Puerto’s street art scene has not only has become one of the most striking cultural proposals in the northern district, but has also enriched the wide range of tourist attractions that the city has to offer. The Literature Festival Travel and Adventure is held in the neighbourhood of La Tadpole from fifth until the eleventh October, This innovative project creative hosts street art as a complementary activity in Periplo.
This year Argentinian artist Ron Martin and the Valencia based artists Pichi & Avo were invited to paint two new murals which will join the other works of urban art in the old town.
Ron Martin is best known for the visual impact and the large size of its murals. His style has been labeled as ‘urban surrealism’ an excellent mastery of hyper-realistic technique combined with some fantastic elements, has achieved unique compositions on walls and buildings in cities around the world.
Pichi & Avo are an artist duo who mix classical fine art illustration with graffiti. On perfecting their technique they have infused a staggering level of figurative detail with graffiti that we all know and love.
The quiet neighbourhood of La Tadpole certainly has been given a colourful insight to the beautiful world of street art by Ron Martin and our friends Pichi and Avo.
Images courtesy of Puerto Street Art