Street art is a trend that is growing every day around the world. Although it was originally considered to be an act of vandalism and generated rejection by society, it has been becoming a new way of expression with a variety of techniques such as graffiti, paste-up and stencil.
Street Art in Palermo
If you walk through Buenos Aires you can find any wall intervened, but in general, the more colorful neighborhoods to visit are Palermo, Colegiales, Villa Crespo, Congress, Barracas, Montserrat and La Boca. There are so many graffitis that they have organized guided tours. Street art in Buenos Aires is regulated since 2009 in the law of muralism and interventions must have the approval of the owner of the property.
Street Art in Palermo can be discover walking on your own or through guided tours, organized by experts guides, and conducted by the City’s Tourism Agency. Visits are free of charge and are held every 3rd Saturday of month. From March to November at 11 am and December, January and February at 10 am. Walking through the area you can find dragons and human figures that were made by different artistic mergers.