Just a Second: primitivism Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Berlin Street Scene, 1913, oil on canvas, 47.6” x 37.4”, Neue Galerie, New York, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. http://www.the-art-minute.com/just-a-second-primitivism/
artchipel: Agathe de Bailliencourt (b.1974, France/Germany) Oh Mon Dieu!. Realized with Skudi Optix for the “Paint My House” project, projection of a drawing on the Berliner Dom in Berlin (2008)Light Installation. Realized with Skudi Optix for the Festival of Lights in Berlin, Projection of a drawing on the IHZ-Building near Friedrichstrasse (2007) Agathe de Bailliencourt is a painter, born in 1974 in Paris and currently based in Berlin. She works on canvas and paper, as well as in public…
Berlin is the place to be if you’re an urban art lover. The city’s diverse culture and underground art scene is known all around the world! Countless of artists use public walls as a canvas for expression, giving Berlin a new, fresh face. Here is a selection of 60 photos I found browsing through Flickr, and more specifically in the “Berlin Street Art” flickr group.
"Kampfomas" 36x38" acrylic on canvas. Leisa Shannon Corbett During my early years living in Berlin, Germany, I noticed feisty old ladies on the public transportation who would hit impolite young people with their canes or umbrellas. If they tripped or fell when the bus lurched forward, they seemed embarrassed when some kind person helped them to their feet. I figured out they must be the tough women who picked up all the rubble in Berlin after World War II.
“Berlin, Germany: 1,000 ice sculptures melted under the Berlin sun as symbols of the effects of climate change, drawing attention to a new WWF report on risks of Arctic warming. The ice sculptures, handcrafted by Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo, were set up in a public area by WWF Germany to show the direct effect of climate change in the Arctic on the whole planet and the future of humanity and nature.”