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June 2019

In the Footsteps of Fred Uhlman: Art and Refugees in Hampstead

23 June
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

We visit sites Uhlman was known to frequent and discuss the role of his artistic friends and neighbours and consider other refugees who settled in Hampstead during this time

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1000 Londoners: Windrush Generation

26 June 6:00 pm
Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Birkbeck is delighted to host a screening of 1000 Londoners: Windrush Generations, part of an award winning series of documentary portraits of Londoners from Chocolate Films. This screening accompanies the Peltz gallery's current exhibition Refugees, Newcomers, Citizens: Migration Stories from Picture Post, 1938-1956 (the Peltz Gallery, 3 June-4 July)

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Destroy, and you create… Gustav Metzger in King’s Lynn curated by Dr Elizabeth Fisher

29 June - 3 August
Fermoy Gallery, 7-9 St George's Courtyard (off King Street)
King's Lynn, Norfolk PE30 1EU United Kingdom
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An exhibition of early works by internationally renowned artist Gustav Metzger (1926-2017), made while living and working in King’s Lynn in the 1950s.

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Naomi Blake 1924-2018 – Artist Open House

29 June - 30 June
Artists’ Open House, 41 Woodside Avenue
London, N10 3HY United Kingdom
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Free

For 50 years Naomi Blake gave life and shape to sculpture dedicated to victims of the Holocaust, while expressing positive hopes for the future and the promotion of understanding between faiths. As part of the East Finchley Artists Open House Festival you are now invited to view Naomi’s home, studio and beautiful sculpture and hear her inspirational story.

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Naomi Blake 1924-2018 – Artist Open House

30 June
Artists’ Open House, 41 Woodside Avenue
London, N10 3HY United Kingdom
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Free

For 50 years Naomi Blake gave life and shape to sculpture dedicated to victims of the Holocaust, while expressing positive hopes for the future and the promotion of understanding between faiths. As part of the East Finchley Artists Open House Festival you are now invited to view Naomi’s home, studio and beautiful sculpture and hear her inspirational story.

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July 2019

Stories of Migration from Picture Post Magazine 1938–56

2 July 7:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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Free

To coincide with the exhibition Refugees, Newcomers & Citizens the ACF will host a special talk with Amanda Hopkinson, daughter of Austrian photographer Gerti Deutsch and Picture Post editor, Tom Hopkinson. She will discuss the photographers and stories featured in the exhibition alongside the contribution made to British life by very different groups of immigrants, from those arriving on the Kindertransport to the  SS Empire Windrush generation.

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Refuge Britain – Stories of Emigré Designers

3 July
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Senate House, University of London Aspects of Exile Refuge Britain - Stories of Emigré Designers Speakers: Anna Nyburg and Robert Sternberg Refuge Britain is a 45 minute documentary film made by Anna Nyburg and Robert Sternberg, which will be screened alongside a Q&A. Framed by the life of a recent refugee from Pakistan, the film uses archive footage and conversations with the descendants of three Jewish…

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The Life and Work of Martin Bloch

4 July 12:30 pm
New College of the Humanities, 19 Bedford Square
London, WC1B 3HH United Kingdom
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Free

Charlotte Grant, talks about her grandfather Martin Bloch (1883-1954), a German-Jewish artist who came to Britain as a refugee in 1934. This talk reflects on Bloch’s artistic vision and considers his legacy as a colourist and teacher.

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Naomi Blake 1924-2018 – Artist Open House

6 July - 7 July
Artists’ Open House, 41 Woodside Avenue
London, N10 3HY United Kingdom
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Free

For 50 years Naomi Blake gave life and shape to sculpture dedicated to victims of the Holocaust, while expressing positive hopes for the future and the promotion of understanding between faiths. As part of the East Finchley Artists Open House Festival you are now invited to view Naomi’s home, studio and beautiful sculpture and hear her inspirational story.

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Brave New Visions

17 July - 9 August
St George Street Gallery, Sotheby’s, 1-2 St George Street
London, W1R 9DJ United Kingdom
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Free

A group of émigrés, who had fled Nazi-dominated Europe, resolved to embrace the future and introduce avant-garde European and British artists to the public and press.

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August 2019

Hampstead’s Pioneers of Modern Art

3 August 11:00 am
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

In the first half of the 20th century Hampstead was home to some of the era's most pioneering artists. We will walk in the footsteps of the Slade School artists. In Downshire Hill we learn of the artistic Carline family and will also discuss the role that Roland Penrose, Margaret Gardiner and Fred and Diana Uhlman played in the art world in the years leading up to, and during, the Second World War. We walk to Belsize Park to learn of the Modernists including Henry Moore, Piet Mondrian and Barbara Hepworth whom Herbert Read described as living as a “nest of gentle artists” and conclude with the refugee designers who stayed at the Isokon flats.

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The Pilgrim’s Progress Story: Private View

16 August 6:00 pm
Martyrs’ Gallery, Star Brewery, Castle Ditch Lane
Lewes, BN7 1JY United Kingdom
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Free

Martyrs' Gallery is presenting an exhibition of words and images that depicts and celebrates Hans Feibusch's allegorical mural Pilgrim's Progress.

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