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7 travel features tagged “Arts & Architecture”

Buenos Aires’ past, as told through street art

The walls of the Argentine city – enlivened by massive murals, whimsical painted figures, moody graffiti and subtle but emblematic stencils – carry a powerful political charge.
28 May 2013


World’s most colourful cities

From a monochromatic blue in Spain to a full palette of hues in Buenos Aires, these five towns are a shade above the rest.
26 March 2013


Preserving history in Buenos Aires

Locals are aiming to protect the city’s Baroque, Art Nouveau and Beaux Arts buildings, which combine to create an eclectic, cosmopolitan and unique architectural landscape.
Read more… 14 March 2013


Localites

Learn a true Buenos Aires art form

While tango may be the Argentine capital’s most famous export, fileteado, a unique style of artistic drawing that originated in the city’s wagon factories, is another local highlight.
Read more… 26 December 2012


Localites

Buenos Aires’ world of art

Commencing 19 May in the Argentine capital is ArteBA, a four-day contemporary art fair showcasing works from 850 international artists.
Read more… 09 May 2012


Buenos Aires’ Avenida 9 de Julio

Find respite from the urban highway in one of the elegant green plazoletas and gardens that decorate the one-kilometre-long Avenida.
Read more… 21 January 2011


The Recoleta Cemetery: Silent theatre and city of the dead

Former presidents, military generals, artists and, most famously, Eva Perón, are buried here in fabulous mausoleums of stone and bronze.
Read more… 23 September 2010


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