Quisquilia: Lib. nov.

Quid autem tanto fortunae strepitu desideratis?

Off with their heads!

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Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NYC. Sep 2012.

Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NYC. Sep 2012.

What a hilarious instance of sepulchral humour.
Chiselling lettrism in the literal sense: Phonetics à la concrète.

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Forever y(o)ung

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Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NYC. Sep 2012.

Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NYC. Sep 2012.

In floriography, Allium (‘Gladiator’) represents unity, humility, and patience. In Byron’s words: The flower in ripen’d bloom unmatch’d / Must fall the earliest prey.

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You have been smurfed

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Pedestrian light at Rosenthaler Straße / Gipsstraße, Berlin-Mitte. Jan 2014.

Pedestrian light at Rosenthaler Straße / Gipsstraße, Berlin-Mitte. Jan 2014.

Next time you’re feeling blue just let a smile begin. Happy things will come to you.
A terrific example of urban knitting? Guerrilla marketing? – Smurfever!

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Tear-drops

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Hackescher Markt, Berlin-Mitte. Feb 2014.

Hackescher Markt, Berlin-Mitte. Feb 2014.

O for the dropping of tear-drops in a poem! – Walt Whitman (modified).
Sometimes they turn / into adhesive tape drops.

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La dolce vita (Soho edition)

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110 Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London. Dec 2013.

110 Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London. Dec 2013.

Cakes on display at Golden Gate Dessert House. Vibrant and colourful on the edge of Chinatown. Thanks for your visit!

Love onomatopoetically

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Rosenthaler Straße 51, Berlin-Mitte. Oct 2013.

Rosenthaler Straße 51, Berlin-Mitte. Oct 2013.

Next to All Saints: not lovestruck at all. Or, perhaps, love actually?
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Bernese b/w

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Railway arch near Reitschule, Neubrückstraße, Bern. Oct 2013.

Railway arch near Reitschule, Neubrückstraße, Bern. Oct 2013.

Les trois Bernoises. Portrait shot. Thanks for your visit!

Re-imagine

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Halléngården, Thorvald Meyers gate 59, Grünerløkka, Oslo. Nov 2012.

Halléngården, Thorvald Meyers gate 59, Grünerløkka, Oslo. Nov 2012.

Artists: C215 (Christian Guémy), TMNK aka Nobody; Stencil in original state.

No hell below us / Above us only sky. – John Lennon. Thanks for your visit!

Blunt thou the lion’s paws

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Oranienburger Straße 41, Berlin-Mitte. Apr 2013.

Oranienburger Straße 41, Berlin-Mitte. Apr 2013.

He had uttered a mad wish that […] the face on the canvas bear the burden of his passions and his sins; that the painted image might be seared with the lines of suffering and thought, and that he might keep all the delicate bloom and loveliness of his then just conscious boyhood […] It was folly to think so. Yet it was watching him, with its beautiful marred face and its cruel smile. – Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray, chap. 7. Thanks for your visit!

Parietal layers

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Fille aux fleurs dans les cheveux, Kino Intimes, Berlin-Friedrichshain.  Apr 2013.

Fille aux fleurs dans les cheveux, Kino Intimes, Berlin-Friedrichshain. Apr 2013.

Artists: L.E.T. (Les Enfants Terribles), Robi the Dog; Sources: [1] [2] [3].

To analyse artworks means no less than to become conscious of the history immanently sedimented in them. – Theodor W. Adorno: Aesthetic Theory, p. 112. Let’s excavate! Thanks for your visit!