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Kenneth Clark and the Death of Painting

Martin Hammer reviews Kenneth Clark’s public spat with Herbert Read about modern art, which erupted in successive issues of ...

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Contexts and Contents: Aberrant Classifications and Fragmentary Materials

Tate Research In Focus project on From the Freud Museum 1991–6 by Susan Hiller
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Rembrandt and Reality

Tate In Focus project exploring The Doll’s House 1899–1900 by William Rothenstein
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Rivane Neuenschwander:The Name of Fear: Sofia Victorino

This paper discusses a collaboration between Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander and four primary schools in London. It addresses the challenges ...

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Curating by Numbers: Landmark Exhibitions Issue

This paper looks back at the author’s curatorial practice, with a focus on her ‘number shows’ and their randomly ...

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Les Immatériaux or How to Construct the History of Exhibitions: Landmark Exhibitions Issue

The 1985 exhibition Les Immatériaux – curated by French philosopher Jean-François Lyotard and Thierry Chaput at the Centre Pompidou in Paris ...

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Monumentality: The Statue of Liberty as Subject

Tate Research In Focus project on Static 2009 by Steve McQueen
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The Painting

Anna Arabindan-Kesson analyses Family Jules: NNN (No Naked Niggahs) 1974 by Barkley L. Hendricks through a range of aesthetic discourses ...
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The Three Dancers 1925 by Pablo Picasso

Devastated by the death of a friend in 1925, Picasso painted this ‘dance’ of intertwined sinister figures, the story and ...

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To Be Continued: Periodic Exhibitions (documenta, For Example): Landmark Exhibitions Issue

In this paper the author reflects on the early history of the dOCUMENTA exhibitions held every five years in Kassel ...

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Lessons Learned: Landmark Exhibitions Issue

The artist Hans Haacke presents a career overview of his involvement with recurring exhibitions, from documenta 2 (1959) via the ...

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The Handsome Pork-Butcher c.1924–6, c.1929–35 by Francis Picabia

This sardonic collage portrait of Raymond Poincaré, President and Prime Minister of the French Republic, was made with everyday objects ...

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Kiefer and Beuys: Cathexis and Cartharsis

Tate In Focus research project exploring Heroic Symbols 1969 by Anselm Kiefer, authored by Christian Weikop
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Conserving Mark Rothko’s Black on Maroon 1958: The Construction of a ‘Representative Sample’ and the Removal of Graffiti Ink

This paper describes the preparation of a ‘representative sample’ and the investigation and refining of the solvent system used to ...

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Girl in a Chemise c.1905 by Pablo Picasso

Picasso transformed an earlier painting of a boy to create this profile of a slender young woman. This paper uses ...

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Heroic Symbols Artist Books: Incubating Ideas

Tate In Focus research project exploring Heroic Symbols 1969 by Anselm Kiefer, authored by Christian Weikop
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‘Waste Dominion’, ‘White Warfare’, and Antarctic Modernism

This paper considers the historical coincidence of modernism and the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. In particular, it contextualises allusions ...

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New Media Art and the Gallery in the Digital Age

This paper examines some the changes that digital technology has wrought upon conceptions of space, time and culture, and how ...

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That Uncertain Object: David Sylvester’s Conception of Criticism as a Personal Affair

It has become almost routine to dismiss direct and ‘unmediated’ analyses of artworks but in this essay Brendan Prendeville argues ...

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From Over- to Sub-Exposure: The Anamnesis of Les Immatériaux: Landmark Exhibitions Issue

Les Immatériaux, Jean-François Lyotard’s and Thierry Chaput’s 1985 groundbreaking exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, is discussed ...