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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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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 ...

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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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Guernica... In a car showroom? Picasso and Modern British Art at Tate Britain III

Picasso’s Guernica went on display in a Manchester car showroom in early 1939, in support of the Spanish Republican ...

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Lichtenstein: Art about art

Curator Iria Candela talks about Lichtenstein's re-creation of other artists of the past such as Picasso, Matisse and Mondrian ...
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Analytical cubism

The term analytical cubism describes the early phase of cubism, generally considered to run from 1908–12, characterised by a fragmentary ...

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Narrative

Narrative art is art that tells a story

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Metal

Metal is a solid, hard, opaque material that has been used by sculptors since ancient times

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'The Reaper': Miró's Civil War protest

In 1937 Miró created a 5.5 metre high anti-war mural called The Reaper for the 1937 Paris World Fair ...

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Return to order

A European art movement that came about following the First World War and characterized by a return to more traditional ...

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Mixed media

Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials

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Assemblage

Assemblage is art that is made by assembling disparate elements – often everyday objects – scavenged by the artist or ...

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Primitivism

The term Primitivism is used to describe the fascination of early modern European artists with what was then called primitive ...

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Peace and the politics of freedom Picasso and Politics

He was a member of the Communist Party and a tireless political activist and campaigner for peace in the post-war ...

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Iconography

The iconography of an artwork is the imagery within it

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Jackson Pollock: 5 Things

A new exhibition at Tate Liverpool looks afresh at the pioneering and iconic American artist Jackson Pollock. Scrutinising some of ...

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Artist at the heart of a cultural vortex Marc Chagall at Tate Liverpool

Marc Chagall painted the enigmatic Hommage à Apollinaire while immersed in the Parisian avant-garde, but it integrated his passion for ...