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June 7, 2013 Kyle Chayka

An anonymous buyer has recently purchased no less than 48 pieces of the Berlin Wall from the French auction house Pierre Berge & Associes – many of which include artworks by various notable contemporary artists. These remaining pieces of the iconic wall were once distributed to artists after the wall was torn down in 1990 with the […]

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March 28, 2013 Julia Dawidowicz

Yesterday morning, Luxury Condo developers succeeded in knocking down the remaining four sections of the Berlin Wall’s mural-covered “East Side Gallery,” marking a bitter loss for the many protestors who have tried to prevent this cultural butchery for about a month now. Anticipating the outrage that the demolition would cause, 250 police officers gathered on […]

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March 1, 2013 Eugene Reznik

Luxury Condo developers managed to remove one section from the East Side Gallery in Berlin this morning before “about 300 protesters pressed too close for work to continue,” AP reports. The nearly mile-long remains of the Berlin Wall, which attract 800,000 visitors annually and had already been buffed and badly forged over the last few […]

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