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Graffiti, Palermo, Buenos Aires

Graffiti is big on the streets of Buenos Aires. You see it everywhere. It is widely accepted as a form of street art. I watched a woman one-day painting an elaborate design in front of a school. In another instance I saw a man return and apply a clear coating to his graffiti artwork to protect it from rain. One shop even sold a book devoted to the graffiti artwork around Buenos Aires. There is a lot of talent and imagination. In this photo the pedestrian adds some extra interest.

One response

  1. Here is another great street artist I found. Hope you like it:

    http://www.stink.tk/
    Stinkfish – Colombia

    Thanks for your earlier tips

    December 2, 2011 at 10:35 am

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