Recognition for Karl Motesiczky (1904-43)

In August 2019, the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation named the SOS Children’s Village Hinterbrühl the HOUSE OF LIFE. In the presence of Supervisory Board Chairman Irene Szimak, Danny Rainer of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, Israeli Ambassador Talya Lador-Fresher, State Councillor Ulrike Königsberger-Ludwig and Peter-Michael Lingens, son of the resistance fighters Ella and Kurt Lingens and many other guests, a plaque was attached to the former Schweizerhaus on the Motesiczky family’s estate at Hinterbrühl in memory of Karl Motesiczky.

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Kiln Theatre (269 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7JR)
Acknowledges Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust and names new foyer space for Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, September 2018

After a two-year renovation, the renamed and revamped Tricycle Theatre opened at the beginning of September 2018, with acknowledgements to the contribution of the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust to the capital campaign. Marie-Louise’s photograph in Chinese costume from a 1927 theatre production in Frankfurt, is displayed in one of the foyers.


Digitised Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Archive Material at Tate goes live 8 December 2017

Around 75% of the materials from the Archive (subject to copyright permissions) have been scanned. The full documents are now available online ( The complete archive is catalogued online at and the originals may be consulted through the Hyman Kreitman Reading Rooms at Tate Britain.


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