Cabaio exhibits in UNIONNew art15Jul

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15 July

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Here are some images of stencil artist Cabaio’s vibrant solo show which opened at our gallery, UNION, at the end of June. You can view the catalogue of artworks here.

If you’d like to view the show in person, just send us a mail to arrange an appointment: info@galeriaunion.com

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Cabaio’s first solo show “La Lluvia” opens in Galeria UNION, 26 JuneThings we love14Jun

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Galeria UNION is proud to present “La Lluvia”, the first solo exhibition from Cabaio.

Cabaio began painting in 2001 in the stencil collective Vomito Attack, unleashing dark humour and caustic socio-political commentary in the aftermath of the economic crisis. He currently works solo under the name Cabaio, and as part of the art collective Chen-Chen, together with Brasilian artist Clara Domingas.

Cabaio has a distinctive style, using multiple layers of stencils to create intricate and visually arresting works. For his first solo show, Cabaio has created a diverse collection of 20 artworks on paper, canvas and wood. The exhibition presents aesthetics and concepts developed throughout his painting career, both in the streets and his studio, in a deeply personal collection of works that range from the emotive and intimate, to the polemic and political.

The chaotic beauty of life in the city requires us to live with overwhelming levels of visual stimulation. Cabaio demonstrates a heightened sensitivity to his urban surroundings and  ’La Lluvia’ acts as a form of catharsis for the artist. He channels  the volatile energy of the city, capturing its chaos and beauty which he transforms into unique works of art.

Opening: Thursday 26 June,  5pm-10pm
Closes: 28 August
Venue: Galeria UNION, Carlos Calvo 736, San Telmo, Buenos Aires
Opening Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12-17hs
Please email us prior to your visit to arrange a viewing: info@galeriaunion.com

 

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graffitimundo joins the Google Cultural InstituteEvents10Jun

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10 June

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graffitimundo is pleased to join Google’s Cultural Institute as a partner on Google’s new Street Art Project which launched today. graffitimundo is one of 30 global partners to contribute to this new platform which aims to document and preserve street art from around the world.

graffitimundo has uploaded more than 300 images to form a collection of some of the best examples of urban art from Buenos Aires, both past and present. In addition, graffitimundo’s curated exhibitions explore different aspects of the scene and its history.

The high resolution images can be viewed at high levels of magnification, revealing minute levels of detail such as brush strokes and wall texture. The images are available for viewing purposes only and the platform is strictly non commercial, all intellectual property rights remain with the artists.

Jonny Robson from graffitimundo says, ‘ The Google Art Project supports our work in documenting and promoting the Buenos Aires urban art scene. We have created a collection of works which give viewers from around the world an insight into this extraordinary scene.’

The project launched  with events in Paris and Buenos Aires. The Buenos Aires event will featured live painting and projections from artists Pum Pum, Cabaio and Chu.

Visit graffitimundo’s collection of works here.

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