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BURU (The Ben Uri Research Unit for the Study of the Jewish and immigrant Contribution to the Visual Arts in Britain since 1900) is honoured to present the exhibition ART-EXIT: 1939 - A Very Different Europe, at the 12 Star Gallery, Europe House, Westminster.

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This exhibition shines a spotlight on a very different Europe in 1939 and the forced journeys made by many of central Europe’s most distinguished, talented and pioneering artists, who escaped tyranny in search of artistic and personal freedoms. The exhibition features émigrés from European countries including Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Russia by artists …

This exhibition shines a spotlight on a very different Europe in 1939 and the forced journeys made by many of central Europe’s most distinguished, talented and pioneering artists, who escaped tyranny in search of artistic and personal freedoms. The exhibition features émigrés from European countries including Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Russia by artists including Jankel Adler, Frank Auerbach, Martin Bloch, Marc Chagall, Hans Feibusch, Eva Frankfurther, Lucian Freud, Henryk Gotlib, George Grosz, Josef Herman, Oskar Kokoschka, Heinz Koppel, Else …

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12 Star Gallery, Europe House, 32 Smith Square
Westminster
London, GB