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    Emma Sumner

    Born in Karachi and raised in Mumbai, Nasreen Mohamedi is considered to be one of the most significant artists within the modernist tradition. Emma...

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    Simon Grant

    How do artists approach the challenge of curation? As well as showing some of his recent large, highly coloured sculptures of everyday objects in...

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    Simon Grant1

    Eva Hesse (1936–1970) was born into a Jewish family in Hamburg. Aged only two, she and her five year old sister Helen were sent by their...

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    Jane Burton

    This Exquisite Forest is an online collaborative art project, presented by Tate and Google, which enables people to create short animations that...

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    Laura McLean-Ferris

    The first commission for the East Tank is by the notable South Korean artist Sung Hwan Kim (born 1975), who combines video, music, sculpture, light...

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    Michael F. Marmor

    In 1930, when Munch was 66 years old, an intraocular haemorrhage in his right eye affected his sight. For several months, with methodical precision...

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    Mark Godfrey

    One of the most important and influential Italian artists of the twentieth century, Alighiero Boetti (1940–1994) is renowned for the extraordinary...

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    Katharine Stout

    Until the 1960s it was seen as a secondary act in the process of art making. Now a new generation of artists, some of whom feature in a Tate...

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    Mark Godfrey

    The artist has said: 'If you were to ask me what I do, I would say that I draw – this is the primary activity.' Mark Godfrey examines how the...

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    Marina Warner

    When Charles Dodgson – more widely known as Lewis Carroll – made drawings in the early 1960s for his book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, he was...

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    Mark Antliff

    The British avant-garde group was formed in London in 1914 by the artist, writer and polemicist Wyndham Lewis. Their idea, according to their...

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    Richard Mabey

    The celebrated nature writer takes a personal tour of those lesser known pictorial heroes that feature in many works within the Tate collection –...

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    Christopher Turner

    Ever since Leonardo da Vinci urged artists to search for inspiration in the dirt on walls or the streaked patterns in stones, they have found that...

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    Bice Curiger

    To coincide with Tate Britain's exhibition of the artist's drawings, as well as the objects from her personal collection that she has acquired over...

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    Christopher Turner

    In his book The Elements of Drawing (1857), John Ruskin encouraged artists to try to recover what he called the “innocence of the eye”, to...

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    Andrew Causey

    Tate Britain’s Henry Moore exhibition is the first extensive survey of the artist in this country since the Royal Academy show in 1988, and...

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    Paul Chan

    One evening Henri Michaux heard on the radio “an exceptionally abstract programme”. Voices spoke in measured tones about the history of metaphysics...

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    Jessica Morgan

    The Los Angeles-based artist John Baldessari (born 1931) made his name as a pioneer of conceptual art in the 1960s with his text and image...

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    Edward Platt

    Millais's early career was closely linked to his friendship with the Lemprière family. The teenage artist's desire for one of the daughters...

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    George Shaw

    George Shaw sketched his father for several decades, until his death last year. Prompted by a visit to the Tate stores to view Henry Lamb’s...

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