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The emblem of earthly vanities Shadows

In folk tales, Gothic novels and film noir, shadows are premonitions, harbingers of threat and death. Western painting and its ...

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Answers to our 2014 art & artist quiz

Thanks to everyone who gave our 2014 round-up quiz a go last week. Find out how you did with the ...

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A visionary oddity Edward Burne-Jones

The huge painting The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon is going on display at Tate Britain for the first ...

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Secession

Eleanora Louis looks at the history of the Vienna Secession.

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Avant-garde apostle Theo van Doesburg

A painter, poet, art critic, typographer, designer and publisher who played a key role in the international exchange of ideas ...

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A guide to International Exchanges at Tate St Ives

Sam Thorne, Artistic Director of Tate St Ives, asks co-curators Sara Matson and Rachel Smith of International Exchanges - an exhibition ...

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My teacher, Richard Hamilton

While new generations discover Richard Hamilton at Tate Modern, one of his former Newcastle University students reflects on how his ...

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Answers to our collection colour palette quiz!

So, how did you get on? Tally up your points according to the answers below and find out just how ...

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Archives & Access project: the Archive Gallery – from digital to life and back again Transforming Tate Britain

A blog post on the Archive Gallery at Tate Britain as part of the Archives & Access project
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A Study in denim Peter Blake

Upon its prize-winning appearance at the 1961 John Moores’ Exhibition in Liverpool, Peter Blake’s Self-Portrait with Badges 1961 rapidly ...

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You can hear the welding. And you can hear the blows of the hammer David Smith

Richard Wentworth saw David Smith’s Wagon II in Smith’s outdoor studio in New York in the 1970s. Here ...

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Infinity on a single canvas? Yayoi Kusama at Tate Modern

One of Japan’s most prolific artists, Yayoi Kusama is probably best known for her spot-covered rooms and objects. On ...

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Dancers on a Plane 1980–1 by Jasper Johns Hatchings: Technique as Motif

Tate Research In Focus project on Dancers on a Plane 1980–1 by Jasper Johns
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The revelation of erasure

‘Erasure is merely a matter of making things disappear: there is always some detritus strewn about in the aftermath…some ...

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A brief history of abstract art with Turner, Mondrian and more

Takes a quick tour through the history of abstract art and take in some unexpected pioneers along the way

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Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World Who is Barbara Hepworth?

A look at the life, works and legacy of British sculptor Barbara Hepworth
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Who is Wifredo Lam?

To coincide with The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern, we explore the artist and his life

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Know your art? Take the colour quiz

Can you recognise an artwork by its colours? We invite you to take our Tate collection colour palette quiz!

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Scratching the surface Ben Nicholson

‘The wall between Ben’s and Terry Frost's studio was so thin we could hear sounds through it. We ...

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The early adventures Gabriel Orozco I

Since it was shown at the Venice Biennale in 1993, Gabriel Orozco’s Empty Shoe Box has become one of ...