The resulting colorful expressions on the West side of the wall were in sharp contrast to the East’s sterile ramparts and came to symbolize the differences of the separate societies.
Berlin Wall Art: The Wall Before the Fall presents Edward Murray's photographic documentation of the Berlin Wall in May of 1989 - the scribbles, scrawls, graffiti, and art plastered all over the western side of the wall, an outpouring of free expression and a visual protest against totalitarian oppression.
The heads of monarchs
Silhouette throwing a bomb
Sinister canine joker
Rhino smashing through
Pasty faces and a pointing hand
SOS for the Baltic states