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  • Thomas Gainsborough, 'Giovanna Baccelli' exhibited 1782

    Thomas Gainsborough
    Giovanna Baccelli exhibited 1782
    Oil on canvas
    support: 2267 x 1486 mm frame: 2810 x 1830 x 155 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1975

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  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Self-Portrait' circa 1799

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Self-Portrait circa 1799
    Oil on canvas
    support: 743 x 584 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

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  • Chris Ofili, 'No Woman, No Cry' 1998

    Chris Ofili
    No Woman, No Cry 1998
    Acrylic, oil, polyester resin, paper collage, glitter, map pins and elephant dung on canvas
    support: 2438 x 1828 x 51 mm
    Purchased 1999 Courtesy Chris Ofili - Afroco and Victoria Miro Gallery

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  • John Constable, 'Stoke-by-Nayland' circa 1810-11

    John Constable
    Stoke-by-Nayland circa 1810-11
    Oil on canvas
    support: 181 x 264 mm frame: 356 x 434 x 65 mm
    Bequeathed by Henry Vaughan 1900

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Tate staff and volunteers share their personal response to favourite works of art. The talk meets in front of the artwork.

Tate is proud to support Black History Month this year by organising a series of ten minute talks that celebrate and explore diversity through art.  These talks are sponsored by Tate’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff network (BAME)

Friday 17 October at 13.00
Mona Hatoum’s Present Tense 1996

Friday 24 October at 13.30
Frank Bowling’s Mirror 1966

Friday 31 October at 13.00
Agostino Brunias’ Dancing Scene in the West Indies c1764-96

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