This exhibition has now closed, find out what else is going on at Ben Uri: Art. Identity. Migration

This exhibition showcases five important paintings from the estate of Mark Gertler’s son, Luke Gertler (1932–2017), which are on loan from Art Fund.

The loans include The Artist’s Parents (c1909-10), The Artist’s Brother, Harry (c1911), Daffodils in a Blue Bottle (1916), Trees at Sanatorium, Scotland (1921) and The Coster Woman (1923). These loans represent the major themes and motifs of Gertler’s early career: portraiture (particularly of members of his own family), the still life, and landscape, and have provided the catalyst and context for the current show.

This exhibition also marks the 80th anniversary year of the artist’s death, and these loans, executed between c1908 and 1924, span Gertler’s personal and artistic journey from the East End to Hampstead via the Slade School of Fine Art.


Ben Uri: Art. Identity. Migration

108A Boundary Road, Off Abbey Road, LONDON, Greater London, NW8 0RH

020 7604 3991


Opening times

Temporarily closed

Yom Kippur, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Please check our website for more information.

Free to all

Free exhibitions with National Art Pass

20% off in bookshop with National Art Pass

Valid to 31 December 2020

Enjoy 20% in all Ben Uri publications with National Art Pass.

Haven't got your pass yet? Learn more

Exhibitions nearby

Related exhibitions

Back to top