TATE ETC. Issue 26, Autumn 2012



Doug Aitken and Sook-Kyung Lee

Doug Aitken at Tate Liverpool – The American artist has created his first public realm installation in the UK, featuring conversations about the roots of creativity with leading arts practitioners including Tilda Swinton, Jack Pierson, Jack White and the late Mike Kelley, which visitors will be able to watch in a temporary structure built in collaboration with architect David Adjaye

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde at Tate Britain II
Jimmy Page and Paul Reeves

The guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin is a fan and collector of the art of the Pre-Raphaelites. He talks to Tate Etc. about his lifelong passion


Etc. Essay: The grotesque
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 absurd, by many contemporary artists