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A travelling art collection

Art online knows no borders, no boundaries or limits. The presence of our digital collection is not only confined to ...

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William Hogarth 1697–1764 2: Collection and Display: National beginnings

This curatorial essay by Tim Batchelor explores how British art as displayed at the Tate began with Hogarth. Written to ...
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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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Turner Quiz answers

Answers to the Turner Quiz
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Art Maps: Mapping an art collection

The idea of mapping the Tate collection has been around for a few years. Its origins lie in our interest ...

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Why Turner turned square

Tate Britain's new JMW Turner exhibition includes his controversial square paintings (some of which are round). Curator David Blayney ...

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Nicholas Serota on JMW Turner

Tate Director Nicholas Serota considers his special relationship with the great painter

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A musical reaction to the Turner Prize 2014

What happens when you introduce a poet, singer-songwriter, rapper and electronic producer to the Turner Prize 2014?

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J.M.W. Turner, the Original Artist-Curator

Explore another side of Turner: the curator who designed his own gallery to display and promote his paintings

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In Focus Interview with Sarah Turner Researching Henri Gaudier-Brzeska's 'Wrestlers'

Tate is publishing a series of In Focus projects about artworks in the collection. The latest project looks at the ...

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Turner Prize 2008 Reading Room Report

How did the public respond to the Reading Room in the 2008 Turner Prize exhibition? This report suggests ways in ...

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Work of the week: Rough Sea by J.M.W. Turner

Stay indoors, folks. With dangerously high waves and yet more flood warnings in place across the UK, it’s a ...

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‘Suffer a Sea-Change’: Turner, Painting, Drowning

This paper reflects upon the implications of J.M.W. Turner’s close and varied attention to the depiction of ...

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Dating J.M.W. Turner: Another Visit to the Netherlands

New research on the 'Rotterdam and Rhine' sketchbook reveals that the artist J.M.W. Turner made a visit to ...
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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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Work of the Week: Sunset: Study for 'Flint Castle, on the Welsh Coast' by JMW Turner

The Clore Gallery at Tate Britain re-opens with new displays of painting and watercolours by Turner and Constable. To coincide ...

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The Fall of Anarchy: Politics and Anatomy in an Enigmatic Painting by J.M.W. Turner

The subject of Turner’s mysterious unfinished painting, known today as Death on a Pale Horse, is a problem that ...

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How to spin the colour wheel, by Turner, Malevich and more

We take a quick skip through colour theory, and how some of modern art's giants have put it into ...