Schwitters in Britain  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG
 
 
Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Sat to Thu 10am-6pm, last admission 5.15pm, Fri 10am-10pm, last admission 9.15pm
 
PRICES
£10, concs available
 

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Schwitters in BritainThe late work of Kurt Schwitters, a significant figure in European Dadism, comes under the spotlight in Schwitters in Britain, the first major exhibition to examine this artist who was forced to flee Germany during Nazi occupation. The Tate Britain exhibition focuses on his British period, from his arrival in Britain as a refugee in 1940 until his death in Cumbria in 1948. The works, which show traces of the impact of his exile, number over 150 collages, assemblages and sculptures, many shown in the UK for the first time in over 30 years.

 

About Tate Britain

Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other galleries around the UK, including Tate Modern also in London. Dedicated to showcasing Britain's artistic talent, Tate Britain is home to the greatest collection of British art from 1500 to the present day. More about Tate Britain

Schwitters in Britain images

Schwitters in Britain  Kurt Schwitters, En Morn 1947 c Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee national d’art moderne, Paris DACS 2012  

   
Schwitters in Britain - Kurt Schwitters, En Morn 1947 c Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee national d’art moderne, Paris  DACS 2012

Schwitters in Britain Kurt Schwitters, En Morn 1947 c Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee national d’art moderne, Paris DACS 2012 


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Turner Prize 2016Turner Prize 2016Turner Prize 2016Set up in 1984, the Tate's Turner Prize has been courting controversy ever since. The most notorious prize in the world of contemporary art, it carries a large cash prize - there's £40,000 in the pot - and instant fame for the winner who must be a British artist under fifty and have staged an 'outstanding' exhibition of work completed within the y2016-10-01T00:00:00+01002017-01-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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