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I think if we are to do beautiful pictures, we ought to be free from family conventions and ties: Gwen and Augustus John

From their relationship with a ‘revolting personage’ of a father, to strings of obsessive affairs, Virginia Ironside explores the unfulfilled ...

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Dealing joyously with gross material facts: The Camden Town Group

Modern Painters: Sickert's famous dictum heralded a move towards a gritty realism in British painting

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‘I’d like to have stepped on Goya’s toes, shouted in his ears and punched him in the face’: Jake and Dinos Chapman

Jake and Dinos Chapman obsessively return to Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes’ gore-filled The Disasters of War series. Jake ...

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The art of writing with people: Art and dance

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

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Exposing Creation: Portraits of Newman and His Paintings

In Focus project on Adam (1951, 1952) by Barnett Newman, authored by Michael Schreyach with contributions by Michael Leja and ...
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The master of erotic theatre: Gustav Klimt

To coincide with Tate Liverpool’s exhibition Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900, we bring together ...

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Political Pop: An Introduction

Curator Jessica Morgan explores the politics of Pop Art in conjunction with the World Goes Pop exhibition at Tate Modern.
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'Poor abraded butterflies of the stage': Sickert and the Brighton Pierrots

Sickert's interest in popular entertainment extended beyond the London music-hall and his 1915 painting Brighton Pierrots depicts a troupe ...

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Burn, canvas, burn: Joan Miró

While the work of Joan Miró (1893–1983) may be well known across the world, a forthcoming exhibition at Tate ...

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Climate Change: Can artists have any influence?

As the environment slides down the list of governmental priorities, JM Ledgard and Alastair Smart discuss whether artists can really ...

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Food Exam Help

Can a humble bag of chips or slice of pizza become a masterpiece? Explore some tasty art about food

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Wild Geese Over the Mountains: Melodrama and the Sublime in the English Imaginary 1933–9: The Sublime Object

The paper traces the frequency with which familiar tropes of the sublime are used in the writing and painting of ...

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The Fig-Leaf 1922 by Francis Picabia

A sardonic attack on censorship and prudery, The Fig-Leaf provoked the conservative art establishment when it was exhibited in 1922 ...

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Contemporary artists on a work in the Tate collection

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Up close and personal: Tate Britain New Displays II

Tate Britain’s recent rehang, which follows a broadly chronological sequence, includes focused individual displays that highlight new research as ...

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Reading (and Curating) from Right to Left

This paper reviews the challenges of attempting to negotiate complex cultural differences between the West and other parts of the ...

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Archives & Access project: collectors, creators and sharers

Albums is a new user-generated content feature on the Tate website. In this blog post we take a first look ...

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His brilliant final chapter: Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

The forthcoming exhibition of Henri Matisse’s ground-breaking paper cut-outs, made between 1943 and 1954, is the most comprehensive to ...

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When the future was now: Nam June Paik

The pioneering Korean-born artist and composer Nam June Paik (1932–2006), who famously declared that the ‘future is now’, is ...

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Materials Exam Help

From 'usual' to unlikely art materials: explore textures, qualities, techniques and symbolism of things artists use to make their work