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Jul 26, 2017

“Hauptstadtfussball” 125 Jahre: Hertha BSC & Lokalrivalen 


Ephraim-Palais Museum – Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin, Berlin (Germany)

2018-12-03T16:06:57+00:00July 26th, 2017|Comments Off on “Hauptstadtfussball” 125 Jahre: Hertha BSC & Lokalrivalen 


Ephraim-Palais Museum – Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin, Berlin (Germany)

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 those who know the scene know that there are more than 400 soccer clubs in Berlin, with more that 150,000 members, as well as numerous soccer fields and pubs for fans. Fritz Ascher's drawing "Soccer Players" from c. 1916 is part of this exhibition. The artist portraits a dramatic scene: surrounded by four players the forward attacks from the left. His leg is still up [...]

Jul 10, 2017

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #14, July 2017

2018-12-04T12:33:53+00:00July 10th, 2017|Newsletter|Comments Off on 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 will be on view until January 8, 2018: link Since the last newsletter, Wiebke Hölzer published two essays about Fritz Ascher, one in the Biographisch-Bibliografisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL, vol. 38, Nordhausen 2017), and one called "Kunststück" examining his “Bajazzo” from 1924 in Weltkunst No. 129 from May 2017 (pp. 120-121). And our most accomplished lawyer, the author Nicholas O'Donnell, a veteran attorney and litigation partner at the [...]