I never thought I’d say…

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Art | 2 Comments
Painted Pigeons

….that a pigeon looks beautiful.

However on my internet surfing travels today I came across these wonderful photos of the flying rats as works of art.

At the Venice Biennale, a Swiss artist Julian Charriere and German-born Julius von Bismarck, came up with this project - “Some Pigeons Are More Equal Than Others”. They spray-painted pigeons and released them into the city.

Apparently it was done without hurting the birds.

I think if the pigeons in Sheffield looked a little bit more like this, I might consider letting one get closer than usual….or not.


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Sarah Haynes
Sarah Haynes

As well as managing D4's projects, Sarah's interests are in disruptive technologies, 3D printing, social media and eCommerce trends, Game of Thrones and making jam.


  1. Mona

    The pigeons in Sheffield ARE beautiful!



    My final project from my arts/photography degree at Hallam

    • Sarah Haynes

      In their own way they are, I agree, and your photographs show that. I’m just terrified of birds!


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