Book Launch | Henry Ripszam's Habima Drawings

Date: 18 March
Time: 18:00
Venue:  online

Join us for an insightful online discussion about a newly released book that features Hungarian-born painter and sculptor Henry Ripszam's drawings of the celebrated Russian-Jewish Habima Theatre Company for the first time, together with our long-time partners and friends, Insiders Outsiders Festival.

This event marks the appearance of a new book entitled Henry Ripszam's Habima Drawings, published by Baquis Books, which for the first time features drawings by the Hungarian-born artist Henry Ripszam of the Russian-Jewish Habima Theatre Company on their visit to London in 1930. Olga Levitan, chair of the Israeli Center for the Documentation of the Performing Arts at Tel Aviv University will be joined by Dr. Sean Elan-Gaston, Henry Ripszam’s great-great nephew and Robert Waterhouse, director of Baquis Books and Alan Ward, the book’s designer.

The book is part of a series of Baquis Little Books, each one dedicated to a Hungarian visual artists who made Britain his home – and an offshoot of the 2018 publication Their Safe Haven: Hungarian Artists in Britain from the 1930s.

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