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54 Examples of Berlin-Based Art

From War-Torn Tapestries to Motorized Paintings

— August 16, 2012 — Art & Design
These Berlin-based art innovations show why this German city remains such a popular tourist destination.

With tons of flair and personality, this city is booming with creativity and has a lot to show for it. From public installations to incredibly artful architecture, this metropolis is full of surprises and inspiration for anyone who stumbles through town. Known as one of the most vibrant European cities with a young vibe, Berlin is a highly desirable tourist destination for young people, and is decked out with amazing architecture and traditions.

A city with both a rich history and a bright future, it's no surprise that Berlin is the center of so much innovation. Sure to keep tourists coming in, Berlin is an unforgettable place with a unique charm.
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Chewing Gum Doilies
Chewing Gum Doilies
Helen Avagyan Creates Traditional Crafts Out of Nontraditional Materials
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War-Torn Tapestries
War-Torn Tapestries
The War Zone Carpet by Chebad Abdallah is Explosively Alarming
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Freak-Plastered Paintings
Freak-Plastered Paintings
Johan Potma Gets Art Inspiration from Oddballs
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Motorized Painting
Motorized Painting
Artist Iepe Rubingh Decorates a Berlin Intersection Using Spilled Paint
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Public Literary Installations
Public Literary Installations
The Book Forest Brings a Sense of Community
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Apocalyptic-Provoking Billboards
Apocalyptic-Provoking Billboards
'Echoes of Voices in High Towers' Makes Berlin Think Collectively
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Miniature German Cities
Miniature German Cities
Little Big Berlin by Pilpop Showcases Tilt Shift Technology
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Intricately Weaved Ceiling Art
Intricately Weaved Ceiling Art
‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Plays on a Spiderweb Desig
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Fly Away Timepieces
Fly Away Timepieces
Susanne Philippson's Butterfly Clock is Poetically Whimsical
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Art Manipulated by Blogger Posts
Art Manipulated by Blogger Posts
Pulse
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Subversive Commercial Art
Subversive Commercial Art
York Christoph Riccius Brings Edge to Mainstream Work
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Digital Liquid Skulls
Digital Liquid Skulls
Andreas Fisher's Animated Short is a Molten Masterpiece
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Soulful Typographic Paintings
Soulful Typographic Paintings
Pia Habekost Turns Simple Words Into Masterpieces
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Polygonal Critter Caricatures
Polygonal Critter Caricatures
These Portraits by Low Bros are Stylishly Defiant
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Taunting Collage Paintings
Taunting Collage Paintings
Jonas Burgert Loves to Paint Eerie Stories in the Dark
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Limited Edition Art Stores
Limited Edition Art Stores
14OZ Berlin Concept Features Nat Finkelstein Warhol Images
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Rogue Art Attacks
Rogue Art Attacks
Art Collective Group Mentalgassi Terrorizes the Street with Talent
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Artistic Aerial Pad Portraits
Artistic Aerial Pad Portraits
Room Portraits by Menno Aden Give You a Whole New Perspective
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Intense Aquatic Photoshoots
Intense Aquatic Photoshoots
The Die Weltwoche Hanna Wahmer April/May 2012 Editorial is Water-Bound
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Playful Toy Installations
Playful Toy Installations
Artists Pit Against Each Other in 'Anne de Vries vs Billy Rennekamp'
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Mysterious Sculpture Stunts
Mysterious Sculpture Stunts
‘The Big Hands' by Nikon is a Ground-Breaking Camera Campa
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Figuration Fusion Art
Figuration Fusion Art
Patrick Cierpka Seamlessly Blends Artistic Techniques in His Portfolio
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Art Hotel in Berlin
Art Hotel in Berlin
Arte Luise Kunsthotel
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Reality-Rendered Google Maps
Reality-Rendered Google Maps
Aram Bartholl Augments Reality in Three Cities
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Logovertising
Logovertising
The Iconic CNN Logo Gets a Facelift in Print Ad Campaign
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Geometric Iconography Film Prints
Geometric Iconography Film Prints
Rocco Malatesta Combines Minimalism with Pop Culture
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LEGO Caulking
LEGO Caulking
Jan Vormann Uses Toys to Fix Cracks for 'Dispatchwork Berlin'
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Artistic Architecture
Artistic Architecture
Nhow Berlin is Being Touted as Europe's First Music Hotel
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Illustrated Iconic Cities
Illustrated Iconic Cities
The Owen Gatley Map Series is Beautifully Detailed
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Boxy Interactive Walls
Boxy Interactive Walls
The Balestra Berlin Kubik Installation is Stacked-Up Water Tanks
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Subway Cars as Art Studios
Subway Cars as Art Studios
The Village Underground
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Motley-Hued Chairs
Motley-Hued Chairs
The 'ZIBEN' Design Studio Furniture Collection
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Swirling Software Art
Swirling Software Art
Eno Henze's Mathematically-Generated Masterpieces
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Motivational Street Art
Motivational Street Art
Portugese Street Artist VHILS Provides Encouragement and Excitement
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Contorted Green Figurines
Contorted Green Figurines
Human Form Repeats Itself in Kassandra Becker's 'Pro Forma'
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Hexagonal Wooden Dishware
Hexagonal Wooden Dishware
Poly by Martin Zampach is Geometrically Minimalist
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Colossal Concrete Structures
Colossal Concrete Structures
J. Mayer H. Architects Turns Rest Stops into Art Sculptures
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Absurd Abstract Art
Absurd Abstract Art
Mark Whalen Explores the Human Psyche in Meticulous Paintings
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Gigantic Wooden Sculptures
Gigantic Wooden Sculptures
The Jaakko Pernu 'Timberline' Designs are Influenced by Human Nature
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Hypnotic Florescent Art
Hypnotic Florescent Art
The '64 CCFL' Installation by Nils Völker Shines with Mesmerizing Lig
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Reflective Public Art
Reflective Public Art
Crystal City Mind
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Artistically Clever Photographs
Artistically Clever Photographs
Art in Sarah Illenberger's Book is Riddled with Social Commentary
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Painted Neon Waterfalls
Painted Neon Waterfalls
Yago Hortal's Painted Artwork Flows Like Water
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Social Street Art
Social Street Art
The Cause Guerilla Art of Kimberly Clark is Odd but Fascinating
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Warped Everyday Objects
Warped Everyday Objects
Michel de Broin Challenges People's Expectations and Accepted Norms
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Rainbow Pyramid Art
Rainbow Pyramid Art
The Hallucinogenic Artwork of Andre Gottschalk
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Fine Art Graffiti
Fine Art Graffiti
The Work of Contemporary Painter Jaybo Monk Breaks Stereotypes
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Sinister Superhero Sculptures (UPDATE)
Sinister Superhero Sculptures (UPDATE)
The Exhibit 'Broken Heroes' by Patricia Waller is Somber
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Surreal Cardboard Art Pieces
Surreal Cardboard Art Pieces
The EVOL Repeat Offender Collection is Made of Worn-Out Materials
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Realistic Cardboard Sculptures
Realistic Cardboard Sculptures
The Paper Stuff Series by Bartek Elsner is Playful and Humorous
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Post-Apocalyptic Romanticism
Post-Apocalyptic Romanticism
Social Commentary Street Art from Boxi
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City-Themed Typography
City-Themed Typography
Neue Magazine Typeface and Cities Font Transcribes Urban Love into Letters
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Stir Stick Installations
Stir Stick Installations
Art Gallery and Coffee Shop Collide in Have Sticks Will Travel Exhibit
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3-D Graffiti
3-D Graffiti
Julien Vallee's 'Paper Spray' Brings Urban Art to Life
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