Ben Uri collection

Refugees: The Lives of Others two exhibitions of works by German refugee artists

Selected Works by Eva Frankfurther (1930–1959)

To mark the launch of a new website dedicated to the artist

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, Upper Gallery, 29 March - 18 June 2017

German refugee artists to Britain since 1900

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, Lower Galleries, 29 March - 04 June 2017

These exhibitions bring together artworks and archival material by an array of both celebrated and lesser-known German-born refugee artists, principally from the Ben Uri Collection. Paintings, posters, prints, drawings, cartoons, book illustrations and sculptures explore issues of identity and migration via the German refugee experience in England, supported by oral testimonies from three generations of German migrants.

Visit the Ben Uri website for more information about this exhibition and related events.

Browse 29 works from this exhibition taken from the Ben Uri collection. Each page shows 20 records. To see the full record, click on the title link.


Creator Alva (1901-1973)

Accession number 1996-8

Object type painting


Creator Frank Auerbach (1931-)

Accession number 1994-17iv

Object type print


Creator Frank Auerbach (1931-)

Accession number 1994-17vii

Object type print

Mornington Crescent, Summer Morning II

Creator Frank Auerbach (1931-)

Accession number 2006-18

Object type painting


Creator Jack Bilbo (1907-1967)

Accession number 1987-31

Object type painting

House in Varengeville, Normandy

Creator Martin Bloch (1883-1954)

Accession number 1987-37

Object type painting

Verkündigung (Annunciation)

Creator Dörte Bürgner (1907-1998)

Accession number 2012-40

Object type drawing

Chief Rabbi Dr J.H. Hertz

Creator Benno Elkan (1877-1960)

Accession number 1987-80

Object type sculpture

Six Scenes from the Old Testament: Jacob Wrestling with the Angel

Creator Hans Feibusch (1898-1998)

Accession number 1995-14i

Object type painting

Head of a Girl

Creator Elsa Fraenkel (1892-1975)

Accession number 1988-19

Object type sculpture

West Indian Waitresses

Creator Eva Frankfurther (1930-1959)

Accession number 2015-17

Object type painting

Frau Trautz Schranz

Creator Hilde Goldschmidt (1897-1980)

Accession number 1996-4iii

Object type drawing


Creator Heinz Koppel (1919-1980)

Accession number 1994-12

Object type painting


Creator Fred Kormis (1897-1986)

Accession number 1992-6

Object type sculpture


Creator Pamina Liebert-Mahrenholz (1904-2004)

Accession number 2011-01

Object type painting

Girl Behind Barbed Wire

Creator Alfred Lomnitz (1892-1953)

Accession number 1987-239

Object type painting

Dr Barnett Stross MP

Creator Margarete Marks (1899-1990)

Accession number 1989-3

Object type print

Portrait of a Girl

Creator Ludwig Meidner (1884-1966)

Accession number 1987-283

Object type drawing

Girl in Red

Creator Klaus Meyer (1918-2002)

Accession number 1996-3

Object type print