The art scene in Brussels is a joke. Literally. Home of infamous Tintin, birthplace of The Smurfs and world-centre for 9th-art enthusiasts, the Art Nouveau city streets house over 50 painted comic frescoes, sprawling up walls and weaving around windows.
On Rue Jan Bellen, Natacha stars. A brave, intelligent crime-fighting stewardess, she wasn’t afraid to exhibit her voluptuous uniform-clad curves while upholding justice! Female comic heroes were rare in the 70’s and Natacha broke the mould.
Brussels has the winning recipe for lots of laughs: