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June 2019

The Life and Work of Friedrich Nagler: A Conversation

22 June
Hove Museum and Art Gallery, 19 New Church Road
Hove, East Sussex BN3 4AB United Kingdom
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Free

Join Friedrich Nagler’s sons, Mervyn and Martin, in a conversation about this extraordinary artist to discuss their father’s life, experience and work.

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Insiders/Outsiders – An Evening with Monica Bohm-Duchen and Sir Norman Rosenthal

27 June 6:30 pm
Waterstones, 68-69 Hampstead High Street
London, NW3 1QP United Kingdom
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£7.00

Insiders/Outsiders, published by Lund Humphries to accompany the nationwide arts festival, examines the extraordinarily rich and pervasive contribution of refugees from Nazi-dominated Europe. Independent art historian Monica Bohm-Duchen, initiator and Creative Director of the festival, will be in conversation with Sir Norman Rosenthal, Exhibitions Secretary of the Royal Academy of Arts, London between 1977 and 2008, to discuss their shared interest - both personal and professional - in the rich cultural terrain covered by the book.

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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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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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Being Second Generation: with Gaby Glassman

30 June 11:00 am
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road
London, NW3 6ET United Kingdom
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£9

More than 70 years after the Holocaust, children of survivors and refugees will explore together how it has affected their lives. This workshop will be led by Gaby Glassman, a psychologist and psychotherapist who has facilitated second generation and intergenerational groups in the UK and abroad since the 1980s.

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My partner is Second Generation, I am not: with Gaby Glassman

30 June 2:00 pm
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road
London, NW3 6ET United Kingdom
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£9

A workshop exclusively for those living with Second Generation of the Holocaust. The session will enable partners of second generation to explore their own “unique” circumstances with others.

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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 (film)

3 July
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Free

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

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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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Artbooks for all, from Vienna to London, Panel Discussion 

18 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

Elly Miller, daughter of Béla Horovitz, co-founder of the Phaidon Press, and Constance Kaine, daughter of Walter Neurath, co-founder of Thames & Hudson, will be in conversation with Anna Nyburg, who has researched the histories of both publishing houses.

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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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