Kategorie Düsseldorf

Art vs. Crisis

When Klaus Klinger opens his studio to the public, you do well not to hesitate; you’d better run and take a glimpse, especially if there is someting to celebrate like 40 years of street art in Düsseldorf. The first mural in Düsseldorf dates from 1987, the year when Farbfieber was founded and registered. This was […]

Os Gêmeos at Oberbilker Allee 287 – work in progress

I would like to draw your attention to Düsseldorf, where actually Otávio und Gustavo Pandolfo, better known as  Os Gêmeos (São Paulo), are to be seen working on a new mural at Oberbilker Allee 287. The pictures shown were made this morning. More pictures -> click

Oldies but Goldies

Coming from Bilk S, on my way to Floragarten, I always have to pass Haus Niederrhein, which seems to be a traditional restaurant and pub in Düsseldorf Bilk. I have always been very upset about the containers, housing the site offices of the urban rail construction site. These containers completely reduced the visibility of a […]

Take a Butcher’s Gallery shows „Human Nature“ – group show with ROCKET01 (GB) & Benjamin Duquenne aka AMIN (FRA)

The relationship of mankind and nature is expressed by both artists in their own style and imagery. ROCKET01 is a street artist based in Sheffield (UK), who looks back to 20 years of experience in graffiti. In his work he creates a fantasy world of the future and combines science with nature in his motifs. […]

Take your life back

  Flingern is a former working class neighbourhood in Düsseldorf’s north side. With it’s old building fabric, affordable rents and the very good transport connections, it is quite attractive for young families and people looking for quality of life. Flingern is home of Fortuna 95 and has a lot of pubs, cafes, galleries and shops, […]

Kai Uhle aka KILLER – RIP Beauty

Street artists tend to mark the area, entirely in the style of Kilroy was here. They leave their stickers and glue paste-ups or just paint a tag at places of interest, and sometimes an area is developing into a focal point in the course of the time. Take a Butchers Gallery, founded 2017 in Düsseldorf Flingern, […]

Galerie Töchter & Söhne shows exhibition No. 16; Holger Kurt Jäger & Guido Zimmermann – Paintings and Objects

Reisholz is an industrial part of Düsseldorf. It is located in the south side of the city, bordering  Benrath and the river Rhine. Its history started in the early 20th century, by creation of its harbour to the Rhine, which took a lot of chemical factories, engine building industries, paper mills, petrochemical manufacturers and an […]

COKY – Bonner Straße 88

  In December 2017 Düsseldorf has got a new mural at Bonner Straße 88. It was realized subsequent to 40° Urban Art Festival 2017 by COKY, who is a founding member of Düsseldorf based DAC Crew. My first encounter with him was at 40° Urban Art Festival 2015. His psychedelic cats nearly brought me out […]

PIZZA BOXES, VEGETABLE TRAYS, STICKERS AND PASTE-UPS

Turbo Urban was the trigger for me to walk around Worringer Platz and pass the time until the exhibition was opened in the late afternoon. What I found, was a new street name which I have not as yet noticed. First I noticed SWEMMCHEN with his/her stickers, looking like tiny little sponges, facial expressions varying. […]

Turbo Urban – Fasten Seat Belts!

A dressed-up piggy was mascot of Transurban 2015; now, in 2018, I have sighted a masked goose. What the meaning behind is? I have absolutely no idea! My advice is: come and see for yourself!