Textura Dos: Buenos Aires Street Art

Textura Dos: Buenos Aires Street Art


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A very stylish and excellent review of the street art scene in the capital of Argentina. Each chapter deals with a different neighbourhood in the city.

The book has texts in English and Spanish.

Author:Matt Fox-Tucker and Guilherme Zauith


160 pages / 26cm x 21.7cm

Published by Mark Batty Publisher in 2010

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Buenos Aires is the second largest city in South America. It should come as no surprise that it boasts a sprawling and distinctive street art scene.  This subculture reflects the civic pride of the portenos, the word used to refer to the city's citizens, as well as the influences of global graffiti, street art and visual cultures.

Textura Dos: Buenos Aires Street Art breaks the city down into neighborhoods, or barrios, providing a stunning visual tour of the city. The authors recount their experiences of exploring the featured barrios, meeting the artists and photographing their work. In revealing these visual aspects of Buenos Aires, the authors also share their views of one of the worlds great cities. From the murals of Palermo and San Telmo, to the politically charged work of La Boca, the richness of the city's urban art takes shape between the covers of this book.

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