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

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #14, July 2017

Dear Friends, Time for the outdoors! What could be timelier than an exhibition about soccer. On July 26th, the Ephraim Palais in Berlin is opening “Hauptstadtfussball,” celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Berlin soccer club Herta BSC and its local rivals. In this exhibition, you can find Fritz Ascher’s “Soccer Players” from c. 1916! It […]

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Fritz Ascher, Two Trees, c. 1960. ©2017 Bianca Stock, Photo: Malcolm Varon, New York

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #13, May 2017

Dear Friends, Maybe today’s storm is finally bringing warm weather? Fritz Ascher wrote a poem about the strong winds that spring brings: SPRING WIND As power romps around in space; blustering, boiling, blustering. As it tugs at the clouds, – it rustles forest and fields. As willingly everything submits to this wild child. The field […]

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Fritz Ascher, Horse and Rider, ca. 1918. Mixed media on paper, 13.3 x 10.5 in. Private collection ©Bianca Stock, Munich 2016

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #12, February 2017

Dear Friends, I am very excited to invite you to the opening of the Fritz Ascher exhibition at the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz MUSEUM GUNZENHAUSER on March 4, 2017 at 7:30pm. For the first time ever, Fritz Ascher’s “Golem” from the collection of the Jewish Museum Berlin will here be reunited with other works he created between […]

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Fritz Ascher, Dancing Scene, c. 1913. Photo Malcolm Varon New York. ©Bianca Stock, Munich 2016

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #11, January 2017

Dear Friends, Thank you for supporting us with your interest in our work, reading our newsletters and publications and/or visiting our exhibitions, and – last not least – supporting our work financially. 2016 was the first year that our work started showing, with the participation in the exhibition Verfahren. “Wiedergutmachung” im geteilten Berlin / »Making […]

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FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #10, December, 2016

Dear Friends, As the holiday season is upon us, we at the Fritz Ascher Society had an exciting discovery: the gouache of a “Male Head” to the left appeared at auction in November. Even though it is not signed or dated, we recognize the gouache as a study for Fritz Ascher’s “Golem” from 1916. The […]

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FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #9, October, 2016

Dear Friends, As the Jewish New Year is upon us, there is lots to be thankful for. FRITZ ASCHER RETROSPECTIVE ON VIEW AT THE FELIX-NUSSBAUM-HAUS IN OSNABRÜCK UNTIL JANUARY 15, 2017 “To Live is to Glow with Passion. The Expressionist Fritz Ascher” opened to a large crowd at the Felix Nussbaum Haus in Osnabrück, Germany […]

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FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #8, September 2016

FRITZ ASCHER RETROSPECTIVE OPENING SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 AT THE FELIX-NUSSBAUM-HAUS IN OSNABRÜCK On September 25, 2016 the Fritz Ascher Retrospective with about 75 works will open at the Felix-Nussbaum-Haus in Osnabrück. From there it will travel to the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz (March 4 – June 11, 2017), and to the Museum Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf in Berlin (December 8, […]

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FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #7, July 2016

Dear Friends, Today we are all about literature. 400 years ago the poet William Shakespeare died (1564-1616). Ever since, the dramatic scenes in his plays have inspired many artists’ brush and pen, like William Turner, Edvard Munch, Max Slevogt and Lovis Corinth. Fritz Ascher drew scenes from Shakespeare’s “King John“, “King Richard II.” and “Henry […]

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Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized and Banned Art

Newsletter #6, May 2016

Dear Friends, As we are drawn to spend more time outside in the lovely spring weather, this newsletter is all about Fritz Ascher’s late landscapes that became the focus of his work after 1945. Trees, late 1950s ©Bianca Stock, Munich Frank Auerbach, Mornington Crescent Looking South, 1997 ©Frank Auerbach, courtesy Marlborough Fine Art In dozens […]

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Fritz Ascher Society Newsletter #5, February 2016

Dear Friends, As I am writing this newsletter, the snow is (still) melting here in New York after one of the largest snow storms in recent history. At the same time, Carnival is in the air – at least for our German friends. What better moment to introduce Fritz Ascher’s clowns – a theme that […]

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