Eva Frankfurther

Eva Frankfurther was a figurative painter originally from Germany, whose subjects were also her fellow migrant workers in and around Whitechapel.


Frank Auerbach

Auerbach is a German-born British painter, famous for his impasto painting technique and considered one of the world’s greatest living artists.


Peter Moro CBE

Peter Moro was born in Germany and moved to London, becoming one of the UK’s most prominent post-war architects. He designed many public buildings including the Royal Festival Hall and the Nottingham Playhouse.


Lucian Freud

Freud is a German-born painter who was the most celebrated British figurative painter of the late 20th century.


Judith Kerr OBE

Judith is an author and illustrator who fled from Nazi Germany as a child and went on to publish award-winning autobiographical novels for children about her experiences.


Kurt Schwitters, 1948

Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters is one of the major artists of European modernism, famous for his collage works in a technique he called ‘Merz.’


Marina Lewycka

Marina is an author whose first book, A short history of tractors in Ukrainian, sold over a million copies worldwide.