Where can I find street art in Berlin?

Where can I find street art in Berlin?

The best places for street art and graffiti in Berlin

  1. Raw Gelände in Friedrichshain. Location: Revaler Strasse 99.
  2. Berlin Mitte graffiti: Haus Schwarzenberg street art alley. Location: Rosenthaler Strasse 39.
  3. East Side Gallery: Berlin Wall graffiti art.
  4. Intimes Kino in Friedrichshain.
  5. Kreuzberg.
  6. Teufelsberg.

Is there a Banksy in Berlin?

It’s mind-blogging that Banksy has not done more street art in Berlin since his visit in 2003. There are tours by VisitBerlin that you can explore art works allegedly done by Banksy.

Where is the graffiti Berlin Wall?

The East Side Gallery is the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall. Considered the largest open-air gallery in the world, the 1.3-kilometre section is also the best spot in Berlin to see the colourful, famous murals on the wall.

Why is there so much graffiti in Berlin?

The roots of graffiti culture can be traced back to West Berlin in the early 1980s, when the American-occupied sector was the reluctant melting pot of anarchist punks, Turkish immigrants and West German draft resisters.

Is Berlin known for street art?

Berlin has long been a global capital of street art. From the murals that covered the west side of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War, to the pieces found across the city today, few creative progressions explore the intersection of art, society and politics quite like graffiti.

Who painted the Berlin Wall?

Thierry Noir
In 1984,Thierry Noir became the first artist to illegally paint miles of the Berlin Wall. This revolutionary act inspired other artists, and over the next five years the Wall was covered with layers of artwork and images, creating a ‘palimpsest of protest’. As Noir says, painting the Wall made him feel stronger than it.

Where is the kiss on the Berlin Wall?

East Side Gallery
It’s called “The Kiss” or “The Kiss of Death.” And it is perhaps the most famous image that appears in Berlin’s East Side Gallery–a nearly mile-long mile stretch of the Berlin Wall.

Where are all the pieces of the Berlin Wall?

Grand Rapids, Michigan, is home to three separate fragments of the Berlin Wall. All three fragments—one at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, one outside the Mary Idema Pew Library at Grand Valley State University, and one at the Gerald R.

Is graffiti legal in Berlin?

Berlin is one of the world’s graffiti-capitals with tags, political slogans and street art widespread throughout the city. Unless the owner of the surface expresses permission, all graffiti is now illegal and punishable by fines up to EUR 2,000, or three years in prison.

Does Germany have a graffiti problem?

Berlin and other European cities seem to be more riddled with graffiti than North American ones. That is probably the result of the failure to remove tags and graffiti in public places. Europeans seem to have a higher tolerance for graffiti than North Americans.

Where to find the best street art in Berlin?

A formerly blighted area, Bulowstrasse is where I found the best street art in Berlin. I was there in August, thus before the realization of the ‘Art Mile’ for the opening of the Urban Nation Museum, but the area was already packed with street art.

Is Berlin’s street art dead?

Everybody seems to think that street art in Berlin is dead and undoubtedly the city isn’t anymore the ultimate destination for graffiti writers and all kinds of artists.

Where are the best cities for street art in the world?

Recognised as one of the top street art cities in the world, Berlin is a true walhalla for street art enthusiasts and bloggers like myself. Have a look at this Berlin street art guide and let me know what you think! This article contains affiliate links. Please refer to my disclaimer page to learn more about this.

Where does Stik spend his time in London?

Stik touches up A Couple Hold Hands in the Street on Brick Lane in London, to the delight of an onlooking crowd of Danish tourists In fact, Stik spends a lot of time maintaining his works in Shoreditch and beyond.