The Art on the Berlin Wall: Sentiments of East and West Berlin

The Berlin Wall art of the 1980s was an artistic representation of the events of the Cold War in Europe. The fifteen years following the Allied Victory of World War II were marked by a massive movement of migrants from East to West Germany, as East Germans became increasingly dissatisfied with the lack of economic opportunity in the Soviet-controlled Eastern Bloc. Realizing the potential of losing its human capital, Soviet and East German officials decided to build a barrier separating East &...

The Art on the Berlin Wall: Sentiments of East and West Berlin

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