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Notes from a Berlin friend

Wintertime is long and awful and in my region the weather mostly is not good enough for postcards, but more like nasty weather. February is the month, which often offers at least some snow, but it mostly ends in mud quickly. The colours are dark and grey and so I was very pleased by the […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

My Berlin friend has sent me a number of pictures of a new painting at the facade of a house at Schönhauser Allee / Kastanienallee, which  has recently been refurbished. Nothing was to be found out about the artist, who surely is in best tradition of Gert Neuhaus. This style I would call pseudo-architecture, because […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

My Berlin friend has made a walk at hall of fame Mauerpark and found a number of stunning portraits of EME, Berlin based artist with Afro-Caribbean roots, who was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. I must confess, I’m eager for more of that stuff.   Instagram

Open call for information about …

Does anyone know anything about the sticker shown below? Sticker; Unknown Artist at Dircksenstraße It is only a single one, my Berlin friend has found at Dircksenstraße. When I got the pictures my imagination was captured immediately and my fantasy raced ahead. A very ununsual plastic bottle, in colour reminding of a package for a […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

STICKERMAIDBERLIN at Dircksenstraße

Notes from a Berlin friend

Only a few of the countless circulating images make the leap into the collective picture memory. „The Leap into Freedom“, shows NVA soldier Hans Conrad Schumann, jumping the Berlin barbed wire fence from east to west on the 15th of August, 1961, throwing away his machine-gun. This flight made him the first defector from East […]

One Thing is for sure – The Change

These pieces are in perfect harmony and it took a time to recognize why. But after some time the penny dropped. What was first? Hen or egg? In this case I think PLANETSELFIE was the first to paste his character, which was beheaded by someone. What was next? The watchdog at its feet, of which […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

As reported from the German capital, the current weather is not made for paste; it is almost too cold, but it’s dry at least. There are 3 words of hope and tremble: no snow please. But winter has just started and who knows what the future will bring.

Notes from a Berlin friend

I had already noticed the paste-ups and stickers of ORBLE during my last visit in Berlin. My Berlin friend has found a number of new pieces during his last walk through Friedrichshain. Magdalena Wiegner aka ORBLE was born in Karlsruhe/Germany 1982 and grew up in Nuremberg. She is a freelance illustrator, painter and comic drawer, […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

DYR  – R.I.P. ENSAR Hall of Fame Kreuzberg