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Event Date: 2nd Jun 2017 | 13:00

From Weimar to West Hampstead: German Women Refugees in the Ben Uri Collection

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum 108A Boundary Road Off Abbey Road London NW8 0RH

Join Head of Curatorial Service, Rachel Dickson, for a tour on German Women Refugees in the Ben Uri Collection, artists include Elisabeth Tomalin, Dodo, Adele Reifenberg, Elsa Fraenkel, Margarete Klopfleisch, Erna Nonnenmacher, Grete Marks, Milein Cosman featured in the exhibition Refugees: The Lives of Others. Rachel has curated for Ben Uri since 2002 and is jointly responsible for exhibitions, publications and research. Solo curatorial projects include: Judy Chicago, Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Tracey Emin – A Transatlantic Narrative (2012-2013), The Inspiration of Decadence: Dodo Burgner - A Journey from Berlin to London 1907-1998 (2012) and the forthcoming exhibition highlighting a century of the contribution of Polish migrants to British art and design. She co-curated Ben Uri’s centenary exhibition Out of Chaos(Somerset House, 2015: Christie’s London, 2016); Uproar!: The First 50 Years of the London Group 1913-1963 (2013-2014) and Forced Journeys : Artists in Exile, c. 1933-1945(touring 2009-2010) Rachel has a research specialism in Jewish artists who immigrated in two waves to Britain over the last 150 Years, and has written and spoken extensively on this topic. Tickets are £5 for students, pensioners or those receiving benefits and £10 full price.

Posted: 31st Jul 2017 | 10:30

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