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“The amazing story of the Henkin brothers, authors of unofficial photo chronicles of the 1930”  by Alexey Pivovarov

From the video description:

… The Henkin brothers, the two photography enthusiasts who no one had even heard about up until that point, were taking photographs, which could now very well be posted online, – but they were doing so throughout the 1930s both in Leningrad and Berlin, where the two brothers respectively resided.…

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“Les Frères Henkin. Photographes à Leningrad et à Berlin.”

A book of photographs by Evgeny and Yakov Henkin, entitled Les Frères Henkin. Photographes à Leningrad et à Berlin. (The Henkin Brothers. Photographers in Leningrad and in Berlin.), was released by Les Editions Noir sur Blanc, a Swiss-French publishing house and a part of the Libella Group, on October 24, 2019. The book includes 180 photos by Evgeny and Yakov Henkin, most published for the first time. The book also has an introduction by Gueorgui Pinkhassov and articles by Daniel Girardin, Lorraine de Meaux, Denis Maslov, and Olga Walther. It is published in French.
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EVGENY AND YAKOV HENKIN: INTO THE LIGHT FROM DARKNESS. A REDISCOVERED TREASURE, exhibition at Street Photo Milano, Milano, Italia. May 16-19, 2019. See here.

“The Henkin Brothers: A Discovery. People of 1920s-1930s Berlin and Leningrad,” exhibition at The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. July 1-September 24, 2017.

The exhibition is curated by Dr. Dmitri Ozerkov, Head, Department of Contemporary Art and Project Hermitage 20/21, The State Hermitage Museum.

Archival research, St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don, Russia, and Berlin, Germany.