Ines Schlenker is an independent art historian with a special interest in National Socialist, ‘degenerate’ and émigré art. Hitler’s Salon, her study of the officially approved art in the Third Reich as shown at the Great German Art Exhibition, was published in 2007. She wrote the catalogue raisonné of the paintings of the Vienna-born émigré Marie-Louise von Motesiczky (2009), co-edited the artist’s correspondence with the writer Elias Canetti (2011) and curated the exhibition at Tate Britain, London, that celebrated the opening of the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Archive Gallery in 2019. Recent publications include Capturing Time, a study of the life and work of the émigré artist Milein Cosman (2019), and Chagall (2022). She is a member of the committee of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies.
You can find out more about the artist in the following publications by Ines Schlenker:
Marie-Louise von Motesiczky 1906–1996, exhibition catalogue, Tate Liverpool/Museum Giersch, Frankfurt am Main/Wien Museum, Vienna/Southampton City Art Gallery, 2006
Marie-Louise von Motesiczky 1906–1996. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Manchester and New York 2009
Liebhaber ohne Adresse. Elias Canetti und Marie-Louise von Motesiczky. Briefwechsel 1942–1992, co-edited with Kristian Wachinger, Munich 2011 (French translation available, no English translation)