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Charles Krafft

What Would Mel Brooks Do?

Phil Campbell | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Phil Campbell

Here's a piece of art. Will you smash it? Of course you won't. But what if I told you that the art had Hitler's head on it? And what if I told you the artist who made the art was recently exposed as a Nazi sympathizer?

'Laughing Up My Sleeve At Liberals'

ARTINFO | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts

When The Stranger's Jen Graves printed a piece outlining Seattle-based artist Charles Krafft's ideas about white nationalism, exposing that the swasti...

What Do We Have Once The Irony Is Gone? | Posted 02.25.2013 | Arts

Charles Krafft's artwork would be creepy no matter what. The artist makes porcelain ceramics in the traditions of Dutch Delftware and Italian maiolic...

Week In Arts&Culture

Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts

The art world experienced its fair share of dramatic news stories this week. Bolshoi ballet dancers were named suspects in an acid attack investigatio...

Famous Northwest Artist Accused Of Being A White Nationalist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts

Charles Krafft, a Seattle-based postmodern artist and famed ceramicist, is described as an apparent Holocaust denier and a white nationalist in a rece...

When a Good Artist Turns Nazi Sympathizer

Phil Campbell | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Phil Campbell

The idea driving this kind of art, was that Krafft was a provocateur taking on some of the most difficult themes in art with a sly, shifting lens of irony, scorn, and humor. No one ever considered the possibility that Krafft's more controversial works of art were in any way, well, sincere.

Famous Northwest Artist Accused Of Being A White Nationalist

The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper | By Jen Graves | Posted 02.15.2013 | Arts

The question is hard to get your head around: If Charles Krafft is a Holocaust denier, what does that say about his revered artwork? What exactly does...