Buenos Aires is an outdoor art gallery. And admission is free. Check out these photos of our tour through the “Paris of the South”
Unlike most major cities where graffiti began as an artistic expression against social injustices, the street art scene in Buenos Aires began as way of lifting people spirits after the economic collapse in the early 2000′s
Street artists in Buenos Aires like to use bright colors and often cartoonish figures to create work that can be enjoyed on the street as well as in galleries.
Graffiti culture in Buenos Aires is generally accepted by residents. It is not uncommon for artists to approach property owners about painting their homes and offices.
Graffiti in Buenos Aires is rarely considered an act of vandalism committed in the shadows of the night. In fact, you will find many artists working in the daytime.
To see some of the best street art in Buenos Aires, take a walk through the neighborhoods of San Telmo, Palermo and Villa Crespo.
For the best street art walking tour, we recommend GraffitiMundo. Not only will you see some of BA’s dopest outdoor collections, but also learn the history of street art, receive a guide to BA’s art and culture scene and maybe run into an artist or two.
Photos by Diolis
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