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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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    Gabriela Burkhalter

    Outdoor play should be fun, right? We have all enjoyed clambouring over a climbing frame. The urban playgrounds that we now take for granted...

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    Tony Guillan

    Researcher Tony Guillan discusses the subtle precision of the influential American post-war photographer Harry Callahan, as a display of his...

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    Louise Cohen

    As a mischievous new display opens at Tate Britain, we meet the curator to track down the elusive nymph in nymphomania 

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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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    Anat Pick

    Anat Pick, writer and co-curator of the Tate Modern film series Under the Sun: The Films of Rose Lowder, reflects on the connections between...

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    Shoair Mavlian

    Despite being regarded as one of the most influential figures in post-war photography, Harry Callahan's work is little known in the UK. The recent...

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    Philip Hoare

    Filmed in the waters where Herman Melville conceived Moby-Dick, Leviathan - screening at Tate Modern this week - captures the 'clash...

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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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    Alain de Botton

    We often have high expectations when we visit a museum of having great experiences with the art we see, but are we approaching it in the wrong way?...

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    Simon Grant, Nancy Holt

    Robert Smithson, best known for his Land Art piece Spiral Jetty, and Nancy Holt, best known for her work Sun Tunnels, were both fascinated by man’s...

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    Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith

    One of the Japanese artist’s earliest memories was of the seed-harvesting field in the plant nursery owned by her family, and since then organic...

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    Rachel Flynn

    An artist who has long been associated with his neo-Romantic painterly eulogies to the English and Welsh landscape, Graham Sutherland was also...

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    James Midgley

    Butterfly Antennae after Alexander Calder's Antennae with Red and Blue Dots Tonight there is too much interference to think.In a town's scattered...

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    Jennifer Wong

    A poem inspired by John Sargent's work Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose.

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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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    Simon Grant

    La Carte D'Après Nature, curated by Thomas Demand, New National Museum of Monaco, Villa Paloma, Monaco until 22 February 2011.

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    Klaus Kertess, Jerry Brotton, Vidya Gastaldon, David Attenborough, Jennifer Higgie, Silke Otto-Knapp, Matsui Fuyuko, Deanna Petherbridge, David Musgrave

    Tate Britain is staging a grand survey of watercolour painting in Great Britain, from the early thirteenth century through to the first decade of...

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    Marco Barrera Bassols

    In 2006 Gabriel Orozco installed an 11.7 metre grey whale skeleton in Mexico City’s José Vasconcelos Library. But how did it get there? The story...

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    Daniel Sinsel, Jonathan Allen, Simon Wallis, Fred Grose

    Contemporary reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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