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Belonging and not Belonging: The Immigrant Experience in Modern British Art Monica Bohm-Duchen Wednesday 21 February 2018

British art has been enriched by the presence of artists from elsewhere for many centuries.This talk examines the experience, reception and contribution of emigre artists to this country - many of them refugees - from the late 19th century to the present. Artists discussed will range from Whistler and Sargent to Anish kapoor and Yonka Shinibare, and many more.