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May 2019

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

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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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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Grete Marks

26 June - 27 October
Pallant House Gallery, 8-9 North Pallant
Chichester, West Sussex P019 1TJ United Kingdom
Free

An exhibition of intimate portrait paintings and drawings by Grete Marks

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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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July 2019

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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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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ART-EXIT: 1939 A Very Different Europe

17 July - 11 September
12 Star Gallery, Europe House, 32 Smith Square
London, SW1P 3EU United Kingdom
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The exhibition shines a spotlight on a very different Europe 80 years ago in the lead up to, and the start of, WW2. It features the forced journeys of many of central Europe’s most distinguished and pioneering artists, who fled tyranny in search of artistic and personal freedoms.

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Marie Neurath: Picturing Science

19 July - 3 November
The House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross
London, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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£4 – £8.25

Marie Neurath – an émigré graphic designer and author, led a team at the Isotype Institute that produced over 80 illustrated children’s books from 1944-1971. The pioneering collaboration between researchers, artists and writers produced infographics and illustrated diagrams to explain scientific concepts.

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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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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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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

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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