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  1. Article
    Catherine Lampert

    Frank Auerbach (b1931) is well known for his intensely worked paintings of people and London scenes, which are often repeated and can take months,...

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    Tracey Emin, Simon Grant

    One of Tracey Emin’s best known and most controversial works, My Bed, first made in 1998 and once in private hands, is now on long loan to Tate and...

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    Lily Bonesso

    With London Fashion Week starting today, what better time to pay homage to the fashionistas of the Tate Collection? Take a look at our slideshow of...

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    Tony Crowley

    Inspired by Tate Liverpool’s Keywords: Art Society and Culture in 1980s Britain exhibition, academic, writer and native born ‘scouser’ Tony...

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    Alain de Botton

    We often have high expectations when we visit a museum of having great experiences with the art we see, but are we approaching it in the wrong way?...

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    Rasha Salti

    The work of the pioneering Lebanese abstract artist born in Beirut in 1916 is now increasingly recognised across the globe. A total of 120...

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    Simon Njami

    The Beninese artist Meschac Gaba (born 1961) took five years to create his twelve-room installation, the Museum of Contemporary African Art ...

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    Nicholas Serota

    'Artists express ideas, attitudes and beliefs that are often central to politics, society and economics' says Director of Tate, Nicholas Serota. As...

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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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    Sally O'Reilly

    The Underground chambers of the old power station at Bankside, where oil once lurked with electric potential, will soon open to the public with a...

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    Ali Smith

    One of Japan’s most prolific artists, Yayoi Kusama is probably best known for her spot-covered rooms and objects. On the eve of her first major...

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    Christy Lange, Chris Ofili

    Christy Lange talks to Chris Ofili ahead of his exhibition at Tate Britain

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    Anda Rottenberg, Lukasz Gorczyca, Jaroslaw Suchan, Michael Wolinski

    As a year-long season of exhibitions focusing on Polish art begins nationawide, Tate Etc. brings together four Polish art professionals to discuss...

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    Roni Horn

    In the small town of Stykkishólmur, Iceland, Roni Horn has created a community centre that houses two installations, the second of which, Water,...

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    Virginia Ironside, David Fraser Jenkins

    From their relationship with a ‘revolting personage’ of a father, to strings of obsessive affairs, Virginia Ironside explores the unfulfilled...

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    Alison M. Gingeras

    Flamboyant. Extravagant. Megalomanic. Alcoholic. Sexually obsessed. Manic-depressive. How important is persona in understanding an artist’s...

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    Peter Gidal

    Filmmaker, writer and influential teacher Peter Gidal gives a personal overview of A Century of Artists' Film in Britain, showing at Tate Britain...

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    Melanie McGrath

    Few artists are subjected to fierce public scrutiny in the British tabloids like Tracey Emin. But is she a great artist? Melanie McGrath meets the...