THE EAST IN THE WEST

Short course: a series of three talks

Onsite talks are in the Headley Lecture Theatre and online talks are via Zoom


With Peter Vass, art historian

In this series of three short talks you will explore the impact of Eastern European artists on British art in the 20th century focusing on these themes:

  • Out of Whitechapel: Jewish Artists in the Early 20th Century
  • Fleeing the East: Escaping from Oppression in the 1930s
  • Scraping a Living: Eastern European Influence on Young British Artists after World War Two
Merry-Go-Round by Mark Gertler, 1916, large oil canvas inspired by Hampstead Heath annual fair

Merry-Go-Round by Mark Gertler, 1916, inspired by Hampstead Heath annual fair


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