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  1. Article
    Jean-François Chevrier

    Stories of hallucinations in art and literature date back to the Bible, but the idea of the artistic hallucination is more recent. As the author of...

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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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    Brian Dillon

    Susan Hiller: In her mixed-media installations and video works, Susan Hiller's art journeys through the intangible landscapes of imagination,...

  4. Article
    Nicholas Tromans

    The Victorian artist is best known for two things: murdering his father, and painting The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke while incarcerated in...

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    Christopher Turner

    Ever since Leonardo da Vinci urged artists to search for inspiration in the dirt on walls or the streaked patterns in stones, they have found that...

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    Christopher Turner

    In his book The Elements of Drawing (1857), John Ruskin encouraged artists to try to recover what he called the “innocence of the eye”, to...

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    Peter Campus, Douglas Gordon, David A. Ross

    Peter Campus was one of the first artists to explore the formal possibilities of film and video technology. Douglas Gordon, who admires Campus's...

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    Sophie Howarth

    From the 1960s there has been a series of radical organisations aiming to revolutionise educational practice, including Joseph Beuys's Free...

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    Cildo Meireles, Frederico Morais

    The Brazilian artist is regarded as one of the leading figures in the development of conceptual art. In works that mix the sensorial with the...

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    Herbert Lachmayer, Alfred Weidinger

    To coincide with Tate Liverpool’s exhibition Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900, we bring together a cultural historian...

  11. Article
    Brian Dillon

    ‘Erasure is merely a matter of making things disappear: there is always some detritus strewn about in the aftermath…some reminder of the violence...

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    James Hall

    English visual art contains a wealth of bondage imagery, particularly from Aubrey Beardsley, the master of the whiplash line. James Hall, explores...

  13. Article
    Patrick McGrath, Louise Welsh

    The gothic has remained one of the most universal genres, which has attracted writers, filmmakers, musicians and artists across the centuries

  14. Article
    Christopher Turner

    Christopher Turner explores how the study of colour by artists, writers and scientists has influenced our sense of the world.

  15. Article
    Brian Dillon

    From the suffragette who took a cleaver to Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus in the National Gallery in 1914 to the outraged citizen of Milan who fell from...

  16. Article
    Mike Kelley, Jeffrey Sconce

    Following Mike Kelley’s exhibition The Uncanny at Tate Liverpool, the artist and Jeffrey Sconce talk about Freud, the power of hidden memory and...

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    Hans Ulrich Obrist

    Just before his death last year at the age of 91, the artist, architect and progressive thinker Roberto Matta gave Tate's contributing editor Hans...

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    Liz Jobey

    The ringing of tills has stimulated artists as much as it has mesmerised shoppers over the past century. Tate Liverpool's huge new exhibition looks...