Out of Chaos: Ben Uri: 100 Years in London
'Powerful paintings that explore the Jewish émigré experience' - artsdesk.com
Marking the 100 year anniversary of Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, this publication vividly illustrates works from it collection, primarily of artists born into the Jewish faith, many shaping modern British, European and American art history.
The catalogue represents a distinct visual survey of artistic and social life in Britain and the cultural heritage of British Jewry and includes work by artists including Soutine, Chagall, Auerbach, Bomberg, Kitaj and Kossoff. Further highlights include the Whitechapel Boys; Les Peintres Juifs de L'Ecole de Paris, Official War artists from both conflicts; mid-century émigrés influencing the direction of the arts, as well as contemporary artists making ground-breaking work across new media.
- Author: Sarah McDougall, Senior Curator, Ben Uri
- Hardcover: 240 pages
- Date published: July 2015
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-0900157530
- Product Dimensions: 28 x 24.5 x 4 cm