The bear is the heraldic animal of Berlin, Germany, and is featured on both the city’s coat of arms and flag, so it’s no wonder than you can find (mostly) colorful bear sculptures on sidewalks while wandering around.
Located just outside of the Galeria Kazimierz in Krakow, Poland, these beautiful benches are original art pieces. Representing open books, each one is designed by a different artist.
Vandalism? Art? Political message? Graffiti are highly controversial in many places, but the way they are seen and how well they are tolerated depend largely on what they represent and how well they are executed, as they range from scribble… Continue Reading →
This Polish city boasts of its internationally famous murals, but you most likely have never heard of them.
If you love street art, it might be worth making a stop there on your next trip to Poland.
Hidden in plain sight on the streets of Wrocław, Poland, are hundreds of bronze gnomes going about their daily activities: working, doing business, playing music, napping, watching TV,…
On sidewalks or hanging from poles, on windowsills and in offices, they are everywhere!
David Černý is an internationally-renowned Czech sculptor who gained notoriety in 1991 by painting in pink (to impress a girl, as he later said) a Soviet tank that served as a war memorial in central Prague. As the Monument to… Continue Reading →
Scattered around Budapest near some of the most crowded and touristic locations are a bunch of tiny statues, hidden in plain sight. Those are much more than a local secret, since many residents don’t even know about them!
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