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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 […]

Tintin Mural at Stockel Metro Station

Posted 07 June 2009 | By | Categories: subway | 18 Comments

The Adventures of Tintin Mural located inside the Stockel Metro Station is definitely one of most impressive of the city of Brussels. The sketches featuring all of the 140 characters of The Adventures of Tintin Comic Strip are displayed on both sides of the 135 meters long underground station’s wall. These were drawn by Hergé […]

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 […]

Notre Temps Mural at Hankar Metro station

Posted 07 March 2009 | By | Categories: subway | No Comments

The wildly colorful “Notre Temps” fresco was painted on the ceilings and walls of the Hankar STIB Metro station by Roger Somville, leader of the Belgian Expressionists Movement. The mural uses a lot of bright and strident colors in shades of orange and red to represent the struggles of the working class to attain social […]

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 […]

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.

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.  

Fountain by Pol Bury

Posted 23 February 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 2 Comments

This abstract water fountain made of steel was created in 1995 by now deceased artist Pol Bury. It can be found at the junction of Boulevard Albert II and Baudoin.  

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