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  1. Article
    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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    John Banville

    John Banville writes a personal appreciation of Rothko after a visit to Tate Modern's Rothko Room.

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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...

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    Raymond Baxter

    Carl Andre's uncle reveals how a trip to the English countryside to visit his relatives in the 1950s inspired Carl Andre's lifelong interest in man...

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    Kathy Halbreich, Max Hollein, Karsten Schubert

    As Tate Modern completes its first comprehensive rehang, we bring together three art professionals with an insider's view of the museum world.

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    Ali Smith

    Two drawings by the underrated artist Leonora Carrington, purchased by Tate, go on display at Tate Modern for the first time.

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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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    Steven Sherrill

    Steven Sherrill pens a fictional account of a studio visit to the English painter John Constable

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    Lavinia Greenlaw

    Poet Lavinia Greenlaw pens a poem on Constable inspired by a visit to the ruins of Hadleigh Castle, Kent.

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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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    Pipilotti Rist

    Pipilotti Rist encounters the work of Barbara Kruger

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    More than 60 years before the current presence of British troops in Iraq, the artist James Boswell (1906–1971) was posted to the country during the...

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    Lawrence Norfolk

    In his third visit to the Tate archive, Lawrence Norfolk explores a movement that used post as its medium.

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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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    Vincent Pécoil

    When David Brewster invented the kaleidoscope in 1816 he created geometric imagery with light. The geometric art that followed played on the idea...

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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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    Aleksandra Mir

    Artist Aleksandra Mir reflects on her experience of working with Pierre Huyghe