Pied Piper

Title: The Old Cat Breeder

Size: 45 cm x 62  cm Location / Date: Berlin 2010

Material Painting / Frame: Oil on photo cardboard – drawn on wooden frame with canvas


The old cat breeder did not believe in truth or anything. He believed in his cats. Together they inhabited an ancient school building which had been closed down as others in the neighbourhood on account of demographic change. There were simply no more children to go to school. When the painter made the portrait of the man the small town was afflicted by a rats plague. The number of rats increased with the dwindling of the population. Moreover tourists came in greater numbers to see what the… Continue reading