Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of art

Michelle writes for the Daily Post: “…share a photo of something that’s art to you. It could be some actual “art,” like a painting by your grandmother or the misshapen but perfect clay sculpture your child brought home from kindergarten, or something most people wouldn’t consider beautiful at all, but that has meaning to you. The important thing is that it’s art in your eyes…”
Escape, 1989/Nov/9
Wall graffiti on the Berlin Wall. It became a symbol of breaking through the Iron Curtain. Photo by frizztext, click on the picture to visit my flickr galleries
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28 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of art

  1. Veronica Roth

    I do love graffiti so much! This one’s fantastic. One year there was a slowdown on the train from Oxford to London and I got some lovely shots of graffiti art. Must go find the files. 🙂

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  2. Very cool art! Nice choice

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  3. Great challenge – a very personal entry from me. The manuscript I have been working on for 2 years.

    http://justbeverity.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/weekly-photo-challenge-work-of-art/

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  4. Ah, a very symbolic image….I saw it years a ago, and those hands weren’t on it then!

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  5. The peoples wagon breaking through to a new era!

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  6. Wonderful peace of art Frizz!

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  7. KG

    Just Lovely 🙂

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    • the Trabants / Trabis were made of plastic and not really strong enough to break through a wall – but the state of mind of the common people on the streets were strong enough to make a revolt vs. a stupid, idiotic political administration. My mother lived in East Germany, me in the West behind the iron curtain. I often crossed that frontier…

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      • Wow! That sounds like quite a story! I crossed into East Germany in the 70s. My father and I drove across to West Berlin. Even that was frightening. Is your mother still living?

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  8. wow how appropriate. ’89 not that long ago…

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  9. that is a really great choice for this week

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  12. The Berlin Wall coming down was something I’d never imagined would happen in my lifetime. What a great bit of graffiti.

    janet

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  13. Incredible!!! This is the best graffiti i have ever come across. Thanks for sharing with us. Do visit my blog also. Thanks.

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  21. Thanks for sharing! This is such an amazing piece of art. Such a great symbol of the time.

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