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
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou
Date
1994–8
Description
This is a folder of material relating to the Kurt Schwitters exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, Paris 24 Nov 1994- 22 Feb 1995 containing correspondence with the organisers of the exhibition and a TLS review of the exhibition, and a page re: Anna Blume from 'The Camp' newspaper, Hutchinson Camp, Isle of Man, c.1940-41.
Reference
TGA 20052/2/26

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