Belonging and Not Belonging: Émigré Artists in Britain after 1933
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Monica Bohm-Duchen considers the experiences of the visual artists who sought refuge from Nazi persecution in Britain.
In this talk, Monica Bohn-Duchen MBE celebrates the achievements and legacy of the European émigré artists during the 1930s but also reveals the challenges and obstacles they faced on their arrival in Britain.
Monica Bohm-Duchen is an independent art historian and initiator of the nationwide arts festival, Insiders/Outsiders: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Culture. She is also contributing editor of the companion book, Insiders/Outsiders: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Visual Culture.