilliant murals over the last few weeks none more impressive than the 25 metres high design on the side of a nine-story apartment block in Villa Urquiza, Buenos Aires, that he painted with Emy Mariani.
The stunning mural of Carlos Tevéz in Fuerte Apache towers over a tiny football pitch where youngsters aspire to become the World Cup stars of the future. The homage to one of Argentina’s most famous and popular footballers has “immortalized Tevéz” according to Martin Ron, one of the artists who painted the giant portrait together with Lean Frizzera and Emy Mariani. Buenos Aires Street Art was granted special access to take photographs inside Fuerte Apache, regarded as one of the most dangerous places in the world and spoke with Martin about the project. Continue reading →
Murals of his girlfriend naked, and women with piercings and chains in erotic poses with seductive gazes. “I like to paint sexy women,” says Lean Frizzera who chooses the word ‘provocative’ to describe his striking designs that are turning heads all over Buenos Aires.
Lean Frizzera, Emy Mariani, Martin Ron, Jim Vision, Bater, Rickis and Kase have painted a stunning wall in Agronomia with the theme of the Eighties cartoon series Thundercats. Exclusive photos by Buenos Aires Street Art. Continue reading →
The first hosting of Meeting of Styles in Buenos Aires saw around 130 street artists take part and thousands of people enjoyed the three-day graffiti festival which ran from Friday until Sunday. Continue reading →