The Cock of Kochstraße

Just in case you missed the massive penis the first time round, here it is again 🙂

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After living in a city for close to two years, you might think that you know all of its little quirks. Berlin, however, is the city that just keeps giving on the weirdness front. Located not far from Kochstraße*, in the centre of Berlin, is a sight that will leave most men feeling shrivelled and inadequate.

Without further ado, I give you…

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This art installation is called “Peace Be With You” by Peter Lenk and was erected (snigger) in 2009. It’s located on the wall of the Tageszeitung Building on Rudi-Dutschke-Straße, directly opposite the offices of Bild – two major newspapers. The main figure (the one with the big penis, in case you missed it) is said to bear a striking resemblance to Kai Diekmann, former editor of the latter.

DSC01418 His penis reaches to the very top of the building, passing various placard-holding figures along the way.

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Although I can directly translate the…

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21 thoughts on “The Cock of Kochstraße”

  1. Good lord… We have a Peter Lenk sculpture in our town, too, which makes most people think, “WTF?!” What is it with this guy? Preoccupation with the bits and bobs, that’s for sure. The one in our town is “Leda and the Swan”, and the swan/Zeus has a lengthy appendage “pointing toward the Marktplatz”, as the tour guides sheepishly say. Leda is large and naked, holding her “girls” and fleeing past the randy bird. I just read this one in Berlin is also called “Pimmel über Berlin.”

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