07th Sep 2014

The Poetry of the Aged: Interview with Dutch Figurative Painter, Francien Krieg

"She took off her clothes and every move she made was for me pure poetry. She was like a living painting to me. Her body language said she was in complete acceptance with her decaying body and with facing the end of her life. That touched me a lot, especially because it came so close to my own fears of aging and death."

25th Jan 2013

Marlaine Verhelst, porcelain artist, storyteller, The Netherlands

The personalities of Marlaine Verhelst's clay pieces are so delightfully eccentric, one imagines they must have tumbled out from a realm of the fantastic. Or else we have slipped in.