Out of Austria: Marking the 80th anniversary of the Anschluss

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, 108A Boundary Road, St John's Wood

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Event location:
Ben Uri Gallery, 108a Boundary Road (off Abbey Road), St. John's Wood
When:Event passed!
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Wed 14th Mar 2018 to
Sun 29th Apr 2018

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Where:Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, 108A Boundary Road, St John's Wood NW8 0RH
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 17:30 Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00
Admission:Free to all

About the event

Marking the 80th anniversary of the Anschluss (annexation of Austria), the exhibition Out of Austria brings together around 40 works by more than 20 Austrian artists who fled to Great Britain during the era of National Socialism, examining their experiences, careers, impact and legacy as émigré artists in the UK.

This exhibition showcases some of the painters, sculptors and graphic artists, who fled to the UK, during this era. Highlighting works primarily from the Ben Uri Collection, with key external loans from public collections including Bishop Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, the Marie-­Louise von Motesiczky Trust and Senate House Library, as well as works (some never previously exhibited) from private collections.

Included are paintings, graphics, sculptures and ceramics by Hugo Dachinger, Ernst Eisenmayer, Oskar Kokoschka, Marie-­Louise von Motesiczky, Georg Ehrlich, Willi Soukop, Siegfried Charoux and Lucie Rie.

Official Link: http://www.benuri.org.uk



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