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In his Lund Humphries Landmark post on Ernestine Carter’s Grim Glory (1941), Antony Penrose describes the efforts of his mother, Lee Miller, and a number of other prominent photographers to raise US consciousness about the hardships and the horrors of the London Blitz. Miller, he explains, had come to the UK from New York in 1939, having begun […]
Posted onBetween 1933 and 1945, whether for religious, political or artistic reasons, over 300 painters, sculptors and graphic artists emigrated to Britain. Modern British Art has certainly been all the richer for their contribution to the post-war British art scene, and the Lund Humphries list features monographs on a number of émigré artists, including Josef Herman, Abram Games […]
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