ART EDITION by

MARTIN VARBARO

At the age of 16, he started painting surfboards and began practicing surfing as well as skateboarding and tattooing. This led to the creation of a unique style.

Martin Varbaro is an artist born in the neighborhood of San Andres, Province of Buenos Aires. He grew up with his skateboard and his skate group, taking part in this sport’s early days in the country. He lived through its growth with friends who are recognized today as international tattoo artists and professional skateboarders.

At the age of 16, he started painting surfboards, where he began to practice this sport, merging skate and tattoo art onto the boards. Over time, he created a unique style; with his “old school” approach, he became the forefather to what we know today as “surf art.”

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