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Out of Austria: Marking the 80th anniversary of the Anschluss (annexation of Austria) on 12th March 1938

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 to Sunday, 29 April 2018
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Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 6:30pm

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.

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108a Boundary Road, St John's Wood

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