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Dmitri Wladimirowitsch Vrubel – The Kiss

Artist

Dmitri (Wladimirowitsch) Vrubel (or Wrubel), was born in Moscow on July 14, 1960. Vrubel lives in Berlin. He is a contemporary painter and a member of the Piratenpartei (political party).

Artwork

“My God, give me the strength to survive this kiss of death” is a life size street-art painting on the Berlin Wall between Ostbahnhof and Oberbaumbrücke, the so called East Side Gallery. Vrubel created the original piece in 1991. A new version arose in 2009 when the wall was renovated. It measures 7.20 x 3.60 m (width x height).

Brief description

Der Bruderkuss, The Kiss, The Kiss of Death – there are several names for the life size artwork from Dmitri Vrubel, who painted it on the east side of the Berlin Wall in 1991. It shows the former head of state of the Soviet Union and GDR Iljitsch Breschnew and Erich Honecker united by a heartfelt brotherly kiss. One can read in the line under the artwork in Russian and German: My God, , give me the strength to survive this kiss of death. When the famous obtained piece of the Berlin Wall was renovated in 2009, Vrubel went back and painted it again. It belongs to the most popular motifs for photographers in Berlin.

Genre & Material

Street art

Where can I find this in Berlin?

In the open air lies the East Side Gallery, on the East side of the Berliner Wall in the district Friedrichshain Kreuzberg.

Der Bruderkuss, The Kiss, The Kiss of Death – there are several names for the life size artwork from Dmitri Vrubel, who painted it on the east side of the Berlin Wall in 1991. It shows the former head of state of the Soviet Union and GDR Iljitsch Breschnew and Erich Honecker united by a heartfelt brotherly kiss. One can read in the line under the artwork in Russian and German: My God, , give me the strength to survive this kiss of death.

When the famous obtained piece of the Berlin Wall was renovated in 2009, Vrubel went back and painted it again. It belongs to the most popular motifs for photographers in Berlin.

Hier geht es zu dem Museum in Berlin, in dem Sie dieses Meisterwerk finden

ART@Berlin: Dmitri Wladimirowitsch Vrubel – The Kiss

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