From vast murals splashed across concrete buildings to politically charged messages stenciled on garage doors, Buenos Aires's street art is vibrant and rich. Thanks to liberal laws, a receptive public, and a group of talented artists, the local scene continues to develop at an excitingly quick pace (Graffitmundo’s street art tours are popular with tourists and porteños alike).
Luckily for street art fans, the work isn't limited to the outdoors, as several of the city's most prominent artists produce works on canvas. At urban art gallery Hollywood in Cambodia, tucked at the back of the Post Street Bar in Palermo Soho, three major collectives — Malatesta, Bs.As Stencil, and Run Don't Walk — curate exhibitions and sell affordable small prints and stencils. The guy who counts out your change could easily be one of the city's best-known street artists, not that he'll mention it.
For more of the city's best street art available for purchase, check out Graffitimundo's online catalog or make an appointment to view the work for sale at UNION, the collective's new gallery space in the historic San Telmo neighborhood.
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