Friday, May 20, 2016
I first became aware of this angel from the Wim Wenders film "Wings of Desire" and like the angels in his movie, this monumental angel bears witness to all life around it and has literally seen it all - from humanity's best inclinations as well as its worst. The black and white imagery from "Wings of Desire" is stunning. To see this angelic monument from the movie in person felt surreal. Below is me trying to fit my inspiring angel and I into a selfie as I rode my bike around the column's traffic circle - one last time before leaving Berlin.