Belonging and Not Belonging: Émigré Artists in Britain after 1933
[ Talk )
Monica Bohm-Duchen considers the experiences of the visual artists who sought refuge from Nazi persecution in Britain.
In this talk, Monica Bohm-Duchen 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.