Famous Berlin street art 'blacked out'

Street art by BLU in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin.

Street art by BLU in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. Image by Grammaticus Bramlington / CC BY 2.0

A mural in Berlin's Kreuzberg district by the Italian street artist BLU was reportedly blacked out on Thursday evening. People in the area took to twitter to express their anger and disappointment, however the 'modification' had apparently been carried out with BLU's consent, in an effort to stop developers in the area from profiting from the artwork. Read more: thelocal.de

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