Graffiti and Street Art Gone Wild in Berlin

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Any trip to Berlin is going to involve some level of street art and given that I am a true graffiti lover, you can say that I had a field day aimlessly wandering through the city’s lively streets. Here are a few of my favorite sightings. Some you have most certainly seen before but hopefully a few of these are new to you as they were for me.

Holly Golightly & Friends – spotted this one in the hipster Friedrichshain neighborhood.

Overlapping Color  – a different type of street art generally stuck to walls with a simple solution.

The Floating Astronaut – I’d also like to land on the moon one day. (Artist: “Ash” aka Victor Ash of Paris)

 A Fateful End – poor Bambi and the other animals of the forrest (Artist: ROA, Belgium-based)

Spotlight on Madrid – Iker Casillas Fernández and Raúl González in all their football glory.

Welcome to Kreuzberg – a perfect example of attention-grabbing art very common of the area.

Breaking Free – this guy managed to ride right through the Berlin Wall.

Cool Shades – an impromptu creation at the ic! berlin offices’ rooftop.

Tacheles’ Burning Question – perhaps the most infamous art “squat” space in Berlin.

Always Pose for the Camera – the scissors adds an interesting element to this piece.

 

Megan McDonough
Megan Eileen McDonough is writer, blogger and social media specialist based in New York City. She also runs Bohemian Trails, a lifestyle blog designed for the savvy and stylish traveler. Bohemian Trails aims to feature must-see places around the world, covering everything from revamped neighborhoods and vibrant street art to innovative tech hubs and everything in between. Her cultural escapades have taken her to Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Megan is also a freelance writer and social media specialist based in New York City. She contributes to various online and print publications in the travel and fashion industries and is an international correspondent for both Jetsetter and Northstar Travel Media.
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3 Responses to Graffiti and Street Art Gone Wild in Berlin

  1. Mike July 31, 2012 at 9:50 am #

    This a great topic. It should stimulate a myriad of replicas, from cities all over the world! Great, great pics. I will now have scope out my home town to see if graffiti that isn’t gang related is present! Safe Travels !!!

  2. Mike September 6, 2013 at 5:47 am #

    I think Berlin can do with a little Bambi street art fever

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    Renee Blodgett September 6, 2013 at 8:56 am #

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