Retro-fitted

I have been uncertain about how to paint this former department store (Galeria Kaufhof) located behind Ostbahnhof in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. The brightly colored panels and opaque windows first caught my attention on a typical Berlin winter day when everything seemed once again closed and impenetrable. As I worked, I went back and forth between loose washes […]

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In between

Anyone who has spent time in Berlin knows that there is no shortage of construction sites. Die Baustellen can take up several city blocks or be squeezed among 19th century Altbau dwellings. I have ridden my bike past this particular riverside development numerous times, always daunted by its size and location. Today, looking at it […]

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