Now Open 

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, 108A Boundary Rd, London, NW8 0RH

Open weekdays from  10am - 5pm

 

Becoming Gustav Metzger, Uncovering the Early Years 1945-59

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, St John's Wood has reopened. Showcasing the UK's first museum exhibition on radical artist Gustav Metzger for nearly 20 years. This is also be the first exhibition to focus solely on Metzger's early works and is accompanied by a major new publication from the Ben Uri Research Unit with contributions from leading experts in the field. Simultaneously, benuri.org will host a larger and more comprehensive virtual exhibition.

 

Exhibition now open at Boundary Road until the 17 September

Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm 

Booking Preferable

 

 


 

 

Research Unit 2021 Lecture series 

The Ben Uri Research Unit is excited to launch a diverse and engaging lecture series addressing its focus of the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900.

 

  • Gustav Metzger, Head of E. Royalton-Kisch, 1950 Courtesy of The Gustav Metzger Foundation

    Gustav Metzger, Head of E. Royalton-Kisch, 1950

    Courtesy of The Gustav Metzger Foundation

    Becoming Gustav Metzger, Uncovering the Early Years 1945-59

    Online Events Programme

    28 April, 6-7pm Curatorial Introduction
    12 May, 6-7pm Prepare for the opening by understanding more about Metzger’s oeuvre
    15 June, 6:30-7pm Opening event

    7 July 2021, 2-1pm Eastern Time and 5-6pm GMT Fritz Ascher Society New York Lecture

    14 July, 6-7.30pm Discussion panel

    21 July, 6-7pm Film Inaugural 100,000 Newspapers Documentary Film Screening and Discussion with Director, Martin Pickles

    28 July, 6-7.30pm International panel explore the themes of ecology and activism in Metzger’s oeuvre
    18 August, 6-7pm ‘On visiting Wittgenstein’s grave with Gustav Metzger’
    9 September, 6-7pm Insights into Metzger's practice and life

     

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