Tate Britain Talk

Library and Archive show and tell programme

Annotated typescript from David Sylvester’s work on Alberto Giacometti

TGA 200816/5/4

© Tate Archive

Explore an in-depth display, using original material from Tate’s Library, Archive and Public Records’ collections

Archive boxes in a corridor

Photographs of Hyman Kreitman Reading Rooms at Tate Britain, and of Tate Archive

Image credit: Photography © Tate 2016

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Join the Red Cavalry! A recruitment poster published in Ukrainian from Kiev 1920. Artist unknown, David King Collection, Tate.  

censored bits of text with black marker

Postcard to Barbara Reise from Lee Lozano, 2 November 1971. From the archive of Barbara Reise, TGA 786/5/4/26, Tate Archive: Groups and Subjects: Women’s Art. Photograph © Tate 2016. 

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