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  1. Article

    We take a quick skip through colour theory, and how some of modern art's giants have put it into practice 

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    Nicholas Cullinan

    The forthcoming exhibition of Henri Matisse’s ground-breaking paper cut-outs, made between 1943 and 1954, is the most comprehensive to date. With...

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    Florian Illies

    The author of the celebrated book 1913: The Year Before the Storm chooses two works from the Tate collection that reflect the cultural contrasts...

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    Liu Xiaodong

    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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    Rather than being an eccentric and anomalous artist, L.S. Lowry was following in the tradition of the French impressionists, an upcoming exhibition...

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    Jeremy Lewison, the curator of Tate Liverpool's new show, Turner Monet Twombly, explores the three artists' affinities to each other

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    Sam Smiles

    Turner's late pictures were dismissed as works of 'senile decreptitude' and questioned even by his most devoted disciple, John Ruskin. Sam Smiles...

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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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    Keith Miller

    In folk tales, Gothic novels and film noir, shadows are premonitions, harbingers of threat and death. Western painting and its literature has...

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    Gabriel Ramin Schor

    Gabriel Ramin Schor surveys the dark passages of black’s meaning and how artists have used it in their work.

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    David Rimanelli

    ‘To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. The word nude, on...

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    Jad Adams

    The Green Goddess haunted a nation and fuelled its art, including that of Degas, Sickert and Toulouse-Lautrec.

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    John House, Patrick Keiller

    When the seventeenth-century diarist John Evelyn described London as a ‘Hellish and dismall Cloud of SEA-COALE’, he was one among many affected by...