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    Robert Macfarlane

    Other traditions run through depictions of the British landscape, below and beyond romantic idealisations. Here, Robert Macfarlane traces a history...

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    Anthony Frost

    Terry Frost (1915–2003) is known for his exuberant and colourful paintings and works on paper, but for a short period he also produced some...

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    Nick Waplington

    He was known as Lee to his friends, but Alexander McQueen to the fashion world and the rest of us. His friend and photographer Nick Waplington...

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    Jonathan P Watts

    The work of JMW Turner has influenced a wide range of cinematographers, filmmakers and artists working with film over the decades, including Jack...

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    Sam Thorne, Artistic Director of Tate St Ives, asks co-curators Sara Matson and Rachel Smith of International Exchanges - an ...

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    Cora Gilroy-Ware

    In the summer of 1784, Joshua Reynolds exhibited A Nymph and Cupid (Fig.1) at the Royal Academy’s annual exhibition. This work stood out because,...

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    Helen Little

    Alan Davie’s activity as a painter is often described as resembling shamanistic artists of remote times engaged in conjuring up visions linked to...

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    Ruth Kenny

    Introduction In 1628, Edward Norgate, a musician and courtier to Charles I, included a short discussion of pastel painting towards the end of...

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    Brian Dillon

    The exhibition Ruin Lust at Tate Britain explores artists’ and subsequently photographers’ fascination with the ruin, via works from JMW Turner to...

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    JMW Turner's radical square paintings will be displayed together for the first time in Tate Britain's forthcoming major survey of the artist's...

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    James Attlee

    Ninety per cent of the world’s oceans remain unexplored, fuelling our fascination for and fear of the sea for centuries, even as we have discovered...

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    The lead singer of the band British Sea Power, Yan, reveals why he loves Lowry, the man and humanist - daily tragedies and all

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    Chris Stephens

    Spread over twenty rooms, Tate Britain director Penelope Curtis’s vision for the extensive rehang hinges around a chronological display from the...

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    Lucinda Hawksley

    In an essay originally published in issue 3 of Tate Etc. we take a look at John Everett Millais's Ophelia 1851–2

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    Patrick Baty

    Tate's online research project, The Camden Town Group in Context, brings together much new material on the artists in this short-lived but...

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    Jane Jelley

    It is the size of this picture that stops you in your tracks. That and the energy of the paint applied with giant brushstrokes, big bits of paint,...

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    Jennifer Mundy

    The Gallery of Lost Art is an immersive, online exhibition that tells the fascinating stories of artworks that have disappeared. Each week, a new...

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    David Campany

    Between 1930 and 1980 photographers from across the globe came to capture the essence of London. To coincide with an exhibition at Tate Britain...

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    Jeremy Lewison, the curator of Tate Liverpool's new show, Turner Monet Twombly, explores the three artists' affinities to each other

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    Martin Clark

    The artistic director of Tate St Ives visited one of America’s most respected artists working today, in his New York studio, where Alex Katz talked...

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