photo walk: street art (at the East Side Gallery)

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

On Sunday my boyfriend and I finally visited the famous East Side Gallery in Berlin. Sursprisingly the weather was beautiful sunny although very cold, the weather report had told it would be gray and rainy. Thankfully it was wrong. Therefore we drove with our bicycles to the beginning of the gallery and walked it down to the red Oberbaumbr├╝cke.

The art on the official side was impressive and beautiful, but everywhere the pictures had been messed up by thousands of signatures and phrases written with permanent marker by visitors. It was very sad to see this important work of art kind of destroyed like this.

On the back of the official gallery graffiti artists had left their mark on the wall. Two artists were painting new pictures when we walked by. It was awe-inspiring to see the paintings evolve from one color to the next. I would have loved to watch them till the end, but it was simply too cold to sit down for one or two hours. But I want to visit the East Side Gallery again in a few days to look at the finished paintings. Graffiti art is one of my favorites, because of its beauty in color and pattern.

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

photo walk: street art | East Side Gallery, Berlin | momentstolivefor.com

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1 Comment

  1. Uncustomary
    30/03/2015

    My favorite photo is the one where you caught an artist with a can! But I think my favorite wall is the one with the mushroom in the center. Thanks for the tour of street art!

    Uncustomary Art.

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