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May 2019

Edith Tudor-Hart and Wolfgang Suschitzky

27 May - 17 November
Tate Britain, Millbank
London, London SW1P 4RG United Kingdom
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Following the rise of Fascism in Vienna in the 1930s, brother and sister Edith Tudor-Hart (1908–73) and Wolfgang Suschitzky (1912–2016) found sanctuary in Britain, where both became leading documentary photographers. This display offers a rare opportunity to see a substantial group of photographs by brother and sister together.

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Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs of Gerty Simon

30 May - 15 October
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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The Wiener Library’s summer 2019 exhibition showcases the remarkable work of German Jewish photographer Gerty (Gertrud) Simon

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June 2019

Refugees, Newcomers, Citizens: Migration Stories from Picture Post, 1938-56

3 June - 5 July
Peltz Gallery, 43, Gordon Square
London, WC1H 0PD United Kingdom

This exhibition brings together for the first time over sixty original prints by renowned émigré photographers Gerti Deutsch and Kurt Hutton, together with Bert Hardy and Haywood Magee, revealing Picture Post magazine’s stories of refugees and immigrants to Britain from the 1930s to the 1950s. 

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‘Jankel Adler: A “Degenerate” Artist in Britian, 1940-49’

3 June - 8 July
Ben Uri Gallery & Museum, 108a Boundary Road, off Abbey Road
London, NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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"Adler died last summer in exile without a passport; driftwood cast upon a foreign shore by the European hurricane".

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Walter Nessler: Post-war Optimist

8 June - 6 October
Pallant House Gallery, 8-9 North Pallant
Chichester, West Sussex P019 1TJ United Kingdom
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A significant display of the work of German-born artist Walter Nessler

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Friedrich Nagler: A Personal Mythology

13 June - 17 September
Hove Museum and Art Gallery, 19 New Church Road
Hove, East Sussex BN3 4AB United Kingdom
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Exhibition celebrating the extraordinary work of self-taught Jewish artist Friedrich Nagler, who fled Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938.

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20:20 vision

16 June
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road
London, South Kensigton SW7 2RL United Kingdom
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20:20 vision is a dynamic arts and community legacy project from not-for-profits Salusbury WORLD Refugee Centre and FotoDocument, which celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK. The work focuses on 20 children from diverse backgrounds who arrived in the UK circa 1999 and casts a long lens over their lives and achievements fast forwarding 20 years later to 2019.

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The Bauhaus in Britain

17 June - 17 November
Tate Britain, Millbank
London, London SW1P 4RG United Kingdom
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This free display considers connections between Germany’s Bauhaus School (1919–33) and the visual arts in Britain

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‘You, me and those who came before’: V&A

17 June - 23 June
V&A, Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge
London, SW7 2RL United Kingdom
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As part of  Refugee Week Festival 2019, Counterpoints commissioned the celebrated photographer, Jillian Edelstein to respond to this year’s theme of the festival – ‘You, me and those who came before’. The result is a stunning series of portraits featuring first and second generation ‘refugees’, many of whom are public figures who we would not commonly associate with displacement.

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‘You, me and those who came before’: Queen Elizabeth Hall

17 June - 23 June
Southbank, Queen Elizabeth Hall
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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As part of  Refugee Week Festival 2019, Counterpoints commissioned the celebrated photographer, Jillian Edelstein to respond to this year’s theme of the festival – ‘You, me and those who came before’. The result is a stunning series of portraits featuring first and second generation ‘refugees’, many of whom are public figures who we would not commonly associate with displacement.

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Émigré designers in the V&A’s Archive of Art and Design

17 June 11:00 am
V&A Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road
London, W14 0QX United Kingdom
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Some of the most important contributors to British design in the mid- and late-twentieth century were Jewish émigrés, many of whom who escaped Nazi Germany in the 1930s or survived the persecution of the Second World War to make their homes in Britain in the 1940s. The working archives, and some private papers, of 28 Jewish designers and practitioners are represented in the AAD.

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Great British Jews: A Celebration – Curator talk

17 June 3:00 pm
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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This playful exhibition celebrates the huge contribution that Jews have made to this country across a variety of cultural, scientific and commercial fields.

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