Fritz Ascher, Two Trees, c. 1958. Photo Malcolm Varon ©2017 Bianca Stock

October 23 – December 3, 2017 “Beauteous Strivings” Fritz Ascher – Works on Paper

For the first time in the United States, this exhibition shows works on paper created by the German Expressionist Fritz Ascher (1893-1970) after 1945. With these landscapes, he radically departed from the figural compositions he created during the Weimar years. At the same time, he built on his Expressionist visual language of vigorous brushstrokes and […]

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Fritz Ascher, Soccer Players, c. 1916. ©2017 Bianca Stock. Photo Malcolm Varon

July 26, 2017 – January 7, 2018 “Hauptstadtfussball” 125 Jahre: Hertha BSC & Lokalrivalen (“Soccer in the Capital” 125 Years Herta BSC and Local Rivals)

July 25th, 2017 is the 125th birthday of the Berlin soccer club Hertha BSC. This birthday is celebrated with a special exhibition at the museum Ephraim-Palais, which enables visitors to experience captivating chapters of Berlin sports- and city history. Today Herta is Number One among Berlin soccer clubs, followed by East Berlin’s Union Berlin. But […]

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Fritz Ascher, Horse and Rider, c. 1916. Photo Malcolm Varon ©2016 Bianca Stock

March 5 - June 18, 2017
"Leben ist Glühn" Der Expressionist Fritz Ascher
"To Live is to Blaze with Passion" The Expressionist Fritz Ascher
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz MUSEUM GUNZENHAUSER

The worldwide first Fritz Ascher Retrospective is on view at the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz – MUSEUM GUNZENHAUSER from March 5 to June 18, 2017. (website link) The main focus of the presentation at the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz – MUSEUM GUNZENHAUSER is on the artist’s important early masterworks like “Golgatha” (1915), “Bajazzo and Artists” (ca. 1916) and “The […]

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Fritz Ascher, Golem, 1916. Oil on canvas, 71 x 55 in., 182.5 x 140.5 cm. Jewish Museum Berlin GME932. ©Bianca Stock

September 23, 2016 - January 29, 2017
"Golem"
Jewish Museum Berlin

Fritz Ascher’s monumental painting “Golem” from 1916 is part of the exhibition “Golem” at the Jewish Museum Berlin (September 23, 2016  – January 29, 2017). website The myth of the human being that can create new life is the central theme of the large thematic exhibition “Golem” at the Jewish Museum Berlin. Until today the […]

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Fritz Ascher, Male Head, 1919. Mixed media on paper, 26,6 x 22 cm. Private collection. ©Bianca Stock

September 25, 2016 - January 15, 2017
"Leben ist Glühn" Der Expressionist Fritz Ascher
"To Live is to Blaze with Passion" The Expressionist Fritz Ascher
Felix-Nussbaum-Haus Osnabrück

The first ever Fritz Ascher Retrospective is on view at the Felix-Nussbaum-Haus in Osnabrück from September 25, 2016 until January 15, 2017. website link This first comprehensive retrospective of Fritz Ascher’s art shows a representative group of ca. 80 works (30 paintings and 50 works on paper), which span his whole oeuvre from first academic […]

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October 9, 2015 - January 14, 2016
Verfahren. "Wiedergutmachung" im geteilten Berlin
»Making Amends« Compensation and Restitution Cases in Divided Berlin
Aktives Museum Berlin

The Aktive Museum in cooperation with the Gedenkstätte deutscher Widerstand and the Gedenk- und Bildungsstätte Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz is examining the practice of restitution after 1945 in divided Berlin, which is shown on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation from the National Socialist Regime. website Especially in Berlin, where during the Cold War two […]

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Information pillar with Fritz Ascher at Frankfurter Tor, Berlin 2013. ©photo Bjoern Weigel

January 31 - November 10, 2013
“Diversity Destroyed. Berlin 1933–1938–1945. A city remembers”
“Zerstörte Vielfalt. Berlin 1933–1938–1945. Eine Stadt erinnert sich”
Kulturprojekte Berlin

Fritz Ascher was one of over 200 personalities featured during the “Theme Year 2013: Diversity Destroyed,” a year-long project commemorating those who stamped their mark on the diverse society of early-1930s Berlin: http://www.berlin.de/2013/en/startseitenweiterleitung/. His portrait was featured on the information pillar at Frankfurter Tor, as part of the open air installation: http://www.berlin.de/2013/en/open-air-exhibitions/. A more detailed […]

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