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  1. Article
    Alain de Botton

    Edward Hopper belongs to a particular category of artist whose work appears sad but does not make us sad…perhaps because they allow us as viewers...

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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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    Adrian Searle, Paulina Olowska, Peter Doig, Chris Ofili

    To coincide with the Luc Tuymans show at Tate Modern, the first large-scale exhibition of his work in the UK, three artists and a critic debate the...

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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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    Sigmar Polke

    Richard Dadd was not only extremely well educated, he was on his way to becoming a full-blooded representative of Victorian painting before killing...

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    Mike Kelley, Jeffrey Sconce

    Following Mike Kelley’s exhibition The Uncanny at Tate Liverpool, the artist and Jeffrey Sconce talk about Freud, the power of hidden memory and...

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    Juergen Teller, Elisabeth Robinson, Lisa Jardine, Martin Kemp

    Juergen Teller, Elisabeth Robinson, Lisa Jardine and Martin Kemp reflect on a detail of a work in Tate Britain.

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    Linda Yablonsky

    Anne Chu took a chainsaw to her work after a life-changing experience, and the 1996 show that resulted saw her rise to fame. Linda Yablonsky goes...

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    Peter Pakesch

    Encounters: Peter Pakesch, director of the Kunsthaus Graz visits Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, and talks of the few museum spaces that can deal with...

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    Paul Farley

    Some things are truly lost. Bad diets generate little documentary evidence, just the fuzziness of the anecdotal; soup kitchens don’t keep comment...

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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...

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    Gregory Crewdson

    Edward Hopper used to compare his paintings with cinematic frames. In turn, his scenes have inspired generations of filmmakers – from Alfred...

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    Martin Postle, Christoph Becker

    Martin Postle talks to Christoph Becker about artists and the inspiration of their gardens