When I first came across a statue of a punk on a roundabout in Kreuzberg I was sure it was one of a kind. But when I posted about it, two of my Twitter followers, Christophe Robin and sprng got in touch to say that there are similar statues outside the Bürgeramt Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. The three […]
A punk statue (complete with spray paint) by Ludmila Seefried-Matejková (1985), part of a larger work, on a roundabout in Kreuzberg celebrates the Berlin district’s alternative roots.
The Goldener Hirsch is a statue of a golden stag by the sculptor August Gaul that sits atop a column in the centre of the Hirschbrunnen (stag fountain) in Rudolph-Wilde-Park, previously known as Stadtpark Schöneberg, opposite Rathaus Schöneberg (Schöneberg Town Hall). The fountain was erected in 1912 and the stag is the emblem of the Berlin district […]
The sun was shining on Berlin yesterday and despite a slight drop in the temperature I still thought it was a perfect day to explore one of Berlin’s many parks. I’ve passed Volkspark Friedrichshain on the tram a number of times and spotted joggers making their way into, around or out of it but yesterday […]