Henry Wallis, 'Chatterton' 1856

Henry Wallis
Chatterton 1856
Oil on canvas
support: 622 x 933 mm frame: 905 x 1205 x 132 mm
Bequeathed by Charles Gent Clement 1899

Ways of Dying Symposium – Part 1

Ways of Dying Symposium – Part 2

Ways of Dying Symposium – Part 3

Marc Quinn’s work Template For My Future Plastic Surgery 1992 is used by the Tate to represent a half-day symposium, Ways of Dying, which was held at Tate Modern on Saturday 14 October 2006. It explored the relationship between life and death in contemporary cultures, drawing on the fields of art, philosophy, law, medicine, political theory, gender and cultural studies, biotechnology and environmental sciences.