Ben Uri Out of Chaos: 100 YEARS IN LONDON

 

Start Date: July 02, 2015

End Date: December 13, 2015

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund this exhibition showcases a group of rarely seen masterworks by mainly Jewish émigré artists from the Ben Uri collection, including works by the first Jewish Royal Academician, Solomon Hart, Mark Gertler, David Bomberg, First World War poet Isaac Rosenberg, Jacob Epstein, Max Liebermann, Josef Herman, Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff and R B Kitaj.

A group of important recent acquisitions will also be shown including La Soubrette (1933), a rare portrait – probably the finest in the UK – by Chaïm Soutine, acquired in 2012; The Interrogation (1938) by George Grosz, acquired in 2010; Chagall’s rare and rediscovered response to the Holocaust, Apocalypse en Lilas, Capriccio (1945), acquired in 2010, and Mornington Crescent, Summer Moning II (2004) by Frank Auerbach, acquired in 2006.

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