Papers and Publications

Papers and publications given by the Ben Uri curators: Rachel Dickson (Head of Curatorial Services), Sarah MacDougall (Eva Frankfurther Curatorial Fellow for the Study of Emigre Artists) and David Glasser, Ben Uri Chairman.

Papers

2014

Rachel Dickson

‘The Only Joy in Life is Being Creative’ – Elisabeth Tomalin (1912–2012) Émigré Designer;’Exile and Gender’ conference, Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, London University, September 2014

Sarah MacDougall

‘Mein Heimat is in My Heart and My Head’: Women Artists in Exile – Eva Frankfurther (1930–59) and Susan Einzig (1922–2009),’Exile and Gender’ conference, Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, London University, September 2014

‘Simply What You Call a Passivist [sic]’: Mark Gertler, the Merry-Go-Round and the First World War, ‘Artists and the First World War’ Symposium, Glynn Vivian Museum and Art Gallery, Swansea, August 2014

‘Josef Herman Exhibition’ Cultural Connections, A Festival of Jewish Arts and Culture, The Maclaurin Galleries, Rozelle Park, Ayr, July 2014

Sarah MacDougall & Rachel Dickson

‘Climbing up a Mountain of Feathers for a Star’: Exhibiting German Jewish émigré artists in Britain, c. 1933–45,Association of Art Historians, Royal College of Art, London, April 2014

2013

Sarah MacDougall

‘Exhibiting the Émigré: J. P. Hodin’s London Art Salon’, Émigré Art Writers Workshop, Tate Britain, November 2013

‘A Crisis of Brilliance’ symposium, Dulwich Picture Gallery: ‘The East End “Crisis of Brilliance”: Mark Gertler, David Bomberg and the Whitechapel Boys’, September 2013

‘Schwitters in Britain’ Conference, Tate Britain: ‘Engaging the émigré Network: Kurt Schwitters and the artist internees of Hutchinson Camp’, April 2013

Rachel Dickson

Dodo Bürgner (1907 – 1998): From Weimar Berlin to Post-War London – a Journey through Art and Design, Institute for German and Romance Studies, London University, May 2013

Exhibiting the Exile c.1945 – 1989: J.P. Hodin, Ben Uri and Else Meidner,Tate Research Workshop, Tate Britain, November 2013

David Glasser, Sarah MacDougall & Rachel Dickson

Art, Identity, Migration: The Ben Uri Story and Collections, War and Displacement Research Network, Munich, May 2013

2012

Rachel Dickson

Michael Sadler and Jacob Kramer: Sadler’s patronage in the Leeds Jewish community,Michael Sadler Centenary Symposium, Leeds City Art Gallery/Leeds University, March 2012

‘Jewish Artists will be lost to Jewry without Jewish Support’, ‘Beyond Camps and Forced Labour, Current International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution’, Fourth International Multidisciplinary Conference, Imperial War Museum, London, January 2012

Sarah MacDougall

‘New Perspectives on Post-war Art in Britain’ Conference, Austrian Cultural Forum: ‘“A Continental Atmosphere”: Austrian Émigré Sculptors in Wartime and Reconstruction Britain’, March 2012

Sarah MacDougall & Rachel Dickson

‘Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: “Exiles, émigrés and refugees in the reconstruction process” conference: London: Imperial War Museum, ‘“Shaped by Life”: Public and private artistic responses to remembrance in the reconstruction process in the work of four émigré sculptors’, January 2012

Publications

2014

Rachel Dickson

Heinz Kiewe –From Onchan to Oxford –an émigré journey,to be published inThe Ark of Civilization: Wartime Academic Refugees in Oxford, (OUP), 2014