The one that got away…Berlinische Galerie

I am meticulous with my planning for trips: you want an itinerary drawn up, I'm your girl. I learn from mistakes so, for example, I rarely travel so that I am in cities on a Monday. Most galleries close on Mondays. Occasionally, I've been caught out on other days, so I do a double check. … Continue reading The one that got away…Berlinische Galerie

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“A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness”

The title of this post is a quotation from German Expressionist, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and it has made me think about an issue I had recently. I visited the Roy Lichtenstein exhibition at Tate Liverpool and found myself irritated by one particular painting: Nude Reading Now, before anyone jumps down my throat and accuses me … Continue reading “A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness”

Johannes Molzahn

Johannes Molzahn born Duisburg, 21 May 1892–died Munich, 31 December 1965) This powerful image appeared on Daily Art Daily and it is mind blowing!  Interestingly, Molzahn, during the period 1910-1920 became interested in the cubo-futuristic style but combined the figurative with the abstract. He would place figures before a background of fragments of rectangles, trapezoids, triangles … Continue reading Johannes Molzahn