Schlagwort-Archive: Gabor Doleviczenyi

Gabor Doleviczenyi (Zinnober) has painted the facade of a private house in Altenessen following the designs of Moni van Rheinberg

Moni van Rheinberg was an artist who has left varied and lasting traces in public space in our town. She died far too early in 2006 in Essen. Her murals are among the oldest murals in the city and are highly respected here. As a tribute to the artist, 2016 her son had commissioned artist […]

WE HAVE A DREAM – HAKUNA MATATA – IN THE HOOD

I have been asked several times recently if the walls at Lüneburger- / Sybel- / Frankfurter straße are legal walls and a hall of fame. To be honest, I have no idea, but I don’t think so. I assume that these walls will soon be torn down because construction is going to take place there. […]

Old bathhouse downtown – Lost place in the middle of the town

Since 1882 at Steeler Straße 38 a public swimming pool was located. At that time it was considered the most modern and largest bath in the city. In the years until 1927, it was repeatedly expanded and finally had a fountain in the middle of the main pool. In World War II the bath was […]

One Thing is for sure – The Change

Hard to believe, but yes, Essen is a big player in Northrhine Westfalia’s clubscene. In the early 1990s, the discotheque „Siggi’s Kalei“ was cult. Later Kay Shanghai took over and founded Hotel Shanghai, which is a location dedicated mainly to electro music. The facade of the club is designed frequently and has got the latest […]

Murals in Essen (7th)

I looked again and found some more, to make it 70! I just have checked it out; my last post about the murals in Essen was in August 2018. Since then, a lot has happened. We have got some new, not only big facades, but some shutters and other commercial and commisioned works. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Park; Chester […]

GABOR DOLEVICZENYI – The circle of life

To mark the hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, Museum Folkwang is offering a look at the Expressionist beginnings of the school with an exhibition of works by Lyonel Feininger. Wandering through the exhibition and looking through a window, I became aware of a facade painting at a house at the opposite side […]