This database is the principal outcome of our ongoing research and is an extension of previous research carried out by our Collections and Curatorial team for our related site exploring the Ben Uri Collection. The information is searchable in a number of ways.

 

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YOU CAN DISCOVER REMARKABLE LIFE STORIES BY

  • Name

  • Year of birth, year of death

  • City (where known) and country of birth

  • City (where known) and country of death

  • Year of immigration to Britain

  • Reason for immigration to Britain

  • Principal city/cities of residence in Britain

  • Short biography

  • Education at art school (where applicable), e.g. a student or teacher

  • Work in public collections (e.g. Tate, British Museum etc)

  • Honours (e.g. RA, Sir etc)

  • Selected exhibition history: Major museum exhibitions during lifetime and major posthumous museum exhibitions

  • Selected literature: e.g. biographies, monographs

  • Photo

  • Photo credit (photographer)

  • Photo credit (copyright)

 

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