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


The term site-specific refers to a work of art designed specifically for a particular location and that has an interrelationship ...

Tate Paper

‘Are We as a Society Going to Carry on Treating People This Way?’ Michael Landy’s Scrapheap Services

During the 1990s Michael Landy made four major installations, including Scrapheap Services, 1995. Although motivated by personal concerns, these installations ...

Student Resource

News and Events Exam Help

Look at artists responses to news, from headline-grabbing events and social or political issues, to stories of the extraordinary everyday

Teaching Resource

Vija Celmins: Learning Resource

This resource is designed to aid teachers and students using the ARTIST ROOMS Vija Celmins collection.


Surface and Style: Family Jules and 1970s Aesthetics

Tate Research In Focus study on Family Jules: NNN (No Naked Niggahs) 1974 by Barkley L. Hendricks

Religion and Politics

Tate Research In Focus project on John Constable's Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831

Richard Deacon: Not Yet Beautiful

In February 2014, Tate Britain presents a major retrospective of the work of Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon. Associated interview ...

Object Dialogue Boxes

This paper will present an emerging artistic practice that employs the unexpected and unfamiliar as minor provocations to stimulate enquiry-based ...


Dance, Theatre and Performance

Tate Research In Focus project on The Deluge 1920 by Winifred Knights
Tate Paper

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 ...


Five ways to look at Malevich’s Black Square

So, what is the big deal about Malevich’s Black Square? You may have heard about it having ‘mystical ways ...

Tate Etc

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

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



Sarah Victoria Turner explores the circumstances of the making of the relief and the posthumous cast of Wrestlers by Henri ...
Tate Paper

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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The deliberate accident in art: Blots

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

Look Closer

All about cubism

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

Tate Paper

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 ...

Tate Etc

I've never painted an abstract picture in my life: Howard Hodgkin in conversation

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 ...