Art and Internment.
Heinz Henghes the Stowaway Sculptor
Presentation by Ian Henghes, London (UK)

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Heinz Henghes (1906-1975) was born in Hamburg in 1906, a ‘Mischling’ of mixed Jewish and German descent. In America for almost 10 years before returning to Europe at a time of great political unrest Heinz spent time in Italy where he enjoyed the patronage of Ezra Pound, despite Pounds noted anti-semitism. In London at the outbreak of war Heinz was interned and sent to Australia on the notorious ship the Dunera. Image above: Heinz Henghes in Milan studio ca 1935 © Ian Henghes REGISTER HERE Heinz Henghes, Erda, 1934. Carrara marble  © Ian Henghes Heinz Henghes, The Long Road Back, 6 Dec 1940. ink on paper  © Ian Henghes [...]