A selection of publications about the actors of the Artists' Colony Black House

  • The cover of the famous German art magazine " Artprofil" features a painting by Bettina Heinen-Ayech as the cover image for the September/ October 2021 issue. In this issue, the artist is honoured through an extensive and well-illustrated review.


  • Pesch, Hans Karl / Elhadj-Tahar, Ali: „Bettina Heinen-Ayech“, U-Form Verlag, Solingen, 1982



  • Pesch, Hans Karl / Elhadj-Tahar, Ali: „Bettina Heinen-Ayech“, U-Form Verlag, Solingen, 1982



  • Kopatz, Marianne: "Bettina Heinen-Ayech, Watercolours and Drawings from Algeria", published by the Stadtsparkasse Solingen, 1985

  • Bouabdellah, Malika / Millies, Diana / Zimmermann, Bernard "Bettina Heinen-Ayech Retrospective 1951-1992", 1992

  • Bouabdellah, Malika "Bettina" Catalogue for the retrospective at the Musée National des Beaux-Arts, 1993



  • Pesch, Hans Karl: „Bettina, Kollektion Klaus Wiens“, 1999

  • Mahammed Orfali, Dalila „Bettina Heinen-Ayech la nouvelle pastoral“ Catalogue of the retrospective at the Musée National des Beaux-Arts, 2004





  • Larak, Taieb (Hrsgb.) „Bettina, la rencontre d´un peintre et d´un pays, Bettina Heinen-Ayech et l´Algérie“. The first completed copy of this book was presented by the author to the Federal President Horst Köhler on the occasion of his 4-day state visit to Algeria, 2007.





  • Battenfeld, Beate "75 Women - Solingen Personalities", Bergischer Geschichtsverein, Solingen Section, one contribution is dedicated to Bettina Heinen-Ayech, 2010


  • Ayech, Haroun / El Hadj Tahar, Ali „Bettina“ Exhibition catalogue of the Galerie d'Art Dar El Kenz Alger, 2016



  • Larak, Taieb (Hrsg.): "Bettina, the encounter of a painter with a landscape. Bettina Heinen-Ayech and Algeria", 2016



  • Heinen, Hanns: "Aus der Fülle des Lebens, Gedichte von Hanns Heinen", edited by Bettina Heinen-Ayech, Solingen, with numerous illustrations by Erwin Bowien, 1972.

  • Bettina Heinen-Ayech: Letter to Erwin Bowien


  • Pesch, Hans Karl:"Erwin Bowien", a monograph with contributions in English and French, edited by Bettina Heinen-Ayech, Solingen, 1981



  • Millies, Diana: Catalogue for the exhibition of the Stadtsparkasse Solingen "E. Bowien, Portraits and Portraits of Solingen Citizens" from 10.09. to 04.10.1991, 1991



  • Bowien (1899-1972): "Catalogue of Works . Catalogue Raisonné . Werkoverzicht", published by the circle of friends Erwin Bowien, Bettina Heinen-Ayech and by Ulrike Friedrichs, 1999





  • Erwin Bowien, my life as a painter - The beautiful game between spirit and world, 1995


  • War Diary of Erwin Bowien, 2000


  • Fascination Adelleg - Vanishing Point Allgäu - Erwin Bowien in Kreuzthal, 2013



  • Erwin Bowien -  Brochure accompanying the exhibition, 2014




  • Richard, Karl-Eduard and Gabriele: "Erwin Bowien: Lost Mornings", Diary of an Artist, 2016









  • Peter J. H. Van den Berg, De schilders van Egmond, W. Books, Zwolle, 2021, ISBN 9789462583931









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