Here is another street art from the WC06 promotion project Joga Bonita (I wrote about it earlier this year), it’s located near the main entrance of Berlin’s Mauerpark (Prenzlauer Berg district).
Category - Street Art
Imagine there’s no heaven, above us only sky…
After the Streetpiano Festival earlier this month, all pianos were placed at different locations in the city. One of these painted instruments is located on an airfield at the Tempelhof Airport in the middle of Berlin.
The piano was painted with famous quotes from John Lennon, one of the founding members of The Beatles.
Piano Music meets StreetArt.
Last weekend, I took a walk through Berlin’s Mauerpark, a public park in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district near some remains of the Berlin Wall and I discovered a couple of fancy painted pianos standing around with street artists working on them.
After I gathered some information, I now know that the whole thing was the start of a new event. During the next three weeks, these pianos are placed on different locations in Berlin and everyone is invited to play on them.
Because Berlin is a World City, nothing is odd, not even a huge Brazilian World-Cup-Victory-Celebrating Street Art.
The painting, located in the Schöneberg district, was part of an art project named Joga Bonita (play beautiful) a unique promotion for the World Cup 2006 in Berlin/Germany.
And who knows, maybe they have to add another star after this years event.
Remember the big red colossus from my first article? After almost two month and 2.000 Cans the whole Monument is now completely covered with paint and Europe’s most spectacular open air gallery is nearly completed.
The artwork will remain for at least one year so there should be enough time to pay it a visit.
It’s time for another Street Art and this one is special. Turmkunst 2010 or Art Monument 2010 is a project of 4 international artists, Flying Förtress (Hamburg, Germany), Honet (Paris, France), Sozyone (Alicante, Spain) and Craig KR Costello (New York, USA). During April, Turmkunst 2010 will be Europe’s most spectacular open air gallery, with 2000m², 46 m above the streets of Berlin.
The big red monument called Bierpinsel (eng. Beer Brush) is a 46m high tower in the Steglitz district of Berlin and was build from 1972 to 1976. The Building has three floors usually equipped with restaurants and a night club. After it was closed in April 2006, the new owner wants to rebuild the complete area with a new entrance building. But before that, four international artists will commence work on the most complex canvass Europe has to offer.
Graffiti is a part of Berlin. During my time in this city, I see many interesting and well painted artworks. Today we have DC Comic’s Flash painted on a wall near Berlin’s Ostbahnhof right beside the East Side Gallery.