A Space for Books — Nieuwe Herengracht 11 Amsterdam

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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exhibition “Dear Harry” presents a wall display of full-size facsimiles of the letters (list below), with previously unpublished stories written in Harry’s inimitable style.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 
Eric Andersen
Karel Appel
Bernard Aubertin
Luciano Bartolini
Robert Bozzi
Günter Brus
Daniel Buren
Ulises Carrión
Giuseppe Chiari
Tony Conrad
Francesco Conz
Peter Downsbrough
Henry Flynt
Isa Genzken
Richard Hamilton
Al Hansen
Piero Heliczer
Dick Higgins
Armin Hundertmark
Dorothy Iannone
Julius
Per Kirkeby
Bengt af Klintberg
Milan Knížák
Alison Knowles
Yayoi Kusama
Jean-Jacques Lebel
Boris Lurie
Maurizio Nannucci
Ladislav Novák
Ben Patterson
Pierre Restany
Gerhard Richter
Willem de Ridder
James Riddle
Guy Rombouts
Takako Saito
Claude Sandoz
Tomas Schmit
Paul Sharits
Mieko Shiomi
Daniel Spoerri
Petr Stembera
Endre Tót
Hans Uhlmann
Ben Vautier
Wolf Vostell
herman de vries
Jos Vulto
Lawrence Weiner

 

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