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Five angels

Artist Bill Viola explains the uncanny origins of his major work, Five Angels for the Millennium, now at Tate Modern.

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A landscape of mortality: Paul Nash

Paul Nash was preoccupied with his own mortality from childhood. But being posted as official artist to both world wars ...

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Bridget Riley: At work in east and west London

The distinguished abstract artist invited the photographer Eamonn McCabe to record her preparations for her major retrospective at Tate Britain

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Time regained (sort of): A century of artists' film in Great Britain

Filmmaker, writer and influential teacher Peter Gidal gives a personal overview of A Century of Artists’ Film in Britain, showing ...

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Studio: Cindy Sherman

Exclusively for Tate, artist Cindy Sherman has photographed her own studio. Betsy Berne – painter, novelist and fellow pugilist – goes 15 ...

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Tate plays Cupid

Out of favour during the Cromwell years, the Cavalier playwright Sir William Killigrew was forced to live apart from his ...

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The hole of life

Jeanette Winterson is spellbound by the radical achievement of Barbara Hepworth whose centenary year is celebrated by exhibitions at Tate ...

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Casual beauty

Jeremy Millar surveys the photoscape of this Turner Prize-winning artist

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Cruel and tender

What is the place of documentary photography in art? This is the central question raised by Tate's first major ...

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Enlightening field: Andrea Zittel in the Mojave Desert

Artist Andrea Zittel is best -known for making sculptural 'living units' in New York and Europe. For the latest installment ...

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Snakes & ladders: The Cobra group, sons of the surrealists

Carter Ratcliff examines the legacy of COBRA, one of the 20th century's most important, though shortlived, artistic movements, whose ...

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The touch of Frost: Terry Frost and others at Tate St. Ives

No living painter is more central to the St. Ives aesthetic than Terry Frost, who first worked in the Cornish ...

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Resistor: Surrealist Roberto Matta interviewed before his death

Just before his death last year at the age of 91, the artist, architect and progressive thinker Roberto Matta gave ...

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Days like these: British art survey

With its sharp focus on contemporary life, recent history, and the very material of things, Tate Britain's triennial survey ...

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Pop daddy: The great Richard Hamilton on his early exhibitions

Often called the intellectual father of Pop Art, Richard Hamilton is as active now as when he organized some of ...

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A reputation restored: The rediscovery of sculptor Ronald Moody

Self-taught wood-carver Ronald Moody, a former dentist born in Jamaica, is revealed as one of Britain's most remarkable Modernist ...

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Man Ray laid bare

It's 1929 and avant-garde magazine Varits has a cash crisis. To the rescue, Man Ray and his muse, Kiki ...

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Artist project: Hello weed

Michael Landy's meticulous etchings of urban foliage seem a dramatic departure for an artist best known for installations on ...

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Consuming passions

The ringing of tills has stimulated artists as much as it has mesmerised shoppers over the past century. Tate Liverpool ...

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Max

As a preview of Tate Modern's Beckmann retrospective, Golub gives us a personal account of his early encounters with ...