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Street Artist Pastel from Buenos Aires


Urban Acupuncture

Buenos Aires

The Argentinian painter and architect Francisco Díaz (alias Pastel) understands his work on the street as an urban acupuncture.

"Modern cities are full of “Non-places” because of irregular and not inclusive masterplanning. So paintings can be a kickstart for those places, working on the local identity and not being another tool of social gentrification. Working with flora as social symbolism, the pieces begin a dialogue about the nature of man and his surroundings. The existential, real, pure and tragic, almost forgotten in modern society."

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