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

Red star over Russia book cover

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. 

Looking for a behind the scenes visit to see Tate’s hidden treasures? Join one of our Library and Archive Show and Tell events; a diverse programme, which offers a unique insight into the collections through the minds of those working closest to them.

The events are curated and organised by Library and Archive staff and researchers, located in the Reading Rooms at Tate Britain on the first Friday of every month.

If you have any further questions about our Show and Tell Programme then don’t hesitate to contact us.

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