Tag Archives: Stars

It’s all in the stars

22 Nov copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Temple gate – Carrer Bailén

My laptop has decided it doesn’t want to connect to the internet anymore, but I’m staying positive, because it’s all in the stars (and luckily, I still have my smart phone)!

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A serving of stars – Carrer de l’Arc de Sant Silvestre

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Twinkle twinkle

30 Jul copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Sgraffito stars – Plaça de l’Acadèmia

Happy Monday! I hope you had a fabulous weekend! Have you been watching the Olympics? Discovered any new (sports) stars you like? I thought it would be appropriate to start the week looking at the stars, albeit stars of a different nature, so here goes: twinkle twinkle!

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It’s an oldie! – Carrer de la Pietat

Pretty, isn’t it, this star which was hewn into stone at the back side of Barcelona’s cathedral? Or what about this golden one (below), crowned and all? Brings to mind thoughts of Russian soldiers, or images from the Chinese Cultural Revolution…

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SM172 in colour

24 Jul copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Blowing star bubbles – Carrer Portadors

There is an incredibly prolific street artist in Barcelona called Caesar Baetulo who signs his work “SM 172”, and today I have some of his more colourful graffiti to share with you. Are you ready? Here goes: SM 172 in colour.

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The look – Carrer Mirallers

SM 172 tends to place his work close to the ground, and I have found most of it in the warren of streets around the Santa Maria del Mar church in El Born.

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