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General enquiries

Email tgpl@tate.org.uk
Call +44 (0)20 7887 8869
Fax +44 (0)20 7887 8878

Tate Publishing
London SW1P 4RG
United Kingdom

Please note that we do not reply to generic questionnaires and questions about:

  • Non-Tate works of art, general art themes or genres (your local library or a good art reference library should be able to help you)
  • Valuation or authentication of works of art (try a reputable art dealer or auction house).

We are also unable to give out contact details for authors of Tate Publishing books, or for artists in the collection or who are exhibiting at Tate.

If you need to contact an author please send a letter marked for their attention c/o Tate Publishing. While artists can be contacted via their representing commercial gallery.

Trade enquiries

Please see the trade page.

Editorial enquiries


Please read the guidelines for submitting a proposal [PDF, 40 Kb] and send your proposal, marked for the attention of the Executive Editor, to submissions@tate.org.uk or to our postal address above.

Due to the large volume of submissions we receive, it is not always possible for us to provide a written response to every proposal. If you have not received a response after three months of submitting your proposal, it unfortunately indicates we do not intend to pursue the proposal for publication.


If you would like to be considered for freelance editorial or translation work, please email your CV and covering letter to editorialenquiries@tate.org.uk.

Tate Publishing works with a range of freelance designers. If you have book design experience and would like to submit your portfolio for consideration please send a low-resolution PDF to submissions@tate.org.uk or to our postal address above.

Rights and permissions

To enquire about the availability of foreign rights, or permission to reproduce text extracts from a Tate Publishing publication, email vanessa.garden@tate.org.uk or call +44 (0)20 7887 8866.

Image licensing at Tate


To request review copies or images to accompany your review, or to discuss the sale of extracts or interviews with authors, email lucy.macdonald@tate.org.uk or call +44 (0)20 7887 8625.