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January 2019

Witnesses: émigré medallists in Britain – Gallery Talk

30 January
British Museum, Gallery 69a, Great Russell Street
London, London WC1B 3DG United Kingdom
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Gallery talk by curator Philip Atwood

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February 2019

Anya Lewin: More than Stories: A Film Trilogy

16 February - 4 May
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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More than Stories is an exhibition comprising a trilogy of films inspired by Anya Lewin’s family photographs and stories, and their interconnections with history and public archives. Each film has at its heart the haunted memories of Jewish life embedded in a particular story passed down to Lewin by her father.

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Lifelines – an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Milein Cosman

24 February - 11 April
Clare Hall, Herschel Road
Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 9AL
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This exhibition presents some of Milein Cosman's renowned images of musicians, writers and artists, including her husband, Hans Keller.

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Albert Reuss in Mousehole

26 February - 25 April
Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road
Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4HE United Kingdom
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Interior II (Stones and Wood), oil on canvas, 1971, by Albert Reuss Penlee House Museum and Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall The Artist as Refugee This exhibition commemorates Albert Reuss (1889-1975) who was a Jewish émigré artist. Born in Vienna, he fled to England in 1938 to escape Nazi persecution, losing family, possessions and his reputation as an artist. In 1948, he…

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March 2019

Poetry Book Display

3 March - 31 March
The National Poetry Library, Level 5, Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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A display of books by eleven poets from the National Poetry Library collection of refugee poets, or descendents of refugees, who came to Britain from Nazi Europe

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René Halkett – from Bauhaus to Cornwall

4 March - 11 May
Falmouth Art Gallery, Municipal Buildings, The Moor
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 2RT United Kingdom
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Free

On the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Bauhaus, this exhibition showcases the work of one of its students, René Halkett (1900-1983), who studied under the renowned artists Klee and Kandinsky.

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Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain: Exhibition

7 March - 30 March
The Aram Gallery, 110 Drury Lane, Covent Garden
London, WC2B 5SG United Kingdom
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During the mid-1930s and 1940s the Isokon flats and bar became a hub for creatives, including Bauhaus professors Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and László Moholy-Nagy. The three produced furniture, architecture and graphic art for Jack Pritchard’s Isokon design company.

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April 2019

Great British Jews: A Celebration – Curator talk

8 April 3:00 pm
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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Free

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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Anna Freud and the Conscience of Society

18 April
Freud Museum London, 20 Maresfield Gardens
London, NW3 5SX United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

Drawing on a wealth of still and video archival materials, this new digital exhibit brings to life the fascinating intersection of psychoanalysis and education.

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Maurice Blik Plasters: The Artist at Eighty

27 April - 11 May
Sculpt Gallery, Braxted Park Road, Gt. Braxted Essex CO5 0QB United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1939 and having survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp as a child, Maurice Blik arrived in the UK aged seven. The ability to come to terms with this and to confront the face of humanity that he had witnessed, stayed silent in him for some forty years until it found a voice in the passionate and exquisite sculpture he began to produce in the late 1980s.

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May 2019

What Does Woman Want?

10 May
Freud Museum London, 20 Maresfield Gardens
London, NW3 5SX United Kingdom
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£8 – £12

The relation of psychoanalysis, sexuality, and femininity is complex and laden with controversy. From its inception, psychoanalytic thought about female development was largely defined by men. Sabina Spielrein, Anna Freud, Lou Andreas-Salome, and Marie Bonaparte were among the intimate circle of Freud’s Women who challenged the main pillars of the 19th/early 20th century patriarchal social order.

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Great British Jews: A Celebration – Curator talk

13 May 3:00 pm
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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Free

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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