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Expressionism

Expressionism refers to art in which the image of reality is distorted in order to make it expressive of the ...

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Lost Art: Theft of Five Paintings

The Gallery of Lost Art is an immersive, online exhibition that tells the fascinating stories of artworks that have disappeared ...

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Négritude

Négritude was an anti-colonial cultural and political movement founded by a group of African and Caribbean students in Paris in ...

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Like what you see? A brief history of the art of appropriation

Art's clever incorporation into advertising is an age old trick, (and vice versa thanks to Pop art), but what ...

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When Malevich saw Matisse

You can see two giants of early 20th century art at Tate Modern this autumn. What impact did seeing Matisse ...

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Portrait

A portrait is a representation of a particular person. A self-portrait is a portrait of the artist by the artist

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Through the eyes of a child Art Toys

Christopher Turner on Art Toys, Tate Etc issue 19, Summer 2010
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On the roll of a dice Joan Miró II

When Miró was a penniless painter in Paris in the 1920s, he became friends with the writer Ernest Hemingway, who ...

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Found object

A found object is a natural or man-made object, or fragment of an object, that is found (or sometimes bought ...

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Sculpture

Three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modelling, casting, constructing

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Tate Debate: When is appropriation homage and when is it plagiarism?

The appropriation of images in art has a long history. From the Cubist collages of Picasso and Georges Braque, or ...

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Medium

Medium can refer to both to the type of art (e.g. painting, sculpture, printmaking), as well as the materials ...

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Vorticism

The vorticists were a British avant-garde group formed in London in 1914 with the aim of creating art that expressed ...

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Duncan Grant: Bathing Work of the Week, 12 April 2010

Since the sun is out, this week we've chosen Bathing by Duncan Grant as the second in our Work ...

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Appropriation

Appropriation in art and art history refers to the practice of artists using pre-existing objects or images in their art ...

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School of Paris

In the early years of the twentieth century, Paris became a magnet for artists from all over the world and ...

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Lost Art: Wyndham Lewis

The Gallery of Lost Art is an immersive, online exhibition that tells the fascinating stories of artworks that have disappeared ...

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Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms Who is Francis Bacon?

Who is Francis Bacon? Learn more about the life and art of one of the twentieth century's greatest painters.
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Pop Pills

Curators Elsa Coustou and Flavia Frigeri share their bite-sized highlights from Pop Art movement