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Mural art at Place Poelaert

Mural art at Place Poelaert

Posted 07 July 2010 | By | Categories: urban art | 1 Comment

I liked the illusion created by this mural of  an extra pair of windows on the walls of  this Artisanal leatherwork shop. I stumbled into it after the elevator ride that connects the ville haute and ville basse of  Brussels (the Upper Town and lower Town) on the corner of rue de l’épée and Rue […]

Tribute to Hergé fresco by Mezzo in Laeken

Tribute to Hergé fresco by Mezzo in Laeken

Posted 04 June 2010 | By | Categories: urban art | 4 Comments

Mural art realized by Mezzo, the creator of the King of the Flies comic strip illustrations as a tribute to Hergé. Mezzo of his real name Pascal Mesemberg was born in Drancy in 1960. At the age of 17, he began his career by sending illustrations in various magazines and graphzines Paris where he published […]

Zinneke Parade

Zinneke Parade

Posted 30 May 2010 | By | Categories: Cultural event | 3 Comments

Born 10 years ago as part of Brussels 2000, European Capital of Culture the Zinneke Parade has now grown into a biennial exuberant celebration where around 2500 local volunteers from various schools, collectives and organizations converge into the city center in a carnival atmosphere. Each edition has it’s own theme where participants create their colorful […]

Brussels under the snow

Brussels under the snow

Posted 20 May 2010 | By | Categories: snow | 4 Comments

As most of you probably already know the winter 2009-2010 was one the coldest we have experienced in Europe in a very long time. Brussels was no exception to this and the initial sense of  fun and excitement of having snow stay for a few days slowly became irritating and in the end frankly outright […]

Marché de Noël de Bruxelles

Marché de Noël de Bruxelles

Posted 21 December 2009 | By | Categories: Christmas | 2 Comments

Although  not even ten years old, the Brussels Christmas market has made a big impact on the Brussels landscape over the Christmas holidays. Today, it would be hard to imagine passing into the new year without it. Initiated by the City of Brussels’ the Christmas market is laid out within it’s center along a two kilometer […]

Caroline Baldwin mural

Caroline Baldwin mural

Posted 09 October 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

This 160 square meters Caroline Baldwin mural is found at 10 Place de Ninove, 1000 Brussels. Made by D. Vandegeerde and  G. Oreopoulos of Art Mural SPRL it illustrates in 12 images the series of comic strips made by André Taymans and Bruno Wesel of Castermin of Caroline Baldwin a female private detective. Each of the […]

Jef Aérosol street art in Brussels

Jef Aérosol street art in Brussels

Posted 27 September 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | 6 Comments

A very nice example of Stencil graffiti art found at 7 Rue du Chêne, Brussels made by one of the fist French street art pioneers from the 80’s, Jef Aérosol. His mark has been on the walls of cities cities all over the world such as: Amsterdam, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Lisbon, London, New-York Paris, Rome,etc. […]

Les Rêves de Nic

Les Rêves de Nic

Posted 20 August 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

The 160 square meters Les Rêves de Nic (Little Nic) comics strip mural is found at 40 Rue des Fabriques, 1000 Brussels. Hermann Huppen said he had been heavily inspired by American Author Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo in Slumberland when creating the Little Nic comics. Less popular than some of his other work such as […]

Cori le Moussaillon mural

Cori le Moussaillon mural

Posted 07 August 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

The 48 square meters Cori le Moussaillon comics strip mural is found at 21 Rue des Fabriques, 1000 Brussels. Six albums were created by Bob de Moor (Robert Frans Marie De Moor) from 1951 to 1993. A true masters of the Belgian Clear Line style, he cooperated during his career with other famous Belgianc Comic […]

Musée des Égouts de Bruxelles

Musée des Égouts de Bruxelles

Posted 30 July 2009 | By | Categories: Museum | 3 Comments

Established in one of the two former city toll offices, built in neo-classical style in 1835 and 1836 and designed by A. Payen, the Sewers Museum of Brussels gives an overview of the city’s evolution in terms of public sanitation. These rather small buildings, formerly used to collect a toll on goods entering the city […]

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