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    Greg Sullivan

    What do we imagine when we think of Victorian sculpture? Stern bronze busts of distinguished figures? Smooth marbles of lightly clad ladies? Yes,...

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    For his recent verse drama Pink Mist, Owen Sheers interviewed dozens of wounded soldiers who had returned from conflict, and learned of the...

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    Helen Little

    Alan Davie’s activity as a painter is often described as resembling shamanistic artists of remote times engaged in conjuring up visions linked to...

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    Stacy Boldrick

    With Art Under Attack currently at Tate Britain, the exhibition's curator looks at the many different reasons that art has been deliberately...

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    Jonathan Griffin

    Smashed stained glass windows, defaced religious statues, ashed portraits slashed with knives, sculptures blown up, watercolours defaced, art...

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    Smashed, scratched, abused and blown up, the objects in Art under Attack have had fascinating lives. Curator Tabitha Barber introduces us to some...

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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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    Haroon Mirza

    In celebration of the reopening of Tate Britain, Tate Etc. invited a selection of artists from around the world to choose a favoured work from a...

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    Mariko Finch

    Since the early 1960s the American artist and musician has created surreal and often politically satirical images, whose influences range from Dada...

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    Michael Bracewell

    Since he was a young teenager, Damien Hirst has enjoyed visiting Tate. From his early fascination with William Blake to the appeal of Bruce Nauman,...

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    Jean-François Chevrier

    Stories of hallucinations in art and literature date back to the Bible, but the idea of the artistic hallucination is more recent. As the author of...

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    Jean-Christophe Ammann

    'A call reached me from somewhere across the fields (a call that disappeared almost imperceptibly, like a shooting star, so that in the end it...

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    Jonathan Griffin

    John Martin is best known for his dramatic scenes of apocalyptic destruction and biblical catastrophe. During his life his work was shown across...

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    Stuart Tulloch

    Jacob Epstein’s Jacob and the Angel. Currently on display at Tate Liverpool, this much-loved work was once viewed as shocking – and spent more...

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    Simon Morley

    In the early eighteenth century Joseph Addison described the notion of the sublime as something that ‘fills the mind with an agreeable kind of...

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    Nancy Ireson

    Before his self-imposed exhile in Tahiti, the pioneer of modernism spent his formative years in Brittany, northern France. Here, he made his first...

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    Yuko Hasegawa

    The author visits Fuyuko Matsui in her Tokyo studio

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    Beat Wyss

    The image of a monk standing by an empty sea soon became an icon of German Romanticism. However, in the twentieth century the 'Caspar David...

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    Lucy Skaer

    A visit to the Tate not only prompts a journey to track down the Surrealist painter Leonora Carringotn at her studio in Mexico, but also reveals...

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    Linda Nochlin, Milan Kundera, Hugh Davies, John Maybury, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Chantal Joffe, Rudolf Stingel, Nigel Cooke, Barnaby Furnas, Peter Doig

    We bring together a mix of writers, museum directors, artists, musicians and filmmakers – some of whom knew him and some who came to his work...

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