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‘I’d like to have stepped on Goya’s toes, shouted in his ears and punched him in the face’

Jake and Dinos Chapman obsessively return to Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes’ gore-filled The Disasters of War series. Jake ...

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Reasoned Exhibitions: Blake in 1809 and Reynolds in 1813

This paper considers Blake’s 1809 exhibition in the light of the nascent practice of retrospective exhibitions and compares it ...

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Thomas Guest and Paul Nash in Wiltshire: Two Episodes in the Artistic Approach to British Antiquity

The artistic representation of British antiquity brings in its wake a problem of methodology: how are the working assumptions of ...


British Art Network

The British Art Network is a Subject Specialist Network bringing together professionals working on British art including curators, researchers and ...

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An Alternative National Gallery: Blake’s 1809 Exhibition and the Attack on Evangelical Culture

This essay suggests that Blake’s 1809 exhibition was haunted by the memory of the Irish painter James Barry (1741 ...

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Paintings on Canvas: Lining and Alternatives

This paper catalogues major changes in attitude during the last thirty years to conservation practice for the treatment of degraded ...

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I've never painted an abstract picture in my life

He grew up in a home full of Omega Workshop objects, before being evacuated to New York during the Second ...

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The art of noise

Almost 100 years ago, shortly before the outbreak of the First World War, the Italian Futurist Luigi Russolo proposed the ...

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Actions speak louder

The Underground chambers of the old power station at Bankside, where oil once lurked with electric potential, will soon open ...


The Girl Chewing Gum 1976 by John Smith Dalston, Then and Now

This In Focus project explores the production context of The Girl Chewing Gum and charts its intersections with debates concerning ...
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The deliberate accident in art

Ever since Leonardo da Vinci urged artists to search for inspiration in the dirt on walls or the streaked patterns ...

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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.

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Lingering at the threshold between word and image

Coinciding with Cy Twombly’s 80th birthday, Tate Modern is staging the first retrospective of the American artist’s work ...

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Neuro ways of seeing

In his new book Neuroarthistory: From Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki, John Onians argues that advances in the ...

Glossary of art terms Painting

Painting is the practice of applying paint or other media to a surface, usually with a brush


The Craze for Pastel Essay

Ruth Kenny's essay on The Craze for Pastel in conjunction with a 2014 BP Spotlight display at Tate Britain ...

Mousehold Heath, Norwich c.1818–20 by John Crome Critical Contexts

Tate In Focus research project exploring Mousehold Heath, Norwich c.1818–20 by John Crome
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George Elgar Hicks’s Woman’s Mission and the Apotheosis of the Domestic

Tracing the evolution of the domestic in English cultural discourse over the first half of the nineteenth century, this paper ...

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Some Notes on Words and Things in Cy Twombly’s Sculptural Practice

This paper presents an extended close reading of Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Funerary Box for a Lime Green Python), 1954 ...

Schwitters in Britain Essay: Sarah Wilson, Kurt Schwitters in England

Essay on Kurt Schwitters's life in England over the period of 1940–8