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July 2019

The Realities of Restitution, Panel Discussion

19 July 11:00 am
St George Street Gallery, Sotheby’s, 1-2 St George Street
London, W1R 9DJ United Kingdom
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Free

Richard Aronowitz will illustrate the lengthy process of provenance research at Sotheby’s, Shauna Isaac will discuss her family’s landmark restitution victory – United States vs Portrait of Wally, René Gimpel will shed light on a current case involving his family, and Abby Brindley will offer a legal view.

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Navigating the Art World, Panel Discussion

23 July 12:00 pm
St George Street Gallery, Sotheby’s, 1-2 St George Street
London, W1R 9DJ United Kingdom
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Free

Amanda Gray, Partner, and Jon Sharples, Associate, both of Art Law, Mishcon de Reya LLP and Tom Christopherson, former European General Counsel at Sotheby’s, Legal Consultant at Bonhams, and Head of Art and Law Studies at Sotheby's Institute of Art and Gilane Tawadros from DACS, will discuss how those entering the art market can best navigate this world - from the very start of their careers to ensuring their standing in the longer term.

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To Catch an Art Thief

24 July 11:00 am
St George Street Gallery, Sotheby’s, 1-2 St George Street
London, W1R 9DJ United Kingdom
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Free

Richard ‘Dick’ Ellis, former head of New Scotland Yard’s Art Squad, will unravel the intricacies in finding and recovering stolen art. He will reveal how his leads include an international network of both law enforcement officials and criminals. Dick has solved several high profile cases including the theft of Edvard Munch’s The Scream from Norway’s National Gallery, and Audubon’s Birds of America lifted from the State Library in St. Petersburg.

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August 2019

Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate performed by Florian Kaplick

24 August
Cample Line, Cample Mill
Cample, Dumfriesshire Scotland DG3 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

As part of CAMPLE LINE's Summer 2019 Edition, Florian Kaplick will perform Kurt Schwitters’ sound poem Ursonate, a vocal piece consisting of four movements, an overture and finale. Schwitters began writing Ursonate in 1922 and first performed it in 1925 before publishing it in 1932 as ‘Sonate in Urlauten’ (Sonata in Primordial Sounds).

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September 2019

Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

1 September
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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Free – £20

A new mobile exhibition about the Kitchener camp rescue of Jewish refugees to Britain in 1939

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Disrupted Lives: Grete Marks and Women in the Holocaust

5 September 6:00 pm
Pallant House Gallery, 8-9 North Pallant
Chichester, West Sussex P019 1TJ United Kingdom
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£8

Dr. Agnes Grunwald-Spier MBE, a holocaust survivor, reveals the remarkable story of ceramicist and artist Grete Marks, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

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Dancing on the Volcano? The History of ‘Weimar Culture’

5 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Dr Jochen Hung gives a critical introduction to the history of Weimar Republic and the era that shaped Simon and her sitters.

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Conference: The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion

9 September - 10 September
The Museum of Decorative Arts, 17. listopadu Street No.2
110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic
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In response to the positive reception the exhibition The Mad Silkman. Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion has enjoyed in the Czech Republic and abroad, among scholars and the general public alike, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague has decided to host an international conference.

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Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design

10 September 6:30 pm
Italian Cultural Institute in London, 39 Belgrave Square
London, SW1X 8NX United Kingdom
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Free

The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates Germano Facetti: a Nazi labour camp survivor who changed the face of publishing in Britain.

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The Face of Weimar Culture

12 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Free

Taking Gerty Simon’s striking image (c. 1929) of the sculptor Renée Sintenis as a starting point, this talk will explore Simon’s photographs as part of a wider culture of the artistic face and body in Weimar modernity.

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Insiders/Outsiders: Refugee Dancers from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Culture

14 September 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Performance Hub, WALSALL Campus, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Rd
Walsall, West Midlands WS3 3EZ United Kingdom
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Free

This one-day symposium will examine the contribution of refugee dancers from Nazi Europe and their contribution to British Culture.

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Talk: Outlook: No Return

15 September 5:00 pm
POSK Gallery, 238-246 King Street, Hammersmith
London, W6 0RF United Kingdom
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New exhibition celebrating the contribution of Polish artists who fled Nazi-dominated Europe to British culture.

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