Folders of writings and talks by Klaus Hinrichsen as well as research material collected by Hinrichsen and correspondence relating to Kurt Schwitters and other émigré and interned artists.

1920s–2004

collection owner: Klaus Hinrichsen, ‘Folders of writings and talks by Klaus Hinrichsen as well as research material collected by Hinrichsen and correspondence relating to Kurt Schwitters and other émigré and interned artists.’ 1920s–2004

Items available online are the personal papers of Klaus Hinrichsen. During 1940-41 Hinrichsen was interned in Hutchinson Internment Camp, Isle of Man. The collection documents his time there comprising of camp newspapers, poems, photographs, articles and an identification badge. Also included are his writings on the artist Kurt Schwitters who was also interned in Hutchinson Internment Camp and became a close friend.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Klaus Hinrichsen 1912–2004
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Klaus Hinrichsen's family in 2005.
Reference
TGA 20052

224 objects in this collection

Title
Material relating to Hinrichsen’s talk ‘Art in Hutchinson Camp’ held 17 Sep 1986 at the Camden Arts Centre, London.
Date
1986–7
Description
Folder contains several manuscript and typescript versions of the talk, press reviews of the exhibition and correspondence. The talk was held on the occasion of the exhibition at the Camden Arts Centre 'Arts in Exile in Great Britain 1933-1945' (20 Aug 1986 - 5 Oct 1986). The folder also includes one letter from Carlo Pietzner to Hinrichsen from 27 Sep 1941 [in German].
Reference
TGA 20052/1/7

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