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03.28.13 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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05.05.11 Marina Galperina

21 artists filed a claim against the Berlin council yesterday for destroying and reproducing their Berlin Wall murals without their permission. The East Side Gallery – a.k.a. a little under a mile-long stretch of the Wall – had undergone renovation two years ago. Artists had a choice: repaint their mural for $4K or someone else will. […]

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