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  1. Article
    Luc Tuymans

    Since he was a teenager, the Belgian artist has admired the portraits of Scottish painter Henry Raeburn (1756–1823)

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    Toby Treves

    In 1959 Peter Lanyon (1918–1964) learned to fly a glider, an activity that transformed his understanding of the air and the land, and inspired him...

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    John Stezaker

    In our continuing series in which we invite an artist to focus on a work in the Tate collection, John Stezaker reveals his debt to the self-taught...

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    Matthew Green

    The author of a forthcoming alternative history of London finds echoes of writers past in a post-futurist landscape inspired by the 1920s Manhattan...

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    For his recent verse drama Pink Mist, Owen Sheers interviewed dozens of wounded soldiers who had returned from conflict, and learned of the...

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    Giles Heron

    An appreciation of the little-known 'supreme gifts' of the painter Patrick Heron by his younger brother

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    The acclaimed poet Christopher Reid reflects on The Garden Enclosed 1924, currently on display at Tate Britain, which may have been influenced by...

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    Peter Gordon

    The celebrated New Zealand chef Peter Gordon creates a novel recipe inspired  – unexpectedly – by John Martin's apocalyptic painting The...

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    Michael Raedecker

    How incredulity and irritation turned to fascination when an artist encountered Christopher Williams’s image of a cutaway section of a camera lens

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    Jean-Christophe Ammann

    'A call reached me from somewhere across the fields (a call that disappeared almost imperceptibly, like a shooting star, so that in the end it...

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    Phyllida Barlow

    'I cannot work it out. I cannot resolve it. It is always different.' An abstract sculpture of interlocking forged iron bars by Eduardo Chillida...

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    Richard Mabey

    The celebrated nature writer takes a personal tour of those lesser known pictorial heroes that feature in many works within the Tate collection –...

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    Ed Ruscha

    The acclaimed Amercian artist reveals a long-held fascination with Ophelia by John Everett Millais (1829–1896), one of Tate's most admired...