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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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    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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    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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    Nicholas Alfrey

    The Romanticism display in the Clore Galleries at Tate Britain features more than 170 paintings and prints, as well as photographs from the 1970s...

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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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    Brooks Adams

    As Adams writes: "This is a tale of four contemporary art shamans, in a pre-9/11 world that could still entertain rosy illusions of prelapsarian...

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    Katharine Stout

    William Blake famously declared: “I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s.” His visionary work is on view at Tate Britain ...

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    John Carlin

    William Hogarth was one of the founders of a satire that led all the way to the modern comic book and was described as the grandfather of the...

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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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    Horst Bredekamp, Barbara Maria Stafford

    What is hyperrealism? Work which feels more real than reality? Or a way of ‘mastering God’s creations’ ? Horst Bredekamp and Barbara Maria...

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    Christopher Turner

    Christopher Turner explores how the study of colour by artists, writers and scientists has influenced our sense of the world.

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    Jonathon Porritt, Wim Wenders, Siobhan Davies, The Reverend Alan Walker, Richard A. Fortey, José Loosemore, Mark Avery, Michael Palin, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Rick Stein, David Matthews

    Tate Etc. introduces eleven personal responses to artworks that reflect the changing face of a nation.

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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...

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    Jemima Montagu

    The Art of the Garden: Jemima Montagu explores the garden symbol all the way back to Eden, through the ‘close-locked’ ideals of the Renaissance to...

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    Michael Bird

    Michael Bird on notions of how symmetry, the Doppelgänger, duality and mirror images have played a part in the way artists view themselves and the...