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Lionel Barber

Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Dexter Dalwood

British artist, Turner prize nominee and Professor of Fine Art

Art Now

Art Now is a series of exhibitions at Tate Britain focusing on new work by emerging artists.

Tate Collective FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Tate Collective, Tate's free membership scheme for young people aged 16-25.

Tate Research Centre: Creative Communities

Building upon the legacy of the St Ives artist colony in Cornwall, the Centre at Tate St Ives aims to ...

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Abstract expressionism

Abstract expressionism is the term applied to new forms of abstract art developed by American painters such as Jackson Pollock ...

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Abject art

Abject art is used to describe artworks which explore themes that transgress and threaten our sense of cleanliness and propriety ...

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A caricature is a painting, or more usually drawing, of a person or thing in which the features and form ...

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Beaux Arts Quartet

The Beaux Arts Quartet was name given to a group of four young realist painters whose work was exhibited at ...

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Art brut

Art brut is a French term that translates as 'raw art', invented by the French artist Jean Dubuffet to describe ...

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Animation is the rapid display of sequences of static imagery in such a way as to create the illusion of ...

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Allegory in art is when the subject of the artwork, or the various elements that form the composition, is used ...

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Acrylic paint

Acrylic paint is water-based fast-drying paint widely used by artists since the 1960s. It can be used thickly or thinly ...

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Brutalism is an architectural style of the 1950s and 1960s characterised by simple, block-like forms and raw concrete construction

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Community art

Community art is artistic activity that is based in a community setting, characterised by interaction or dialogue with the community ...

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Cubism was a revolutionary new approach to representing reality invented in around 1907–08 by artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque ...

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Documentary art

Documentary art is a term associated with the artists who documented the harsh realities of British life during the Depression ...

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Cercle et Carré (Circle and Square)

Cercle et Carré was an artist group formed in Paris in 1929 which strongly supported new developments in abstract art ...

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Arte nucleare

Arte nucleare was an artist group founded in Milan in 1951 whose aim was to make art in response to ...