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Happy Metro to You mural by Marc Mendelson

Posted 29 March 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Renowned artist Marc Mendelson wanted to provide a humorous and colorful experience to commuters through his 1974  “Happy Metro to You”  polychrome wood mural at Parc metro station. Born in London in 1915 and member of the Académie Royale de Belgique he his mostly knows for his abstract painting, sculptures, watercolor and modern art work […]

Art rue des Tanneurs by FARM PROD

Posted 24 November 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Just around the corner from the Recyclart, under the train bridge at the rue des Tanneurs you will find the impressive work left by the Collective FARM PROD during one of their live painting sessions. Pretty amazing work that’s worth going to take a look if you enjoy urban Art. Location of FARM PROD Art […]

Lincoln comic strip mural

Posted 20 October 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Lincoln, is a popular French comic strip created by Jérôme, Olivier & Anne-Claire Jouvray which portraits the theme of the lonely cowboy. The main character Lincoln is a lost soul drifting across the country without any purpose in life. One day God crosses his path and promising him happiness and immortality sets him on a […]

Fountain at the Belgian Senate

Posted 06 September 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 1 Comment

Fountain found just outside the Belgian Senate (Sénat Belge) in Brussels where visitors enter. Haven’t found any further information about the fountain itself. If anyone has an idea please leave a comment. Location of the Belgian Senate: View Larger Map Photos of fountain found at the Belgian Senate

Le Jeune Albert

Posted 02 September 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Le Jeune Albert or De Jonge Albert in Dutch is the main character taken from the comic strip of the same name created by Yves Charland. Its the story of a kid living is post World War II Brussels who loves to play practicle jokes and makes life horrible for those around him. Compared to […]

Quick et Flupke

Posted 20 May 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

The Quick & Flupke mural is located at 195 Rue Haute, 1000 Brussels. Quick et Flupke is another comic strip created by famous writer Hergé about two young boy and their adventures in the streets of Brussels. The two kids always seem to inadvertently wreak havoc and perpetually get into trouble with the neighborhood and […]

Tintin and Captain Haddock mural

Posted 18 April 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 2 Comments

The Tintin and Captain Haddock mural located at 37 rue de l’Étuve. The Adventures of Tintin written by Hergé is most certainly the most popular series of comic books that have ever came out of Belgium. The 23 albums written between 1929 and 1983 have sold over 200 million copies worldwide and been published in […]

Fountain tour du midi

Posted 05 March 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 1 Comment

The Tour du Midi fountain is located on Avenue Paul Henri Spaak just at the base of this impressive building. I haven’t been able to find any information about this fountain. If anyone does know something please do leave a comment I’ll be glad to add it with the proper credits.

Bob et Bobette mural

Posted 03 March 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

The Spike and Suzy mural (known from it’s original Flemish version as Suske en Wiske or Bob et Bobette in French) can be found at the corner of rue du Canal and rue de Laeken. This comic strip created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990) became popular just after World War II when it started to be […]

Cat on a bike sculpture

Posted 25 February 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 2 Comments

The Cat on a bike is a sculpture made by artist Alain Séchas entitled “La Cycliste” that was ordered by the city of Brussels in 2005 for the sum of 100 000 €. It can be found just in front of the Galeries Royales on the corner of rue Montagne-aux-Herbes-Potagères.  

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