David Hockney kept himself busy during Covid by creating a 314′ frieze

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“>     So how did David Hockney, one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century,  while away his time during the Covod lockdown?  Well. he decamped to his house in  Normandy, and he took the opportunity to watch and record the changing seasons on his iPad.  The stunning result is 200 … Continue reading

The Invisibles : the story of Jews who hid from the Nazis in Berlin in WW2

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  The Invisibles is an intriguing hybrid docudrama that bears witness to the number of German Jews who chose to go into  hiding rather than being captured by the Nazis in WW2.  In 1943 Goebbels the Reich Minister of Propaganda of Germany declared that after all the purges there were no Jews left in Berlin.  … Continue reading

The End of Silence : the notorious gay trials of 1950’s Frankfurt

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Just a few years before President Eisenhower kicked off the biggest LGBT witchhunt in the US’s history which became known as The Lavender Scare, over in Germany they were having their own gay persecutions too.  Not long after the end of WW2 when Germany was trying to re-build itself, and the LGBT community was emerging once … Continue reading

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