THE EAST IN THE WEST

Short course: a series of three talks

Onsite talks are in the Headley Lecture Theatre and online talks are via Zoom

Booking required


With Peter Vass, art historian

In this series of three short talks you will explore the impact of Eastern European artists on British art in the 20th century focusing on these themes:

  • Out of Whitechapel: Jewish Artists in the Early 20th Century
  • Fleeing the East: Escaping from Oppression in the 1930s
  • Scraping a Living: Eastern European Influence on Young British Artists after World War Two
Merry-Go-Round by Mark Gertler, 1916, large oil canvas inspired by Hampstead Heath annual fair

Merry-Go-Round by Mark Gertler, 1916, inspired by Hampstead Heath annual fair


BOOKING

The course talks will take place onsite at the Ashmolean Museum, and online on Zoom and a link to join the event will be shared in advance by email.

Booking is essential and tickets are £21. Tickets include access to all three events.

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If you have any questions before the event, please email jude.barrett@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.