Martín Ron Presents a New Gigantic Mural in Bernal, Buenos Aires

After finishing a childhood-themed double mural this past month, the muralist Martín Ron made news again thanks to his new piece located in Buenos Aires. The Argentine artist recently inaugurated a…


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New 20-meters-high Nelson Mandela Mural Stands Out in the Capital of Uruguay

The face of the great South African champion against Apartheid, Nelson Mandela, stands out today in a large mural that the Uruguayan artist José Gallino painted in a central corner of Montevideo to…


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With Focus on Cultural Heritage, Work on the Largest Mural in the Bío Bío Region of Chile has been Completed

Work on the largest mural in the Bío Bío region of Chile has been completed in the city of Lota, with the title "Lota, Heartbeats for a New Generation." A work that seeks to recognize, among other…


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A Call for Colombian Environmental Art Begins, Sponsored by “Convocatoria VII Salón BAT de Arte Popular”

Amid the varied territories of Colombia flourish a group of people who, with the aim of conveying a message of identity, engage in a unique art form. These artists, using what they can find in their…


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Guayaquil Adds a New Mural with Help from 10 Children with Disabilities

In an atmosphere of camaraderie, fun, and creativity, a monkey, an iguana, a butterfly, a bird, and trees took shape with the contribution of 10 children, who have different types of disabilities,…


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Santiago Ciudad Galeria by Stanley Gonczanski Arrives in Chile

Starting Monday, February 22nd, the visual artist, filmmaker, and publicist Stanley Gonczanski will present his exhibition “Santiago Ciudad Galería,” an urban intervention of digital collage works on…


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Mon Laferte Adds Two New Murals to Her First Outdoor Exhibition in Valparaiso

Mon Laferte is in Chile to hold her first outdoor art exhibition with a number of new murals created for the occasion. The exhibition, called "Procesión: Pinturas de Mon Laferte," will be held in…


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Guayaquil Features “Aeroarte,” the World’s First Aerial Art Gallery

In the city of Guayaquil, 9 murals out of a total of 14 have been inaugurated by Mayor Cynthia Viteri as part of a project to pay tribute to the Ecuadorian city and its heroes. When completed,…


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The Chilean City of Frutillar Celebrates Its Heritage Through Two New Murals

The Chilean city of Frutillar recently carried out Urban Culture Week in its well-known landmark Teatro del Lago. The event involved various activities related to Hip Hop and Urban culture, including…


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Bucaramanga Showcases Local Talent with Addition of New Murals

The Colombian city of Bucaramanga ushered in a New Year dressed in colors thanks to murals created by visual artists participating in the contest "Bucaramanga Cree en tu Talento 2020" (from the…


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Brazilian Street Art Festival “Fest.AR” Adds a VR Twist

São Paulo, a city widely recognized its thriving urban art scene, will host the first edition of “Fest.AR - Graffitis Apagados de São Paulo”, an unprecedented virtual reality event in South America.…


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Eduardo Kobra Begins Restoration Movement for his Works in São Paulo

The famous Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra started a new project, the restoration of his main works. Together with his team a number of pieces will be touched up and repainted starting with Lenda do…


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Chinácota in Colombia Begins the Art Meetup “Sembradores de Paz”

From November 21 to 30, the Colombian municipality of Chinácota in Norte de Santander will host “Sembradores de Paz” (in English, "Sowers of Peace"), an international event that will receive artistic…


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CURA Festival closes its 5th edition with 4 new murals in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

With the motto “2020 tem CURA” (translated as “2020 has a CURE”), one of the biggest public art festivals in the Brazilian "CURA" (Circuito Urbano de Arte) adds to the city of Belo Horizonte 4…


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New Killart Wall Paintings Arrive in Barranquilla for its Latest Edition

On September 23rd, 2020, artists entered in the 2020 Barranquilla (Colombia) Graffiti and Urban Art Festival popularly known as "Killart," and began painting their murals in spaces designated for…


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“Haciendo Calle” Moves From the Web to Guayaquil Communities

With artists such as Andrea Moreira, Ivan Casanova, Chester King Lucky, Made, NeoSudacas, Carla Bresciani and La Señora de los Graffs, the biennial “Haciendo Calle” moves out of its digital stage and…


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Brazilian Muralist Criola to Represent Urban Artists in the Upcoming UFMG Winter Festival

Between September 14th and 23rd, the UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais) will conduct its 52nd Winter Festival. One of the most important and traditional cultural events in Brazil that, this…


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Uruguayan Street Artist José Gallino Prepares for European Tour

In recent years, faces of prominent figures have been popping up on walls across Uruguay, but now, they will begin to appear in several European countries through the talent of street artist José…


