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September 2019

The Art of Eugene Halliday and Käthe Schuftan

14 September 2019 - 13 April 2020
Tan-y-Garth Hall Retreat, Pontfadog
Llangollen, North Wales LL20 7 AS United Kingdom
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Free

Käthe Schuftan was a Jewish artist who escaped from Berlin in June 1939. Her work was linked with both Käthe Kollwitz and the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement, including Otto Dix and George Grosz.

Selected dates from September to April

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January 2020

George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain

31 January - 10 May
The House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross
London, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Spanning George Him’s long and versatile career as both an independent designer and as one half of the prolific Lewitt-Him partnership (1933-1954), the exhibition will include iconic wartime propaganda posters for the Ministries of Food and Information, corporate branding for El Al airlines and adverts for clients like Schweppes, Technicolor, the Post Office and The Times.

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February 2020

Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story – Monica Petzal and Margarete Klopfleisch

8 February - 19 April
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, 53 New Walk
Leicester, Leicester LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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An exhibition in two parts: wall-mounted prints by Monica Petzal; and sculptures and works on paper by Margarete Klopfleisch

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*Postponed* Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers in Britain after 1933

27 February - 2 May
Four Corners Gallery, 121 Roman Road
London, E2 0QN United Kingdom
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This Women's History Month, we celebrate some remarkable women who escaped Nazi persecution and helped to transform Britain’s photography scene.

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Naum Gabo

28 February - 3 May
Tate St.Ives, Porthmeor Beach
St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG United Kingdom
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Tate St Ives presents this major exhibition of one of the pioneers of constructivism, Naum Gabo.

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*Postponed* Jacques & Jacqueline Groag: Architect & Designer

29 February - 1 November
The Isokon Gallery, Lawn Road
London, NW3 2XD United Kingdom
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Jacques Groag, architect and furniture designer, and Jacqueline Groag, textile and pattern designer, were two celebrated residents of the Isokon building in the 1940s and early 1950s.

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March 2020

Between Two Worlds

3 March - 10 June
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road
Buxton, SK17 6DA United Kingdom
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Between Two Worlds explores the art created during this tumultuous period featuring work by John Minton, Fred Uhlman, Josef Herman and Ben Enwonwu. It draws exhibits from Derbyshire County Council’s collection, such as the bequest of Arto Funduklian, the son of Armenian émigrés, including work by Marc Chagall, Duncan Grant and Wyndham Lewis.

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Only the Violins Remain: Alma and Arnold Rosé

9 March - 30 May
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Rd
London, NW1 5HT United Kingdom
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Free

The story of a father and daughter – icons of Austrian musical life – whose careers were cut short by the Nazis. Arnold fled to London but Alma was imprisoned in Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she led the Women’s Orchestra and saved the lives of many women prisoners, before perishing in the camp.

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Refuge and Renewal: Migration and British Art

14 March - 6 June
MOMA Machynlleth, Heol Penrallt
Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8AJ United Kingdom
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Free

This exhibition looks at how artist refugees in the last hundred years have been received and influenced British art

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April 2020

Yom Hashoah Service with Film Screening & Discussion of Home Movie by Caroline Pick

20 April 8:00 pm
New North London Synagogue, East End Road
London, N3 2SY United Kingdom
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£5

Caroline Pick is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and commissioning editor.

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Their Safe Haven: Hungarian artists in Britain from the 1930s

25 April - 31 August
Mercer Art Gallery, 31 Swan Road
Harrogate, HG1 2SA United Kingdom
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Free

The 1920 Treaty of Trianon, signed at Versailles, split Hungary apart, pushing artists westwards. This exhibition follows those who made their lives across the Channel, celebrating a particular contribution to British culture.

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George Szirtes: the Dual Perspective of an Exile

28 April 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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The prize-winning poet and translator will talk about his experience as a member of the Second Generation, his parent’s background in the camps, coming to the UK as a refugee from Hungary in 1956 and the creative process.

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