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  • Tala

    Artist Horst Glasker stenciled different German words on the stair risers to describe relationships, interactions and emotions of humans. See more of the 112 stairs

  • Barbara Smith

    The Holsteiner stairs In the city of Wuppertal, Germany. These 112 steps were painted by the artist Horst Glaesker -- one color per step with a German word on each.

  • Gustavo Dalmasso

    It's a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors! Look closely and you'll also notice that each of the 112 stairs, painted by German artist Horst Glasker, also has a stenciled word on them that describes the relationships between human beings. Included are words like love, seduce, sympathy, dance, and passion. The public artwork, in Wuppertal, Germany, is called Scala (“staircase” in Italian) and was listed as one of the World's Coolest Staircases by Travel+Leisure. Arte Callejero / Street Art

  • Emily

    installation by horst gläsker, who applied acrylic paint to each of 112 outdoor steps in wuppertal, germany

  • Otthon 24 - Lakbernedezési magazin

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  • Gillian Roberts

    Beautifully Painted Stairs From All Over The World----Wuppertal, Germany. Wuppertal, Germany is home to a set of 112 steps that are known as the Holsteiner Stairs. With the wide array of bright colors, it’s almost like walking on a rainbow. The stairs also feature a collection of powerful German words painted on them, which translate to English phrases like, “to forgive”, “innocence”, “cause”, and “to laugh”.

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