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Santo Domingo Celebrates with “A Contagiarnos de Cultura”

The Augusto Egas Health Center has become a new space for cultural expression in the Ecuadorian city of Santo Domingo. Children and adults gathered to participate in the event that was organized to…


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The Brazilian Region of Planaltina Honors its History Through Street Art

The Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the Federal District of Brazil (SECEC) launched a public call for proposals that will select 15 graffiti artists to contribute works to the…


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Santiago de Chile Metropolitan Park Reopens with New Mural by Cekis

The project to add a new ground mural at the North entrance to the Santiago Metropolitan Park was managed by creative studio Lira Arte Público, specialists in mural interventions in public spaces and…


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Colombian Street Art Festival “Killart” Set to Take Over Barranquilla City

The sixth edition of Colombian urban art Festival Killart recently opened its sign-up process within the framework set out for cultural events in the city and adapting to new biosecurity measures due…


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Rio de Janeiro Prepares to Host the Rua Walls Event

In September, Rio de Janeiro will host the Rua Walls event, an open and accessible public art project with the participation of 18 urban artists. Together, they will transform 1.5 km of city walls…


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In Perú, Urban Artist Daniel Manrique Barzola Honors Covid-19 Victims.

While health workers of all nations desperately seek a vaccine to contain the crisis, many citizens have started focussing on ways to pay tribute to victims who lost their lives to the disease. Such…


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“Puertas Abiertas” to be Held Online this Year

This year the fourth edition of "Puertas Abiertas" (Open Doors) will be held online. This is an event in which artists from the Yungay neighborhood of Santiago de Chile integrate the community into…


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With 12 New Murals, São Paulo Continues to Churn Out Urban Art Pieces.

Planned as part of the "NaLata" Festival--and thought by many to have been postponed due to the pandemic--the project to paint 12 new murals in the Pinheiros neighborhood of São Paulo is still going…


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“Persiste” the First non-Profit Street Art Auction in Chile Successfully Completed

The Chilean street art gallery Lira Arte Público and a group of artists organized a charity auction called "Persiste" with the participation of well-known talents such as INTI, Alejandro "Mono"…


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Perú and Colombia Celebrate Their Close Ties Through Urban Art Talks

On July 21st, the muralists Yohn Smith Sierra and Roberto Peremese will participate in a lecture titled “Conversations About Urban Art,” where they will discuss how their projects have contributed to…


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The Fourth NUMU Festival Takes Place in Ecuador Despite Obstacles

NUMU is an urban art festival that has been taking place in the city of Ibarra in the north of Ecuador since 2017. Its name comes from the words “nuevo mural” or “new mural” because every year they…


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Brazilian Street Artist Kobra Paints Mural Calling for Unity in Time of Pandemic

Cut off from his ability to work on large murals, Kobra decided to paint a small mural indoors that he calls "Coexistence." The piece depicts children from all 5 of the world's major religions joined…


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South American Muralists Come Together in the 5th Edition of the Amazonarte Festival

Even in these times of quarantine, artists still manage to find ways to gather to practice their craft. In addition to working on their creations within health guidelines, they have also decided to…


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Eduardo Kobra Releases New Mural in Honor of F1 Champion Ayrton Senna

The Brazilian circuit of Interlagos, home of one of the most traditional events in Formula 1 racing, celebrated its 80th anniversary on Tuesday with a new giant mural of the legendary Ayrton Senna;…


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The Documentary Series “Nuevo Mundo” Provides a Fresh Look at Street Art in South America

In an eight part series, the work of more than 50 South American artists dedicated to urban art and muralism will be examined to discover their influences and artistic codes. It also takes a look at…


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Venezuelan Artist Creates an Eco-Mural with 200,000 Recycled Bottle Caps

Recently four gigantic macaws made with recycled plastic caps have been installed on the wall of a small square in Caracas, filing one of the entrances of the neighborhood of El Hatillo with color…


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First Edition of “Arte Urbano Lincoln” Set to Take Place in Mendoza, Argentina

From January 31st to February 2nd, the first edition of Arte Urbano Lincoln 2020 is scheduled to take place. This first meeting, "proposes artistic interventions and various installations for the…


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Ipiranga Museum celebrates São Paulo’s Anniversary with Street Art Exhibition

Great news for the art scene of São Paulo as, on January 25th (the date on which São Paulo's anniversary is celebrated), the Ipiranga Museum which is currently under renovation will host the Tapume!…


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33 Grados Urban Art Festival Set to Take Place in Uruguay

The sociocultural project 33 Grados International Festival of Urban Art, is an initiative of the 33 Grados Production Company directed by the Uruguayan Jesús Catsouris and the Italian Desiree…


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