BEYOND BAUHAUS: Emigre Artists from 1933 with Monica Bohm-Duchen

  • Goldfinger's Willow Road

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  • Thu, 9th May 2019 @ 18:30 - 20:30
  • 18:30 - 20:30

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  The rise of Fascism in Germany in the 1930s produced a diaspora of artistic talent from mainland Europe to Britain. Some (such as Lucian Freud) came as children with their families, others (like Frank Auerbach) were evacuated under the kindertransport scheme. Some were fleeing anti-semitism, while others (like Piet Mondrian) were escaping the cultural repression that the Nazi regime brought. 

In this illustrated talk, Monica Bohm-Duchen considers the experiences of the visual artists who found refuge in this country from Nazi persecution, examining not only their achievements and their legacy, but also the challenges – not to say obstacles – they faced on their arrival.

At a time when the issue of immigration is much-debated, this talk will serve as a reminder of the importance of cultural cross-fertilization and of the indelible contribution that refugees can – and do – make to British life.

Monica Bohm-Duchen
Monica Bohm-Duchen is an independent Hampstead-based art historian and initiator of the nationwide arts festival, Insiders/Outsiders: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Culture She is also contributing editor of the companion volume recently published by Lund Humphries, which focusses on the visual arts.

Tickets £15 including a glass of prosecco.

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Salon ticket includes a glass of prosecco 18:30 - 20:30 £15.00

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Goldfinger's Willow Road, 2, Willow Road, London, NW3 1TH

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Hampstead Heath (Rail)


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