From Spritzdekor to Madbrit: The Many Personas of Kevin Graham

“I have collected things before: fast cars, fast motorcycles and even faster women…” Kevin Graham certainly lives up to his nickname of Madbrit. I knew before I began that interviewing him was going to be an interesting experience. Certainly, I hoped that I would be able to get at least as much sense as I…

West German Pottery Wall Hangings

  I can’t believe that with all the gorgeous wall hangings we have, I’ve not posted any of them up before now. They’re stunning! The pair above we found in two separate places on the last German road trip (two weeks tomorrow ’til the next one!). For once, I actually spotted both. They’re two of…

Ruscha: Love, Loathe, Like or Leave?

I tend to like the Dumler & Breiden, Carstens and Scheurich pieces of West German Pottery in any batch that we bring back from Germany and I often gravitate towards posting pictures of them. For once, I thought I’d share some from factories that many people rate highly; yet, I often ignore. First up is…