Research Publications

These large-scale publications represent ambitious, in-depth research into key areas of interest, aiming to throw new light onto questions of broad significance. Resulting from major research projects, they bring together the work of many specialists in multi-disciplinary research that explores new territory.

Performance at Tate: Into the Space of Art

Find out about the history of performance art at Tate from the 1960s to 2016

J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Read about one of Britain’s great Romantic artists

The Art of the Sublime

Explore the history of the sublime and what it means today

Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity

Discover how Henry Moore made his sculptures and explore his public status

The Camden Town Group in Context

Explore the world of the Camden Town Group of artists in Edwardian Britain

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