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Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London: Art, Identity, Migration

108A Boundary Road | St John's Wood, London NW8 0RH, England
+44 20 7604 3991
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I came here on a Friday morning and really enjoyed the beautiful artwork that was displayed over... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
TravelReviewer1983
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ben uri gallery 18.2.18

still on our quest to visit every art gallery and museum in London,my daughter,husband and me took... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
hilary d
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London, United Kingdom
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Ben Uri is an Art Museum and educational charity, founded in July 1915 in Whitechapel, East London. Known as 'The Art Museum for Everyone' the museum collection and programming both focus on the universal themes of Art, Identity and Migration. The Ben Uri Collection is internationally recognised and encompasses over 1300 works, principally from the start of the 20thcentury including Auerbach, Bomberg, Chagall, Epstein, Gertler, Grosz, Kossoff, Liebermann, Pissarro, Solomon, Soutine, Ury and Wolmark. Ben Uri present 4 major exhibitions a year - see web for details.
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108A Boundary Road | St John's Wood, London NW8 0RH, England
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I came here on a Friday morning and really enjoyed the beautiful artwork that was displayed over the two levels. Staff we very friendly and helpful too.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

still on our quest to visit every art gallery and museum in London,my daughter,husband and me took a trip to this very charming little gallery in an equally charm part of London.the current exhibition is a collection of illustrations of shakespeares play the tempest by...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the Ben Uri Gallery to see the very rare illustrations of Shakespeare ' s play 'The Tempest ' by Marc Chagall which he had drawn at the end of his career, shortly before his death. Delightful and playful, full of mischievous creatures and a...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Very well presented with great labelling..fascinating stories good selection of books easy to find near places to eat well done thank you

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a most interesting gallery devoted to the art of immigrants to the UK with a special focus on German Jews. It is a small gallery, too small given the size of the collection, but most interesting. It is a unique place and one...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a small but really worthwhile art gallery just north of St John's Wood and up Abbey Road. Currently showing two exhibitions linked by the theme of refugees. Upstairs the pictures of Eva Frankfurther (until 18 June 2017) mainly of the East End in...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Gallery. I took a taxi from St John's Wood tube station for £5 as I was unfamiliar with the area. It turns out that it would have been a 10 minute walk had I used a map. The...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

There is an extremely interesting exhibition on 3 photographers for the period 1930-1960.One in zLondon,one in New York and one in Paris.I was most taken by the photos of Wolf Suschitzky in London in the thirties and forties.Interesting views of Charing Cross Road.Incredibly there is...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

A wonderful museum and gallery which I visited for the first time yesterday. There was a new exhibition which had just opened. The theme was around art by people who have migrated and was varied, the oldest being early 20th century paintings by Jewish artists...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Excellent 100 year exhibition and Book at Somerset House. The Book is so well written and readable. Well done. Shame you don't have a permanent place to exhibit.!

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