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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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    Cora Gilroy-Ware

    In the summer of 1784, Joshua Reynolds exhibited A Nymph and Cupid (Fig.1) at the Royal Academy’s annual exhibition. This work stood out because,...

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    The acclaimed poet Christopher Reid reflects on The Garden Enclosed 1924, currently on display at Tate Britain, which may have been influenced by...

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    Chris Shaw

    British photographer Chris Shaw delves into a dark, enigmatic painting in Tate’s collection – William Rothenstein’s The Doll's House 1899...

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    Sterling Ruby

    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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    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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    Jonathan Griffin

    The notion of the grotesque in art has been around for centuries, but it is currently being re-imagined, often with humour and a sense of the...

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    Philip Ursprung

    Why was Otto Meuhl's 1970 performance Manopsychotic Ballet forgotten?

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    Adrien Sina, Sarah Wilson

    Valentine de Saint-Point (1875–1953), formerly a model for Alphonse Mucha and Rodin, began her life as an artist desired by two important Italian...

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    Elaine Showalter

    Literary critic and feminist, Elaine Showalter explores the life and work of artist Louise Bourgeois.

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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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    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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    Cedar Lewisohn, Brian Griffiths, Paul Gravett, Simon Thorp

    Rude Britannia: British Comic Art:, Tate Britain’s forthcoming exhibition exploring the riotous history of humour in British visual culture over...

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    Simon Grant

    Carol Rama, the Italian self-taught artist born in 1918, has only recently gained international recognition for her highly erotic, visceral works....

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    Sophie Howarth, Shizuka Yokomizo, Chris Verene, Anton Corbijn, Christian Frei

    Civilian and military surveillance, mobile phone photography, celebrity snaps... the clandestine photographer has a long history. To coincide with...

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    Francesca Pasini

    Fontana saw his work as a classic representation of what he called "a spatial environment" and described it as "a new element which has entered...

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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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    Herbert Lachmayer, Alfred Weidinger

    To coincide with Tate Liverpool’s exhibition Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900, we bring together a cultural historian...

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    James Beechey

    Modern Painters: Sickert's famous dictum heralded a move towards a gritty realism in British painting

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    Massimiliano Gioni

    When Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping was forced to expel the beasties that inhabited his Theater of the World he complained that ‘animal rights were...

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