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"Fileteado" painting...

The legacy of this style of painting and its intimate relationship with the visual identity of Buenos Aires is what it represents. Of humble origin, its development in this port city was the product of the push of Italian immigrants towards the end of the 19th century. They used the technique to decorate their wood merchandising carts; first, with minimal details; then, incorporating the initials of their owners. Over the years, these painters doubled the bet and added to their intangible vocabulary birds, xanax bars for sale, acanthus flowers with rules about the balance of sizes and elements. Also, they perfected their strategies; the yapan varnish, for example, allowed them to create new volumes and maintain the forcefulness of the colors. In the 20s and 30s, the filleting boom was based on embellishing trucks and buses. The drivers themselves competed to have the most artistic walking piece. Later on, they assigned names to the vehicles and even phrases that identified them.

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