Booking Closed Tate Britain Talk and Lecture

Meet Tate Britain with Alys Fowler The wild flowers and wayside weeds of Tate

15 September 2014 at 18.30–20.00

Alys Fowler is a gardener and author of the weekly 'Ask Alys' column for the Guardian Weekend magazine.

Join Alys for this horticulturally themed tour looking at hidden or incidental flowers and weeds in Tate Britain's collection displays. By exploring their meaning and historical context, this tour encourages us to reimagine the paintings and their meanings. Are the flora symbolic or designed to show off the artists' talents? What do they tell us about the status of imported or native plants, new social trends and other forms of meaning?

Venue

Tate Britain
Millbank
London
SW1P 4RG
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Date & Time

15 September 2014 at 18.30–20.00