Socialist Mosaic Master

I'm not quite sure what it is with Socialism and mosaics but they are pretty amazing and very few come better than the work of East German artist Walter Womacka.

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Where is everybody?

Eisenhuettenstadt, just over an hour east of Berlin, was once the East German socialist model New Town with, at its peak, over 50,000 inhabitants. Today there are only just under 30,000 left. Eisenhuettenstadt (which translated means literally Ironworks City) was built around....well, have...

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Man Conquers Space

I saw this amazing set of mosaics on a 1970's East German office block in Potsdam recently. It's called 'Man conquers Space' (Der Mensch bezwingt den Kosmos) by artist Fritz Eisel. You really can't get much more Socialist than that....

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Hallo!

I’m Thorsten and this is my blog about sttuff that grabs my attention.