Barcelona, a photo a day

The painted house


I have to confess I don’t know anything about this building on Carrer Floridablanca, except that it seems to be an alternative place of some kind. But it really is one of a kind!

Map picture

A bit later… I just learned that this building is a squat. Molts gracies, Fabien!

13 responses

  1. A complicated design with an edgy vibe. A tatooed many-armed monster?

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    August 15, 2010 at 3:07 am

  2. Scary. Feels like the young and wild was painting, soul seeking freedom :-))

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    August 14, 2010 at 6:24 pm

  3. Really neat…I don't know what the picture has to do with Liberty (or Freedom) not being free, but I hope they don't have to fight that monster on the wall to get it. Thanks for sharing…

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    August 14, 2010 at 6:06 pm

  4. That's huge! and quite scary too!

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    August 14, 2010 at 5:24 pm

  5. It's kind of scary looking. Are the red things hanging out the one window supposed it be its tongue? 🙂

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    August 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm

  6. Is it some kind of Kraken painted on it?
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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    August 14, 2010 at 11:46 am

  7. Quite a mural… might be scary at night!

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    August 14, 2010 at 11:35 am

  8. An amazing painting for a building. Do you feel the arms reach out to get you as you stand in front of it? The arms: all the people and things who strangle our freedom? Or all the alternatives of freedom?

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    August 14, 2010 at 11:00 am

  9. That's so cool! Center of attraction! happy weekend!

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    August 14, 2010 at 9:08 am

  10. la libertad no es graatis

    Die Freiheit ist nicht umsonst…gut daran erinnert zu werden.
    Grüsse aus Berlin,
    Uwe-Jens

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    August 14, 2010 at 8:45 am

  11. Dina, your spanish is excellent! I think the house is a finished work, as I saw it in some old travel book

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    August 14, 2010 at 8:34 am

  12. Does it say “Freedom is not free”?
    But is everyone free to make whatever painting he wants on his house?

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    August 14, 2010 at 8:31 am

  13. I find there is a great and original work on this mural

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    August 14, 2010 at 8:20 am