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  1. Blog
    23 December 2010
    Christine Riding

    Well, today's the day! 122 years ago, in Arles, Gauguin and Van Gogh fell out, and Van Gogh mutilated himself. . This has to be one of the...

  2. Blog
    21 December 2010
    Andrew Neilson

    When asked to choose an item from our archive acquisitions for 2000, I decided upon this gramophone, once belonging to the artist Cecil Collins. My...

  3. Blog
    20 December 2010
    John Langdon

    As an archivist, I am used to coming across things that have survived by chance.  When cataloguing a person's papers, I often come across...

  4. Blog
    18 December 2010
    David Pilling

    For the third of my archive blogs I am going to talk about a photograph of Joe Tilson and Elisabeth Frink. Born in London in 1928, Tilson initially...

  5. Blog
    17 December 2010
    Allison Foster

    Because I originally trained as a photographer, and therefore have a personal interest in photography, the item I picked to represent the...

  6. Blog
    16 December 2010
    Christine Riding

    Many of you will know that we are currently at that time of year, October to December, when Gauguin and Van Gogh were together in...

  7. Blog
    15 December 2010
    Jessica Morgan

    Gabriel has often told me about his fascination with speed and racing, and how as a child he thought that if one could make cars thinner - any car...

  8. Blog
    9 December 2010
    Christine Riding

    Many of you will know that Tehamana was Gauguin's companion or 'vahine' during his first stay in Tahiti (1891-3). She is the subject of a very...

  9. Blog
    9 December 2010
    Adrian Glew

    Although Tate Archive houses many of the most famous names in British art I often feel drawn to the less well-known names in the Archive whose...

  10. Blog
    8 December 2010
    Jessica Morgan

    Hi, I am Jessica Morgan, the curator of the Gabriel Orozco exhibition at Tate Modern that opens on 19 January. Over the next few weeks as I am...

  11. Blog
    8 December 2010
    Emily Down

    Today I'm going to talk about a collection that came to the archive in 1995, the papers of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA). This is one of...

  12. Blog
    3 December 2010
    Penelope Curtis

    This autumn, Tate Britain is entering a transitional phase. We are preparing for next February, when the Tate Britain Millbank Project begins,...

  13. Blog
    3 December 2010
    John Langdon

    If, on your way to Tate Britain, you have walked out of Pimlico tube station you may have noticed the elaborate ventilation tower just beside the...

  14. Blog
    2 December 2010
    Natalia Sidlina

    For the last three years the Tate Archive team has been working on research, cataloguing and interpretation of the extensive family archive of Naum...

  15. Blog
    26 November 2010
    Christine Riding

    Gauguin landed in Tahiti for the first time on 9 June 1891 at the port of Papeete, now the capital of French Polynesia. You wont be surprised to...

  16. Blog
    24 November 2010
    Adrian Glew

    Although Eileen Agar is regarded as one of the leading British artists of the 20th century, it is perhaps significant for her place in the...

  17. Blog
    22 November 2010
    Emily Down

    My artist from the archive for 1991 is Eileen Mayo. She reminds me a little of Frances Hodgkins - women artists who were very highly regarded by...

  18. Blog
    19 November 2010
    David Pilling

    One of the most prized items that we hold in our collection, and the piece I have chosen to talk about, are a set of photograph albums from the...

  19. Blog
    17 November 2010
    Andrew Neilson

    One of my favourite items in the archive is this scrapbook by Julian Trevelyan. Therefore, it was an easy choice to make when selecting my treasure...

  20. Blog
    15 November 2010
    John Langdon

    One of the largest projects I have worked on at Tate Archive was the cataloguing of the papers of the writer, critic, and curator David Sylvester....

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