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Picasso and the Ballet

This week Tate Britain’s Duveen Galleries have been buzzing with life as English National Ballet have been warming up ...

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Picasso, Matisse and me Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

In 1946 the young French artist Françoise Gilot met Pablo Picasso, a relationship that lasted until 1954 and produced two ...

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I do not seek Picasso, I find... Picasso and Modern British Art at Tate Britain II

An artist who has long been associated with his neo-Romantic painterly eulogies to the English and Welsh landscape, Graham Sutherland ...

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Have you ever wondered what Picasso was like?

One of the aims of Picasso and Modern British Art has been to think about Picasso's relationships with British ...

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Two masters, one friendship: the story of Matisse and Picasso Stories from the Studio

This week Flavia Frigeri, assistant curator of our Matisse cut-outs exhibition, takes a closer look at the honest friendship and ...

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Picasso and Modern British Art: How Britain received the 'towering genius of modern art'

If you were to ask me what the best thing about my job is, I would definitely say it's ...

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Work of the week: Bottle of Vieux Marc, Glass, Guitar and Newspaper by Pablo Picasso

This week we celebrate the life of the prolific painter, sculptor, etcher, lithographer, ceramist and designer, who has had an ...
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Papier collé

French term which translates as pasted paper, papier collé is a specific form of collage that is closer to drawing ...

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Work of the Week: Pablo Picasso's Weeping Woman

This week's work is  Pablo Picasso's Weeping Woman, painted in 1937. 

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A Technical Study of Picasso's Construction Still Life 1914

This paper explores Picasso’s approach to sculptural materials during the cubist years through a close examination of his 1914 ...

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Work of the week: Nude Woman with Necklace

This week marks Picasso's birthday. Art critic Louisa Buck reflects on Picasso's Nude Woman with Necklace, on display ...

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An A–Z of Paul Klee: R is for Reputation

In this week's instalment of our curator's A–Z series, Matthew Gale looks at how Paul Klee was ...

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Large legacy of the little Spaniard Picasso and Modern British Art at Tate Britain I

It is well known that Pablo Picasso initiated many important developments of twentieth-century art, but we know less about his ...

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The Three Dancers: a look beneath the surface of Picasso's paintings

In the weeks leading up to the installation of Picasso and Modern British Art, I was able to spend some ...

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Cubism

Cubism was a revolutionary new approach to representing reality invented in around 1907–08 by artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque ...

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Constructivism

Constructivism was a particularly austere branch of abstract art founded by Vladimir Tatlin and Alexander Rodchenko in Russia around 1915

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Synthetic cubism

Synthetic cubism is the later phase of cubism, generally considered to run from about 1912 to 1914, characterised by simpler ...

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Ben Nicholson's 1921– circa 1923 (Cortivallo, Lugano) Tate Etc. at Tate Britain / Artists' Perspectives

In celebration of the reopening of Tate Britain, Tate Etc. invited a selection of artists from around the world to ...