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    David Rimanelli

    ‘To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. The word nude, on...

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    Max Andrews

    Last year Tate bought Roman Ondák's Good Feelings in Good Times, which consists of a queue that can be staged at any time, and has already been ...

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    Barry Humphries

    The British-born fin-de-siècle bohemian Charles Conder arrived in Paris in 1890, where he soon discovered a fondness for Absinthe. The Green...

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    Daniel Baumann

    Associated with the culture of refined abandon is the idea that art and alcohol are related, ending in tragically romantic self-destruction. Martin...

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    Simon Grant

    In 1855 Roger Fenton took a photograph that became an iconic image of the Crimean War. The story of its making has itself become part of the medium...

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    Mark Webber

    Morgan Fisher mixes cinematic history, autobiography and art historical references in his exploration of filmmaking. Mark Webber investigates how...

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    Dexter Dalwood, Nancy Ireson

    Dexter Dalwood and Nancy Ireson explore the enduring influence and legacy of the self-taught French artist Henri Rousseau

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    A.C. Grayling

    Since her ironic Two Fried Eggs and a Kebab (1992), which delighted and enraged gallery goers in equal measure, Sarah Lucas has explored sexual...

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    Paul Moorhouse

    At an 80th birthday celebration of the work of British artist John Latham, Paul Moorhouse looks into his central books motif.

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    Brian Dillon

    Tacita Dean explores the elastic nature of time and space, and is intrigued by futuristic-looking abandoned buildings that have been ‘left to...

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    Richard MacCormac

    Richard MacCormac reflects on the relationship between sculpture and architecture in the light of a visit to Anthony Caro's retrospective at Tate...

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    In his first visit to the Tate archive, Lawrence Norfolk searches out some footwear-related items.

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    Kathleen Jamie

    Kathleen Jamie writes a poem exclusively for Tate Etc. inspired by Rousseau's painting The Merry Jesters 1906

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    Nicholas Blincoe

    The body matters, more than at any other time in history. As Abi Titmuss appears in a Sapphic embrace on the cover of FHM magazine, Morgan Spurlock...

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    Richard Hamblyn

    Richard Hamblyn looks at the use of sky to load meaning in painting since the Renaissance, including the work of John Constable, Alexander Cozens,...

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    Hans Ulrich Obrist

    Cedric Price said in 2003, ‘A twenty-first century museum will utilise calculated uncertainty and conscious incompleteness to produce a catalyst...

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    Sista Pratesi, Tomma Abts, Gerald Davies, Marcel Dzama

    Sista Pratesi, Tomma Abts, Gerald Davies and Marcel Dzama reflect on a work in the Tate collection

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    Jad Adams

    The Green Goddess haunted a nation and fuelled its art, including that of Degas, Sickert and Toulouse-Lautrec.

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    Christy Lange

    The late 1960s saw a radical rethinking of the art object, with the emphasis shifting away from the static artwork to one that engaged more...

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    Anna Dezeuze

    The late 1960s saw a radical rethinking of the art object through ‘Open Systems.’ Anna Dezeuze explores aspects of this period.

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