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Josef Herman - The Early Years Part III

Josef Herman - The Early Years Part III
Josef Herman's life had been one of struggle and pain but now in 1944, the German army was being tentatively pushed back through Europe and Rus...

Josef Herman - The Early Years Part II

Josef Herman - The Early Years Part II
Last week I wrote about the fascinating early years of Josef Herman and his journey to Britain which would become his home for the rest of his ...

Josef Herman - The Early Years Part 1

Josef Herman - The Early Years Part 1
This week's Artist in Focus is Josef Heman, a Polish emigre artist who came to Britain and created some of the truly great paintings depicting working people. I was hoping to write a short history of his work and life but there is far too much that happened to this man for me to do him the disservice of condensing such a rich, tragic and interesting life. You'll see what I mean as you read.