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Old June 2nd, 2013, 07:46 PM
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That's an interesting find! Where is it?


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Old June 2nd, 2013, 09:47 PM
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Old June 3rd, 2013, 01:01 AM
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Well, they're a clever lot. Even when a few people are there it feels like there's more folks to talk to. With enough drinks, that comes true.

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Old June 3rd, 2013, 12:27 PM
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Two large-scale ones from under the same bridge in Munich:

This one is fairly complex, but I like the idea and execution:




This one is has in my eyes more visual relationship with drawings of manga-artists. The title is laso the pseudonym of the artist:




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Old June 3rd, 2013, 01:18 PM
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Michael,

There's a huge investment of time in these artworks! Is there a political message or is this relalted to some comic book, game or cartoon characters?

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Old June 3rd, 2013, 01:42 PM
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There's a huge investment of time in these artworks! Is there a political message or is this relalted to some comic book, game or cartoon characters?
Not necessarily. There is also 'Just because it is.' - people with a visual concept who chose this way to make it real.

Political messages are far more common among stickers or stencils - for a very simple reason:
This is far easier to mass-produce and apply.

I will show a few political messages (6 in total). I have enough for a separate thread, but the following are not related to German or Bavarian politics, these are US related or universal.

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Old June 3rd, 2013, 01:50 PM
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Here is the batch of six. This is just for showing, I do not want to start any political discussion with this. Take it as it is and let us discuss the visual impact if anyone feel inclined to discuss the shown.





No human is illegal (literal translation from below):





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Old June 4th, 2013, 12:38 PM
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Now a few more pictures with few words.


Remember Geschwister Scholl?



Black means the Black Bloc here




Descartes anyone?




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Old June 4th, 2013, 01:57 PM
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Cat theme for cuteness (except the last one) to cool down a little.




This one is from Law One (see a few posts earlier):



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Old June 4th, 2013, 03:40 PM
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Here is the batch of six. This is just for showing, I do not want to start any political discussion with this. Take it as it is and let us discuss the visual impact if anyone feel inclined to discuss the shown.





No human is illegal (literal translation from below):





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What other cities can boast such powerful graffiti art? We all need to walk around and see if we have anything in this class of social comment!

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Old June 5th, 2013, 02:19 PM
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Untitled '10 - Paul Abbott






Dali's Distaste '09 - Paul Abbott






Yellow Yield '08 - Paul Abbott






Untitled '12 - Paul Abbott
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Old June 5th, 2013, 04:39 PM
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Paul,

Where did you find these? Is there any story behind the works? They seems to be very intellectual and so different from the Munich art that Michael has shared with us to date.

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Old June 5th, 2013, 10:59 PM
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Hey Asher, over time I found these hanging around east London, it's a place that is filled with graffiti and decaying walls...

Here's a couple more, with a little analogy in the first...






Untitled '08 - Paul Abbott






Urban Firewall '08 - Paul Abbott
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Old June 6th, 2013, 01:44 AM
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Paul,

it is always interesting to see when the result of several layers is combined with decay - which is very well visible in the first and the last of your first batch of four.

This one is special as it looks like a result of Art Dialogue:

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Dali's Distaste '09 - Paul Abbott
The third reminds me a little of this one I showed earlier.

The first of your second set also captured my attention as the colourful paint contrasts with the grey and brown decay around it.

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Old June 6th, 2013, 01:57 AM
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The interesting thing is, that very simple lines can be used to great effect, like on this one:




Works can become very elaborated as this one (gone now, replaced by this):




It is also interesting to see the same character appear in different situations like the two shown below and this one shown previously:




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Old June 6th, 2013, 01:38 PM
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Seen today, detail:




Complete view :



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Old June 6th, 2013, 02:55 PM
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Exclamation Irony!




Michael,

This is really insanity! If one shouldn't post notices, then one shouldn't post this! The writer was not a Kantian. He could have just written it, but to order it to be posted, makes relies on relativism where the end justifies tyne means. Also the person who actually put it up is doing what? Is he acting against his conscience, can't read or what?

Still, I love this word "aufruf as it has so many meanings and parts to play in modern language.

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Old June 7th, 2013, 01:01 AM
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Asher

When you know the character 'ERWIN', it is clear that his is a parody, if not, you have to read until the cost for cleanup, which is just hilarious, to see what it is.
Adding phone number and e-mail (both are correct) of a well-known museum makes it quite an effective prank. I think they received calls and e-mails.
The idea has something Magritte-esque.

Somehow related is this one. The sticker says 'Post no bills!' and the writing with the arrow says 'but labelling is OK?:



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Old June 20th, 2013, 11:25 PM
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Recent interesting finds:



It is not necessarily always paint or stickers:



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Old August 17th, 2013, 01:05 PM
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To follow up on the above (only a few steps away from the former):



Another one from today:


This shows how the street looked like more than 130y ago. In Munich - like in many other cities thare are small rivers buried under the houses, formerly open waterways are covered. Related articles about Manhatten ( 1 2 ).

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Old August 24th, 2013, 02:30 PM
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Find from today - Star Wars and Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy themed:



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Old September 4th, 2013, 01:40 PM
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A few more recent ones:

Nintendo-themed:



Rap-themed:



Cat-themed- what would the Internet be without cats (related xkcd):


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Old September 16th, 2013, 10:47 AM
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The first one is art dialogue, the second one attracted me through its colors.



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Old September 16th, 2013, 10:50 AM
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Hi Michael,

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Not really a bone, is it? <grin>
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Old September 16th, 2013, 10:53 AM
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Cem,

you are right - add one letter and you get the message

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Old September 16th, 2013, 05:25 PM
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Actually it's a pretty good femur too!

The letters escaped me!
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Old September 16th, 2013, 05:28 PM
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Michael,

This one is exceptionally attractive, like a prize dutch tulip, the red blending to bright yellow, just adorable decoration to a wall........that one drives by.

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Old October 4th, 2013, 09:56 AM
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Asher,

Thanks. Sometimes it's just the colors.

No pictures from Octoberfest by me this year as I was on travel and could only go there twice (there won't be a third time).

There was some street art I saw at least during my travels



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Old October 21st, 2013, 12:56 PM
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Street Art is everywhere - even in rural Bavaria:




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Old November 2nd, 2013, 12:48 PM
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Street Art - Wildlife in the city:





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