Last Chance to Book/See

Inspiration & Processes: Janet Haig

Until 13 January, free
Hampstead School of Art, London

Janet Haig is a Hampstead-based ceramicist, whose unique hand-crafted vessels and stoneware torsos have been shown in many galleries and featured in boutiques and magazines. Born in Poland, she survived the war years in a Siberian labour camp. She studied painting in Australia and settled in the UK in 1962.

 

 

Pioneers of Modernism: William Morris and the Bauhaus

Until 26 January, free
Willam Morris Gallery, London

The William Morris Gallery’s first major exhibition exploring the relationship between William Morris and the Bauhaus.

 

 

 

 

Migrations: Masterworks from the Ben Uri Collection

Until 28 January, free
Museum of Gloucester, Gloucester

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.

 

 

Josef Herman: Journey

Until 1 February, free
Flowers Gallery, London

A last chance to see the first major exhibition for many years to trace the complex life journey of Polish-Jewish artist Josef Herman (1911-2000), from his escape from Nazi-occupied Europe in 1940 through his time spent in Glasgow, South Wales, London, Suffolk and beyond. This exhibition brings together many key works from private collections that have not been seen in public since the 1950s.

 

Beyond Bauhaus – Modernism in Britain 1933-66

RIBA, London
Until 1 February, free

This exhibition revisits the impact on British architecture and design of three notable Bauhaus émigrés: Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and László Moholy-Nagy.

 

 

 

 

László Moholy-Nagy in Britain: Between the New Vision and the New Bauhaus

RIBA, First Floor Gallery, London
Until 1 February, free

This display draws on the RIBA’s unique holdings to demonstrate both the range of Moholy-Nagy’s British work (a little-known period in his career) and the strong ties that he established with modernist architects in Britain.

 

 

 

John Heartfield: One Man’s War

Until 8 February, free
Four Corners Gallery, London

An exhibition of prints by the renowned photomontage artist John Heartfield. A pioneer of German agitprop and an early member of the Berlin Dada group, Heartfield is known as the inventor of political photomontage. Thirty-three of Heartfield’s scathingly satirical artworks against war, fascism and the Third Reich will be on display.