Pastel paints a new mural in Paris

Argentinian artist Fransisco Diaz aka Pastel spent a few days in Paris where he  just completed a seven storey mural with his  floral signature imagery. Based on the feedback of the residents, Pastel created a bespoke composition in which flora and natural landscapes are both descriptive and symbolize the place and events that marked it. Snowberry or

Pastel unveils “No Amnesia”, a new mural in Florida

Our friend Pastel just sent us a series of fresh images from his latest creation which just spawned in West Palm Beach, Florida.Entitled “No Amnesia”, the Argentinean muralist quickly worked his way through this signature piece showing a mix of vegetation and arrow-heads. Another delicate and beautiful piece of work by Pastel.Continue reading to discover

Pastel paints a new mural in Playa del Carmen, México

After Italy, Portugal and Argentina, our friend Francisco Diaz aka Pastel is not slowing down with his work and his beautiful mural in Playa del Carmen proves it.During his recent stay in Mexico Argentinian artist painted a new piece titled “Pre-hispanic conquest”. Addressing the issue of colonization of central and south America by the Spanish, this beautiful

“Huemul”, a new mural by Pastel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Our friend Pastel just sent us some images from his latest mural which was recently finished on the streets of his hometown, Buenos Aires.Entitled “Huemul”, the talented Argentinean muralist quickly worked his way through this signature piece showing some of his floral patterns combined with arrowheads and the silhouette of a deer.Continue reading for more

“Vascular Endemism”, a new mural by Pastel in Azores, Portugal

Our friend Pastel was recently invited to paint on the Azores island in Portugal for the excellent Walk & Talk Street Art Festival.The Argentinean muralist brought to life some of his signature plant-based imagery for the locals to enjoy.Vascular plants are also known as higher plants or tracheophytes. Their defining characteristic is the differentiation of

Pastel creates a new mural in Girona, Spain

Francisco Diaz aka Pastel is the latest artist to paint on the streets of Girona in Spain for the Milestone Street Art Project. Painted in the district of “Font de la Polvora”, a gipsy neighborhood where the public space is used as an extension of their homes. The site identity is an important element of his

Pastel creates “Not Now”, his latest mural in Gaeta, Italy

From Argentina to Italy! Pastel is now in Gaeta where he was invited to paint a new piece for the Memorie Urbane Street Art Festival 2015.The Argentinean muralist created this beautiful and sensual mural showing some of his signature imagery for the locals to enjoy. The piece depicts African plants that symbolize the native roots

Pastel creates a new floral mural for Public ’15 in Perth, Australia

With Public 2015 going strong over in Perth, Australia, we just received these images of the new mural painted by Argentinian artist, Francisco Diaz aka Pastel. Titled “Idealism of aboriginal Ngarluma“, the piece is addressing the historic issue of  Ngarluma people, the original inhabitants of the coastal areas around Roebourne (West Pilbara Western Australia). Archaeological surveys

Pastel creates two new murals in South America

Our friend Pastel is currently traveling through South America where he just finished working on new pieces in Argentina and Uruguay. Painting on the busy streets of Buenos Aires and Villa Soriano, the Argentinean street artist brought to life two beautiful “floral” murals which are featuring some of his signature imagery. Hit the jump for more

Pixel Pancho & Pastel collaborate on a new piece in Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic

Pixel Pancho and Pastel are still in Dominican Republic for the first edition of the ArteSano Street Art Festival curated by Evoca1 and Inoperable.Painting on the beach of Rio San Juan, the Italian-Argentinean duo quickly worked on this piece which is featuring each artist’s distinctive style. The mural is entitled “Go Home.Continue reading for more

Art Basel ’14: Pastel and Jufe paint a collaborative piece in Wynwood, Miami

Pastel and Jufe recently joined forces to work on this new collaborative piece in Wynwood, Miami for Art Basel 2014. This piece was painted as part of the Raw Project located at the Jose de Diego Middle School and curated by WynwoodMap.The Argentinean-Puerto Rican duo worked together on a representation of the plants as a funeral

Pastel creates a beautiful mural on the streets of Mendoza, Argentina

Our friend Francisco Diaz aka Pastel spent a few days in Mendoza, Argentina where he was invited to paint a new mural for the street art Festival Muropolis.Working with the plants used by the native “Pehuenche” community, before the spanish invasion, the Argentinean muralist once again delivers a beautiful piece for the locals to enjoy.Continue

Franco Fasoli Jaz and Pastel team up for a collab mural in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Franco Fasoli Jaz and Pastel recently teamed up in their home town of Buenos Aires and created this double piece. Using different color palette for each of the images, they created these two piece that look like a mirrored image at a first glance.With Jaz’ signature anthropomorphic characters, juxtapozed with Pastel’s floral imagery, the piece

Pastel paints a new mural for Festival Asalto in Zaragoza, Spain

Francisco Díaz aka Pastel, was another participant of the recent edition of Asalto festival in Zaragoza Spain. The Argentinian artist created a this large signature piece, depicting elements of local plants and flowers that grow in this abandoned area of the town, dominated by the bright yellow man made arrowheads. All painted using colors that can

Pastel New Mural – Villa Soriano, Uruguay

Our friend Pastel spent the last few weeks in Villa Soriano, Uruguay where he was invited for a residency with the good lads from the Residencia Vatelon.The Argentinean muralist worked on a beautiful mural in Villa Soriano which is featuring some of his trademark imagery. The talented artist also took advantage of the city’s natural