El Santo ENMASCARADO DE PLATA (English translation: The Saint The Man in the Silver Mask) was a masked professional wrestler, a film actor, and a folk icon. El Santo is one of the most famous and iconic of all Mexican luchadores, and has been referred to as one of “the greatest legends in Mexican sports”. His wrestling career spanned almost 5 decades, during which time he became a folk hero and a symbol of justice for the common man through his appearances in comic books and movies.
Here is a quick picture of a portrait of El Santo I’ve been working on here in Chicago on a collaboration mural which I kind of snuck my way into collaborating on. The mural is looking great and should be finished soon and I’ll make sure and post some finished pictures when it is complete.
I have been noticing the old Remy Martin campaign that we(wearesupervision) painted last September ’08 making a huge comeback on vinyl everywhere here in Chicago. Heres a final flick of the Ashland, Elston, and Artmitage location, as well as the Cermak and Ogden wall ads we spraypainted from back then….>>>>
While painting the ad last year, a really good photographer stumbled upon us (myself and wearesupervision inc.) painting the Remy Martin Ashland wall, which was one of three local ads hand-painted in the campaign. Teresa Peek took and submitted the following pictures late last year.(click on all images to see larger versions)….