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.

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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 Erna Nonnenmacher (1889-1980)

Accession number 1987-303

Object type sculpture

Albert Einstein

Creator John Philipp (1872-1938)

Accession number 1988-46

Object type print

Portrait of the Artist's Sister-in-Law, Elise Reifenberg (Gabriele Tergit)

Creator Adèle Reifenberg (1893-1986)

Accession number 1991-7

Object type painting

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Creator Rembrandt Rembrandt (1606-1669)

Accession number 1990-1

Object type print

Portrait of Charlotte

Creator Julius Rosenbaum (1897-1956)

Accession number 1987-341

Object type painting

Hands at Your Service (Ticket Collector)

Creator Hans Schleger (1898-1976)

Accession number 2016-20

Object type print


Creator Elisabeth Tomalin (1912-2012)

Accession number 2013-05

Object type painting

In Winter, Manchester

Creator Harry Weinberger (1924-2009)

Accession number 1990-20

Object type painting

Portrait of Dorothy Stone

Creator Erich Wolfsfeld (1885-1956)

Accession number 1995-1

Object type painting