After the fall of the Berlin wall, on a 1.3 kilometre stretch, the longest surviving, 118 artists from 21 countries gave expression to his thoughts on political, conceptual, idealistic and poetic themes and created a unique work, declared a national monument in 1991. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Penguin Random House. But today, this work is so badly deteriorated that repair is quite essential. This outdoor exhibition free, essential for travelers who visit berlin, long ago which is encunetra deteriorated, concrete decomposes and with graffiti, resulting in some sections already unrecognizable will delaminate. The idea is to bring to light the original graffiti and are ready for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the wall, in November 2009. A year in advance, they begin restoring a collective of artists led by Kani Alavi, that has been proposed to recover one of the main tourist attractions of the city of Berlin.
They will have 2.2 million euros to retrieve the concrete of the original paintings. For this purpose Alavi has been in contact with 118 artists, creators of original works. The wall Conti already famous works such as the kiss between brothers, which is actually a passionate kiss between Leonid Brezhnev of the Soviet Union and Erich Honecker, leader of the German Democratic Republic. Russian Dimitrij Vrubel add to your graffiti a poem written in Russian that means God mine, help me to survive this deadly love. The work of Birgit Kinder that used the image of the famous car from the populace, the Trabant, crossing the wall on 9 November 1989 is also very famous. These and other works are today very deteriorated, so the purpose of Alavi is cleaned with sand the remains of the wall, to leave no traces of paint, and then proceed to paint again. The lack of institutional support has hindered the proper conservation of the place, an exposure to outdoor in the street, and therefore free, and had to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, so that he could carried out a complete restoration. Read our guide to travel to Berlin and discover more useful data for visiting Berlin.