Glossary

Diaspora

Learn more about this term used to describe movements in population from one country to another and often cited in discussions about identity

British impressionism

Discover the work of artists working in Britain in the late nineteenth-century who were influenced by the ideas of the French impressionists

Identity politics

Explore this term used to describe an anti-authoritarian political and cultural movement that gained prominence in the USA and Europe in the mid-1980s

Videos

Video

TateShots: Frank Bowling

Guyana-born British artist, Frank Bowling looks back over his long career 

Video

Wolfgang Tillmans - 'What Art Does in Me is Beyond Words' | TateShots

We spend the day with artist Wolfgang Tillmans in his Berlin studio

Video

TateShots: Do Ho Suh – Staircase-III

Watch Korean sculptor and installation artist, Do Ho Suh discuss the inspiration behind Staircase-III 

Video

TateShots: Interview with the artist Naum Gabo's daughter

We met with Nina Williams to discuss her father and his work 

Exam Help

Details

See details of everyday things in a new light and be dazzled by intricate and elaborate patterns and imagery

Architecture

Discover art inspired by architectural shapes and structures and artists who use architecture to explore society and identity

Domestic Interiors

Re-think domestic interiors in art: tip-toe into awkward spaces, explore rooms that reference social or political issues

Suspended

Hanging objects, sculptures – and buildings! People suspended in water or air and structures that rely on suspension

Get Involved

Tate Exchange

Explore new ways of thinking about art 

Play Street Art

Make your mark on Tate Modern with our new game

Tate Collectives: Showcase

Create a portfolio, share your work and be inspired by others

Albums

Group together art from our collection, your notes and share it 

In Depth

Tate Kids: Who is Yayoi Kusama?

Explore the artist’s weird and wonderful world 

Tate Etc.

Rights of passage

Mark Godfrey discusses artworks which explore the subject of migration and border zones

Who is Mona Hatoum?

Discover more about the artist and her practice 

Audio

Future Citizen Forum: Values

What is the value of being a citizen? What are the values that will or should guide the future citizen?  

Artists

Artist

Francis Alÿs

born 1959
Artist

Anna Lea Merritt

1844–1930
Artist

Sir Anthony Van Dyck

1599–1641
Artist

Marianne Stokes

1855–1927

Art In The Collection

Eileen Agar Figures in a Garden

1979–81

John Singer Sargent The Misses Hunter

1902

Rasheed Araeen 3Y + 3B

1969

Ethel Sands Tea with Sickert

c.1911–2