Tate marks the start of the 2013–14 season with a selection of football-related works

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  • Eadweard Muybridge Phases at Football (Model 63)

    Eadweard Muybridge
    Phases at Football (Model 63)
    from his book The Human Figure in Motion 1887

  • L.S. Lowry, Going to the Match, 1953, Professional Footballers’ Association.

    L.S. Lowry, Going to the Match, 1953, Professional Footballers’ Association. On loan to Tate Britain

    © The Estate of L.S. Lowry. All rights reserved, DACS 2013

  • E.L.T. Mesens, 'The Staff' 1962

    E.L.T. Mesens
    The Staff 1962
    Mixed media and watercolour on board
    unconfirmed: 216 x 276 mm
    Purchased 1970 DACS, 2002

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  • Duncan Grant, 'Football' 1911

    Duncan Grant
    Football 1911
    Oil on canvas
    support: 2277 x 1975 x 25 mm
    Purchased 1931 Tate

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  • Neville Gabie, 'Van Reenans Pass' 1998

    Neville Gabie
    Van Reenans Pass 1998
    Screenprint and colour photograph on paper
    image: 380 x 260 mm
    Presented by the artist 2001 Neville Gabie

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  • Neville Gabie, 'Ho Tswa Morao' 1998

    Neville Gabie
    Ho Tswa Morao 1998
    Screenprint on paper
    image: 380 x 260 mm
    Presented by the artist 2001 Neville Gabie

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  • Angela Bulloch, 'West Ham - Sculpture for Football Songs' 1998

    Angela Bulloch
    West Ham - Sculpture for Football Songs 1998
    Four wall-hung Belisha beacons, light bulbs and cables
    displayed: 1660 x 3000 mm
    Purchased 2006 Angela Bulloch

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  • Suzanne Treister, 'Alchemy/The Sun 19th April 2007' 2007

    Suzanne Treister
    Alchemy/The Sun 19th April 2007 2007
    Photo etching on Velin Arches 400gsm cream paper
    image: 297 x 210 mm
    Purchased 2008 Suzanne Treister

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  • Philip Guston, 'Studio Corner' 1980

    Philip Guston
    Studio Corner 1980
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 815 x 1080 mm
    Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of a private collector 1996 The Estate of Philip Guston

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  • Clive Barker, 'Homage to Magritte' 1969

    Clive Barker
    Homage to Magritte 1969
    Screenprint on paper
    image: 762 x 508 mm
    Presented by Gordon House 1976 Tate

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  • El Lissitzky, '6. Sportsmen' 1923

    El Lissitzky
    6. Sportsmen 1923
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 510 x 430 mm
    Purchased 1976 DACS, 2002

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  • Walter Richard Sickert, 'Off to the Pub' 1911

    Walter Richard Sickert
    Off to the Pub 1911
    Oil paint on canvas
    support: 508 x 406 mm frame: 695 x 595 x 45 mm
    Presented by Howard Bliss 1943 Tate

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Lowry portrayed his affection for the game with his painting Going to the Match, Neville Gabie documented South African football pitches, whilst Muybridge’s Phases at Football captures the motion of a drop kick.

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