Tag Archive for Art

Josef Herman

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 and Suffolk. Read more →

Refugee Sculptors

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 Read more →

Talk: Women Exile Photographers in Britain

When Gerty Simon was forced into exile in 1933 she was one of many photographers who fled Germany and Austria during the 1930s.  John March has made a study of the group of two dozen women exile photographers, some well-known, and others with brief or unrecognised careers. Read more →

Edith Tudor-Hart, the Bauhaus and Isokon

Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund, authors of new publication ‘Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain’ will speak about Bauhaus graduate Edith Tudor-Hart, her photography of the Isokon building and the émigré community in 1930s London. Read more →

Margaret Gardiner – A Life of Giving

Margaret Gardiner was born on 22 April 1904. An early activist against fascism and war, in 1936 she became honorary secretary of For Intellectual Liberty, a rallying point throughout the Second World War for writers, artists and academics in active defence of peace, liberty and culture. Read more →

Mann at War

The role that the Isle of Man and its people have played in conflict from the 18th Century to present day Read more →