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  1. Article
    Ryan Gander

    Ryan Gander praises Peter Fischli and David Weiss's ten-point manifesto How to work better

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    Patrick Frey

    The diverse body of work created by the Fischli/Weiss collaboration ranges from polyurethane trompe l’oeil buckets to films of home-made rocket...

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    Michel Onfray, Jenny Uglow, Chuck Close, George Carey, Derek Wilson

    To coincide with Holbein in England at Tate Britain, five contributors respond to the work of the artist. Michel Onfray, Jenny Uglow, Chuck Close,...

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    Deborah Jowitt

    The American artist David Smith was best known for his large muscular sculptures –  the product of heavy welding and much sweat....

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    John Burnside

    In his first visit to the Tate archive, John Burnside communes with the paintbox of Paul Nash

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    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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    Vincent Katz

    Robert Rauschenberg was fascinated by Willem de Kooning, and in 1953 asked the artist if he could erase one of his drawings as an act of art. The...

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    Adrian Glew

    Wassily Kandinsky's ground-breaking theoretical publication Concerning the Spiritual in Art (1912), with its emphasis on colours as "vibrations of...

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    Nicolas Bourriaud

    The French art critic Nicholas Bourriaud examines the ways in which Pierre Huyghe enjoys upsetting traditional expectations of how art is perceived...

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    Jeremy Millar

    Marcel Duchamp spent a few weeks of 1913 in Herne Bay in north Kent. Jeremy Millar gives an insight into his fictional film about the visit.

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    Gabriel Ramin Schor

    Gabriel Ramin Schor surveys the dark passages of black’s meaning and how artists have used it in their work.

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    Kenneth Baker, Ben Luke

    He grew up in a home full of Omega Workshop objects, before being evacuated to New York during the Second World War where he was introduced to the...

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    Kathy Prendergast, Antony Penrose, Tal R, Ian Kiaer

    Contemporary reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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    Alison M. Gingeras, Gisela Capitain, Roberto Ohrt, John Baldessari, Jutta Koether, Urs Fischer, Piotr Uklanski

    Alison M. Gingeras It would seem that Martin Kippenberger (1953–1997) is finally getting his due. Eight years after his premature death, his legacy...

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    Carter Ratcliff

    Malcolm Morley was an early practitioner of superrealist painting. He then won the first Turner Prize in 1984 after having moved to a looser style...

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    Lynda Nead

    Lynda Nead looks at a number of pioneering short films at the turn of the twentieth century that took the artist’s studio as their subject, such as...