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    Catherine Wood

    The practice of choreographed movement has never been merely about decorative spectacle, but as artists and performers have shown throughout the...

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    David Campany

    The pioneering nineteenth-century Anglo-American photographer is best known for his images of animal and human subjects in motion, but was also a...

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    Michael Wilson

    About 25 years ago, I bought a group of works by Eadweard Muybridge, and I have been collecting bits and pieces by him ever since. I find that his...

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    William R. Shea

    An instrument can change the world and compel us to rethink our place in the universe. The telescope did just this, but only when it was used by...

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    Simon Morley

    In the early eighteenth century Joseph Addison described the notion of the sublime as something that ‘fills the mind with an agreeable kind of...

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    Carol Yinghua Lu

    The Chinese artist has become one of the most important cultural commentators of his generation. On the eve of the opening of his installation in...

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    Nancy Ireson

    Before his self-imposed exhile in Tahiti, the pioneer of modernism spent his formative years in Brittany, northern France. Here, he made his first...

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    Mario Vargas Llosa

    During the research for his novel The Way to Paradise, which interweaves the life of Gauguin with that of his half-Peruvian grandmother Flora...

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    Lisa Liebmann, Brooks Adams

    To coincide with the Paul Gauguin exhibition, Lisa Liebmann and her husband pen a very personal interpretation of what the notion of paradise has...

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    Toby Treves

    He was the only native-born Cornishman of the post-war St Ives group of artists, and his work reflected the local landscape with a painterly...

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    Owen Hatherley

    Recent urban regeneration projects, both in the UK and abroad, have often combined the building of shopping centres and apartments with cultural...

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    Simon Grant

    The Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872–1944) is regarded as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. His characteristic canvases...

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    Rob Young, Alice Channer, Leyla Tahir, Rabih Mroué

    Individual reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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    Joe Dunthorne

    On his first visit to the Tate archive, the London-based writer Joe Dunthorne finds a Christmas card from Grayson Perry that reflects the artist’s...

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    Sarah Auld

    In the first of a new series, Tate Etc. explores the life and times of a work in the Tate collection: Roland Penrose's lively Surrealist sculpture...

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    Bice Curiger

    To coincide with Tate Britain's exhibition of the artist's drawings, as well as the objects from her personal collection that she has acquired over...

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    Cedar Lewisohn, Brian Griffiths, Paul Gravett, Simon Thorp

    Rude Britannia: British Comic Art:, Tate Britain’s forthcoming exhibition exploring the riotous history of humour in British visual culture over...

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    Mark Godfrey, T.J. Demos, Eyal Weizman, Ayesha Hameed

    Mark GodfreySeveral recent artworks have explored the subject of migration and border zones, especially in the region of North Africa and Europe....

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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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    Neil Cox

    He was a member of the Communist Party and a tireless political activist and campaigner for peace in the post-war period, but how did Pablo Picasso...

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