Meet 500 years of British Art with Tate Director Penelope Curtis



Penelope Curtis selects some highlights from Tate Britain’s displays and considers how new visual dialogues have been created through juxtapositions of art work created at the same point in time, but in very different styles.

This is part of the display: BP Walk through British Art


Yesterday: why was there a nursery in the middle of the C18 room? No quiet contemplation for anyone when toddlers are playing on the Tate's latest "installation": giant wooden building blocks. Beyond belief. And if that wasn't enough, let's have the noise a wind tunnel roaring through the building from the waste-of-space installation in the centre of the building. Dire.