Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

Not so secret, but worth a look anyway

Love Home Swap, a popular home exchange website, analyzed more than 700,000 travel tips from 70,000 site members to create a list of travel recommendations. here’s the result in their “Top 150 Secret Destinations” infographic. Maybe not so secret, but … Continue reading

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Tree Book Tree

Buenos Aires-based publisher Pequeños Editor has created a fun and educational book that can be recycled into a tree. The Tree Book Tree children’s book is printed on acid-free paper with environmentally safe ink. The book’s pages are impregnated with … Continue reading

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Weapon of Mass Instruction

Buenos Aires artist Raul Lemesoff is celebrating World Book Day today with his latest rolling “weapon of mass instruction”. This version of his militant bookmobile is built on the chassis of an old Ford Falcon and is traveling around Argentina … Continue reading

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Isn’t all art derivative ?

Three well-known international street artists are suing former Python Terry Gilliam, charging the director with ripping-off one of their collaborative murals painted in Buenos Aires, Argentina nearly four years ago. The artists—Jaz, Ever and Other—allege that a mural in the … Continue reading

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Mexico City-based designer and illustrator Aldo Crusher created this charming series of vibrant, polychromatic illustrations for Aire magazine. Cosmópolis cleverly uses geometric elements to explore iconic landmarks and attractions in each city.

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Peace Through Literature

Argentinian artist/activist Raul Lemesoff has found a unique way to promote his “peace through literature” project. Lemesoff has transformed his old 1979 Ford Falcon into a traveling library shaped like a tank. The Arma De Instruccion Masiva or Weapon of … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Has the Tower of Babel

Best known for her amazing installations, Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujin has created the new “Tower of Babel” in Plaza San Martin, Buenos Aires. Built to celebrate Buenos Aires being named World Book Capital 2011, the seven-story sculpture contains 30,000 … Continue reading

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Reader’s Choice: Bookshop Porn III

The Libreria El Ateneo Grand Splendid occupies a spectacular 1920s theater in downtown Buenos Aires. El Ateneo has retained the sumptuous theatrical decor, while adding bookshelves and turning the private boxes into intimate reading rooms. Best of all, this literary … Continue reading

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