You will track down a significant number of wall paintings in Berlin – some recount a story, others add tone and feel to the space and other just mirror a stunning art establishment.
The Berlin Street Art scene is commonly associated with 1961, when the USSR constructed the Berlin Wall, what isolated East and West Germany for a really long time. The emblematic meaning of the wall, as a disruptive and isolating element, drove the city's occupant to offer their viewpoints and disappointments on the city's wall.
During the Cold War, the western side of the Berlin Wall was totally covered with graffiti, in contrast to the eastern side, which stayed uncovered, as Eastern Berliners were not permitted close enough to paint. After the Wall fell in 1989, Graffiti started showing on the eastern side also. The distinctive substance on the two sides of the Wall empowered the viewers to fathom the verifiable and political changes in Europe by looking at the different topics portrayed on the two sides of the Wall.
Nowadays, the streets in Berlin's can boast of the world’s best and most famous street art creations. Street and graffiti artists from around the globe use the city's design, making it their very own personal canvas and making an extraordinary and vivid scene
Urban Nation Museum
The photographs in this section of the post were taken in the city around the Urban Nation Museum in the Schonenberg area. Strolling along the exhibition hall's (Bülowstraße) and on the streets crossing the area, will acquaint you with the structures and creations in this post.
The Urban Nation Museum of Contemporary Urban Art in Berlin was opened in 2017 and, since then, it has furnished its guests with information on issues identifying with history, culture and metropolitan art in Germany. The museum is an interesting stage for changing presentations intending to present street art and culture and to conjure metropolitan inspiration and creation
The photographs here were taken at Urban Spree – Urban Spree is a multifaceted compound that merges multiple media on walls, fences and floors, enabling you to choose how to enjoy art. The Urban Spree concert hall is dedicated to a wide variety of live music, ranging from rock to advanced electronic music. The complex also hosts urban summer sessions with Berlin’s best street musicians (every Friday night, Saturday and Sunday in the Beer Garden).
Holzmarkt Street Art
The photographs here were taken at Holzmarkt – a unique city compound which include a hostel, artist workshops, rental workspaces, bistros, bars and extra. Be sure to go to the Holtzmarkt website or Facebook web page to check on the availability of the various amenities.If you are simply there to experience the street art and graffiti, experience. it doesn't actually make any difference when you go (opening hours or not) The art and creations are all in the open. For a good number of them, you can simply stroll around and enjoy the work of international and local street artists.
Teufelsberg Street Art
The photographs here were taken at Teufelsberg (Devil’s Mountain) in Charlottenburg.
It is one of the most intriguing and unique locales in Berlin, presenting a surreal, post-apocalyptic and sci-fi atmosphere. If you want to see more pictures from Teufelsberg click here
Giant murals in other Berlin neighborhoods
Following are photos of Berlin’s amazing murals, taken mainly in Kreuzberg.