Berlin Diary: Autumn Colors Summer

    |    Friday, der 5. September 2014

Berlin, Treptower Park, 9:00 am and counting. Summer sun, warm and comforting. Across the pond the colors of autumn debuting in the green. It’s that time again – beautiful color time! It’s September in Berlin and colors are out.  Artists have always been fascinated by the vagaries of nature. Landscapes shift – Cezanne knows all 

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Berlin Diary: Wrangling with Wrangelstrasse

    |    Friday, der 21. February 2014

Wrangelstrasse in Kreuzberg 36 is gentrification in action. Amazing, how if you close your eyes for a month or six, what you see when you open them again. Fancy cake shops and ice cream (oh no, sorry Gelato) vendors doling out Italian-style in shabby chic storefronts.Is that the way the (Barcomi) cookie crumbles? Well, nice 

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Rider One: ‚The Street is My Office‘

    |    Friday, der 18. October 2013

Ahhhh – who is Rider one? The graffiti artist who tagged up the building shown here in Köpenicker Strasse in Kreuzberg?  You can find graffiti artists in the net who go by the name of Rider. But, look a bit down in the middle toward the sidewalk and you’ll see the wording like a signature: 

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TV WITH CHEESE – nice idea!

    |    Friday, der 16. August 2013

There was something about that billboard that made me look closer. What was that? A giraffe? Is that part of the advertisement or not? What’s that bit there at the bottom „tv with cheese“. Hmmm – gotta whip out the camera and get a pic. I was on my bike, just going to the park 

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B-Boys in Berlin: Pariser Platz rockin‘ it

    |    Tuesday, der 23. July 2013

B-Boys in Berlin. Breakdance! Breakdancing as an urban art form is not dead – it is alive, kicking and spinning and making folks happy. We took visitors around to the sites in Berlin Mitte on the sunny, lovely weekend and we came across a FREE show at Pariser Platz. These guys danced their hearts out 

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