”Marcovaldo,” from Italo Calvino, is a series of ecological allegories in the form of urban tales. Psychological insights are held back in favor of a cartoons in which facts and people succeed one another with the geometrical smoothness of movie animation.

Marcovaldo, Buenos Aires, Sep 2016. Painting, sgraffito Oil on canvas. Size: 120 W x 150 H cm. © 2016 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.