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Richard Haizmann Museum in Niebüll

Superhelden vor den Auschwitztoren treffen auf sensible Malerei

10. Juni – 31. Juli , 2022

Vernissage 10.06.2022 um 19.30 im Richard Haizmann Museum, Niebüll

Organized by Kunstverein Niebüll

Porträt, ARTstories Norbert Kron

Muss man in Deutschland seine jüdische Identität verstecken? – Das ist eine der Fragen, die Yury Kharchenko in seinen spektakulären, großformatigen Bildern stellt. Als sein Großvater einst in die Rote Armee eintrat, um gegen Nazideutschland zu kämpfen, änderte dieser seinen Familiennamen von Grünspan in Kharchenko um..

Upcoming exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Bonn, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Berlinische Galerie and Miqua – Jewish Museum Cologne

5. October, 19 PM at Wallraf – Richartz – Museum, Cologne 2021:

Panel discussion with Rita Kersting (Stellvertrende Direktorin des Ludwig Museums Köln) Kay Heymer (Leiter der Moderne, Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf), Prof. Dr. Micha Brumlik

Moderator: Dr. Michael Köhler

 

Berlinische Galerie

18. November – 26. November 2020

Hamburger Kunsthalle

20. October – 8. November 2020

Kunstmuseum Bonn

September – 13. September 2020

New York Times Publication

GERMAN IDENTITY, Oberhausen,12 October 2018, Yury Kharchenko in his atelier. Left is a portrait oif the artist Felix Nussbaum who was murdered by Nazis in Auschwitz and on the right it's a portrait of the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges.
GERMAN IDENTITY, Oberhausen,12 October 2018, Yury Kharchenko in his atelier. Left is a portrait of the Jewish artist Felix Nussbaum who was murdered by Nazis in Auschwitz and on the right a portrait of the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. Photo by Laetitia Vancon
GERMAN IDENTITY, 12 October 2018, portrait of Yury Kharchenko in his atelier in Oberhausen.
GERMAN IDENTITY, 12 October 2018, portrait of Yury Kharchenko in his atelier in Oberhausen. Photo by Laetitia Vancon

New York Times

 

“Mr. Kharchenko, an artist, at an exhibition of his work in Dortmund. After the Holocaust, he said, “The Germans were subdued, but now as they are starting to reclaim their identity and trying to be normal again, all these extremes are thriving.”

“As a Jew in Germany, said Mr. Kharchenko, the Berlin-based artist, “You’re inevitably asking yourself: Could it happen again?”

Kunstmuseum Bochum

“Bild Macht Religion, Kunst zwischen Verehrung, Verbot und Vernichtung”

with Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, Martin Kippenberger, Arnulf Rainer, Joseph Beuys

from 13. October  – 24. February 2019