Expo on work Henk Brouwer

In 2018 Museum Bronbeek in Arnhem, the Netherlands, will schedule an exhibition on the creative work of Henk Brouwer. This exhibition will present Henk Brouwer’s work in the historical context of WW II and more specific in the context of Changi POW camp in Singapore.
Opening expected August 2018

 

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NIOD support for search of portraits

NIOD, the renowned Dutch Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, has offered to extend its contribution to the Tijdlijn-search for portraits of Henk Brouwer by appointing a student trainee for several months. The trainee will start with the search in the Netherlands. Henk Brouwer portrayed at least 45 Dutch prisoners during his time in Changi.

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Lost portrait found in AWM

Recently the Australian War Memorial in Canberra discovered a portrait painted by Henk Brouwer in its collectin. It concerns a portrait of H.M. Chalmers, who served in the 8 Division Provost Company as a Lieutenant in the Australian Army from July 1940 to November 1945. In February 1942 he was taken to Changi as a prisoner of war. Tijdlijn will add his portrait to this website as soon as possible.

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