Dutch Delftware – Pretty? Yes. But There’s More To It

Somehow the characteristic blue and white decorations of Dutch Delftware continues to fascinate us: whether we look at fashion, interior design, or contemporary arts & craft, the many shades of blue against a white background keep appearing in many different shapes and forms. It seems we can all agree that the colour schemes and decoration patterns … Continue reading Dutch Delftware – Pretty? Yes. But There’s More To It

When Art Holds A Mirror Up To Society – Otto Dix

A few weeks ago, I visited the exhibition Otto Dix - The Evil Eye (Otto Dix - Der böse Blick) in the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf (Germany) that presented the first monographic exhibition of Otto Dix. The exhibition focused on Dix's creative years in Düsseldorf and offered a comprehensive view on how by looking beyond the “unappetising” appearance … Continue reading When Art Holds A Mirror Up To Society – Otto Dix