Aryz finished a stunning new mural last week at Meeting of Styles in Buenos Aires on the facade of a five storey building in San Telmo. At just 23, Aryz has already made his mark with his beautiful and giant murals with their soft colours and subtle tones establishing him as one of the world’s most exciting talents. In an exclusive interview with Buenos Aires Street Art, Aryz told us about his latest artwork, his respect for graffiti, why he prefers not to show his face when he’s interviewed and how his murals when photographed often look totally different from the original artworks.
Dame has completed a dramatic piece depicting an Israel air-strike on Gaza with children fleeing for their lives from a helicopter gunship as parents clutch their dead and dying loved ones in their arms. Argentine graffiti artist Dame said seeing shocking photos of the dead and injured in Gaza from Israeli missile attacks was the inspiration for his latest artwork at Meeting of Styles in Buenos Aires. 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 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.
Aryz was one of more than 70 street artists painting at Meeting of Styles 2012 “All in One” today as the second edition of the street art festival in Buenos Aires officially got underway after the bad weather yesterday.
The second edition of Meeting of Styles Argentina comes to Buenos Aires this week and the international street art festival under the title “All in One” will be held in the neighbourhood of Barracas over five days from Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th November. More than 80 street artists including Aryz (Spain), Gaia (USA), Nanook (USA), Saile (Chile), Charquipunk and La Robot de Madera (Chile), Entes (Peru) and Fog (Peru) will be taking part as well as many of Argentina’s most talented artists.