Der Kronkorken-König: Mathias Waller Mosaik in Görlitzer Park

     |    Thursday February 28th, 2013

Mosaic by Mathias Waller in Görlitzer Park Berlin Mathias Waller has created a new mosaic in Kreuzberg’s Görlitzer Park near our offices in Berlin. Appropriately embedded in the side of the Turkish Fountain ruins, the piece is quite large, like Waller’s other bottle cap mosaics. In summer, he had some temporary urban art pieces embedded 

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Random Urban Landscape: Sonne und Spree

     |    Tuesday February 12th, 2013

xhiller visits the Spree on a cold, sunny day. The colors of the graffiti are echoed in the colors of the river itself and the new buildings on the opposite shore. The banks to the Spree are more often than not an abandoned-looking jumble of garbage, old ruins from some building long gone, and ungroomed 

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Berlin Diary: Guerrilla Knitting and the Crochet Queen

     |    Tuesday August 2nd, 2011

Guerrilla Knitting, like Guerrilla Gardening, is a new fad that is catching on quickly. As one blogger put it: Guerrilla Knitting is stealing graffiti artists the show. This bridge improvement project was spotted in Berlin’s Görlitzer Park. It’s not just the color, it’s the texture. The impulse to touch it. And perhaps best of all, 

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Berlin Diary: and the beat goes on – SOULMIND goes 1UP

     |    Thursday June 16th, 2011

Just in time – xhiller’s got the weekend sound track of chilled beats from Berlin by Scott Hobbs and Soulmind! And to accompany this soundblending work of art, I offer you a pic snapped in the immediate neighborhood: it’s 1UP, folks! I have often asked myself: what does all this 1UP graffiti mean? I see 

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Berlin Diary: L’ATLAS PUNITIONS – A ‘MAZE’ ING

     |    Thursday April 28th, 2011

This Friday, April 29 at 7pm, Skalitzers Contemporary Art  Gallery in Berlin (Skalitzer Strasse 43, 10997) presents PUNITIONS, the first solo exhibition in Berlin of the Parisian artist L’ATLAS. One of Europe’s most fascinating urban artists, L’ATLAS works with everything from small block-printed tags to massive, perfectly executed taped street pieces. Xhiller had the good 

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