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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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Assemblage

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

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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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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 ...

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Tate Debate: What is the importance of youth in art?

Tate blog on: What is the importance of youth in art? Do we have a romanticised view of artists when ...
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Figurative art

Figurative art describes any form of modern art that retains strong references to the real world and particularly to the ...

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Frank Auerbach - through the eyes of Lucian Freud

With a display of Frank Auerbach works collected by his great friend Lucian Freud currently at Tate Britain, we kick ...

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An A–Z of Paul Klee: P is for Paul Klee

As our blog series on the many facets of Paul Klee continues, curator Matthew Gale takes a pause to celebrate ...

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All about cubism

Discover the radical 20th century art movement. This resource introduces cubist artists, ideas and techniques and provides discussion and activities.