A few words about my friend Charlie. He was like an older brother. There was no falseness about him, and that is what would get him in trouble. He could have faked it and found himself materially better off in the (((self-admiration society))) that passes for art today. But being true to himself he could not be false to others. (more…)
Tag: Charles Krafft
Remembering Charles Krafft: September 19, 1947–June 12, 2020
Painter, ceramicist, poet, and political provocateur Charles Wing Krafft was born on this day in Seattle. Charlie was a friend of Counter-Currents from the start. He appeared on Counter-Currents Radio podcasts, attended Counter-Currents retreats, spoke at Counter-Currents events, contributed artworks for the front and blurbs for the back of Counter-Currents books, and even made original artworks to commemorate H. P. Lovecraft and Francis Parker Yockey. (more…)
Editor’s note: This is a transcript of Robert Stark’s July 4, 2016 interview with Charles Krafft. We would like to thank Hyacinth Bouquet for this transcript.
Robert Stark: This is Robert Stark. I am joined here with Charles Krafft. Charles, it is great having you on the show.
Charles Krafft: Well, thank you; and nice to talk to you again, Robert. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 84
Greg Johnson Interviews Charles Krafft
Editor’s note: This is a transcript of a Counter-Currents Radio episode that originally aired January 17, 2014. We would like to thank Hyacinth Bouquet for this transcript.
Greg Johnson: I’m Greg Johnson. Welcome to Counter-Currents Radio. Our guest today is artist Charles Krafft. Charlie, welcome to the show! (more…)
Video of the Day Charles Krafft at the 2015 London Forum: My Life as a Dissident
This is a recording of Charles Krafft’s speech at the 2015 London Forum, on the heels of political agitators canceling his third exhibition of his porcelain in the city. In it, Charles discusses his art, his political worldview, and his awakening to white identity politics. (more…)
Editor’s note: This is a transcript of a talk given by Charles Krafft at a Counter-Currents event in 2013, which was published as Counter-Currents Radio episode number 323. We would like to thank Hyacinth Bouquet for this transcript.
Greg Johnson: All right, let’s begin our final session. This session is called “Grace Under Pressure.” It’s a very practical session. It’s a chance for people who have experience to pass on their experience to the rest of us. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 323 Grace Under Pressure: Life as a Thought Criminal
This episode of Counter-Currents Radio is the recorded audio of Charles Krafft speaking about life as a dissident at a Counter-Currents event on October 13, 2013. If you wish to volunteer to transcribe this talk, please contact us at [email protected]. (more…)
I took to Charles Krafft right away. Our introduction came the week before I was due to set off for the second Counter-Currents retreat. The phone rang and I was asked if on my way down through Seattle I could pick up a stranded attendee.
While I readily agreed — anything to help out, you know — I had reservations, as patriotic conferences can attract ahem, “eccentrics,” (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 38 Interview with Charles Krafft
Editor’s note: The following is the transcript of Charles Krafft’s appearance on Counter-Currents Radio, no. 38.
GJ: I’m Greg Johnson, welcome to Counter-Currents Radio. My guest today is Seattle artist Charles Krafft. Charlie, welcome back to Counter-Currents Radio.
CK: Thank you, Greg. Good to be back. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 285
John Morgan on Charles Krafft
72 words / 59:34
Greg Johnson talks to John Morgan about his memories of the late Charles Krafft, including his story of narrowly missing a chance to meet Julius Evola.
- Greg Johnson’s obituary for Charles Krafft
- Charles Krafft at Counter-Currents
- Jef Costello’s memoir of hanging out in San Francisco with John and Charlie