Berlin. In a conference on Herwarth Walden and DER STURM at the Stiftung Brandenburger Tor the accompanying exhibtion showed works by Henryk Berlewi. Several speakers spoke on Berlewi’s role in DER STURM in the 1920s.
Image: Copyright Charlen Christoph, Courtesy Henryk Berlewi Archive
Paul Gorman, author of “Reasons to be cheerful“, discovers in his Blog the impact Henryk Berlewi has had on british graphic artitst Barney Bubbles.
One of the key works (left) by Barney Bubbles is the 7″ 1977 sleeve for Your Generation/Day By Day, the debut single by British punk band Generation X, the work on the right is by Henryk Berlewi: Mécano-Facture (Mechano-Faktur), 1924 – 61. The version of 1961 is in the collection of Marli Hoppe-Ritter.
Works by Henryk Berlewi will be on display at the Tate Modern exhibition “Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde: Constructing a New World”. (4 February – 16 May 2010).
Henryk Berlewi. Kontrasty Mekanofakturowe. 1924, Gouache, 83 x 109 cm.
Please review its provenance at the TATE Website.
The work was previously auctioned at the Cologne-based auction house Lempertz which lists the work as one of their highlights.
Frankfurt. Henryk Berlewi Archive based in Frankfurt Germany has started to prepare an exhibition and publication on Henryk Berlewi which is planned for 2011/2012.
The Archive is interested to exhibit and publish works and documents from its inventory, in addition the Archive plans to contact selected collectors and museums to contribute to the exhibition and the monograph. An important part will be focused on the impact the Polish artist Henryk Berlewi has had on designers and artists in Europe, the US and Japan.
The Archive welcomes input from scholars and researchers at any time.
Image: Photograph by Edward Hartwig showing Henryk Berlewi and his works accompanied by Models in Hotel Europe, Warsaw, 1960s. Copyright and Courtesy Gaiser & Cie. .
We are also interested in the “Impact of Henryk Berlewi”.If you or your organization own or has own works or documents by and about Henryk Berlewi we would highly appreciate if you could provide us with detailed information about this/these works. Whereas, we guarantee discretion.We thank you in advance for your support. Any kind of input is welcome. If you need support please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.If you are a scholar and interested in working with Archive material please send us your request. Only requests including full name and address will be considered.
FOR THE HENRYK BERLEWI ARCHIVE:
BOARD OF ADVISORY
Dipl.-Volkswirt Sebastian Gaiser
Editor of the Catalogue Raisonné Henryk Berlewi Archive
Dr. phil. Johanna Dahm, M.A., Cologne
Mirjam Rosenstein, lic. oec. HSG, Berlin and Zurich
Prof. Dr. Seth Wolitz, Gale Professor of Jewish Studies, University of Texas Austin
Düsseldorf. The Polnisches Institut Düsseldorf will show photographs by Edward Hartwig that are displaying Henryk Berlewi with models and his works. The exhibition will be opened on the 24th of November 2009 at 7 pm, Citadellstr. 7, Düsseldorf.