Ron English am Checkpoint Charlie 1989

“I painted the wall at Checkpoint Charlie in 1989. A few months later they tore it down!”

Als Abwechslung zu Domino Kitsch und Mauer Fall Jubiläums Zirkus eine kleine Anekdote von Altmeister Ron English vom Checkpoint Charlie, jump

The guards tried to reach out and catch me a couple of times, but some East German refugees who were camped out on the western side of Checkpoint Charlie kept watch for me. Painting right at the edge was a little nerve-wracking because if the guards had caught me, they would have hauled me back over to the eastern side for a an extended… vacation. But I was pretty spry then…