This intriguing new exhibition at Tate Britain will tell the story of the artists who fled to Britain to seek refuge from the Franco-Prussian war and insurrection in Paris.
"French Artists in Exile" will use works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro, amongst others, to trace the links between French and British artists, their patrons and their art dealers during this traumatic time.
It will also explore the artists' social life, and provide a fascinating insight into how London was perceived by the visiting French.
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Craig’s review – “Tate Britain is the one gallery that I've never bothered to visit before today. And the reason is this: I'm lazy. Yeah I know it's a dumb excuse, but it's true. They need to knock it down and move it closer to the train station. You've either got to get off at Vauxhall and walk across the bridge (not doing that), or get a tube to Pimlico (not doing that either), or wa… continued”
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