DEAR HARRY: 50 Artists 50 Letters
Enter Enter is pleased to present the exhibition and book
‘DEAR HARRY: 50 Artists 50 Letters’.
“Harry” is Harry Ruhé, – protagonist, provocateur – organiser of renowned Fluxus festivals and happenings, in the 80s and 90s. Founder of Gallery A in 1976, Ruhé maintained an intense correspondence with a galaxy of artists, as yet little known, but later to achieve fame and notoriety as the ground-breaking practitioners of their time. The roll call is long, Günter Brus, Lawrence Weiner, Al Hansen, Ben Vautier, Yoko Ono, Paul Sharits, … Ruhé has a distinguished career as writer and publisher. The exhibition “Dear Harry” presents a wall display of full-size facsimiles of the letters (list below), with previously unpublished stories written in Harry’s inimitable style. The book, an archive box (ring mechanism with polyester album pages) published in an edition of 25 numbered copies, will be available for viewing and purchase.
Enter Enter will present a table display of Harry Ruhé’s publications since 1976, including current and out-of-print titles: 25 Fluxus Stories, The Adventures of Willem de Ridder, Punk in Holland, …
21 December 2022 – 21 January 2023
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 1-5 PM (Harry will be present)
Vernissage Wednesday 21 December 4 pm
List of letters
Bengt af Klintberg
Willem de Ridder
herman de vries