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Found object

A found object is a natural or man-made object, or fragment of an object, that is found (or sometimes bought ...

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Sculpture

Three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modelling, casting, constructing

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Portrait

A portrait is a representation of a particular person. A self-portrait is a portrait of the artist by the artist

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Hockney's World of Pictures

David Hockney (b.1937) remains one of the most celebrated and popular British artists of the 20th century. For more ...

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Medium

Medium can refer to both to the type of art (e.g. painting, sculpture, printmaking), as well as the materials ...

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Vorticism

The vorticists were a British avant-garde group formed in London in 1914 with the aim of creating art that expressed ...

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On the roll of a dice: Joan Miró II

When Miró was a penniless painter in Paris in the 1920s, he became friends with the writer Ernest Hemingway, who ...

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Négritude

Négritude was an anti-colonial cultural and political movement founded by a group of African and Caribbean students in Paris in ...

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Duncan Grant: Bathing Work of the Week, 12 April 2010

Since the sun is out, this week we've chosen Bathing by Duncan Grant as the second in our Work ...

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Appropriation

Appropriation in art and art history refers to the practice of artists using pre-existing objects or images in their art ...

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Lost Art: Wyndham Lewis

The Gallery of Lost Art is an immersive, online exhibition that tells the fascinating stories of artworks that have disappeared ...

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Pop Pills

Curators Elsa Coustou and Flavia Frigeri share their bite-sized highlights from Pop Art movement

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Who is Francis Bacon?

Who is Francis Bacon? Learn more about the life and art of one of the twentieth century's greatest painters.
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Decisions Decisions Decisions

I feel like Alice in Wonderland. Coffee cups, lights, tea pots are flying past my nose at high speed. No ...

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The year of living dangerously – and anxiously: Etc. Essay: Art at the crossroads

The author of the celebrated book 1913: The Year Before the Storm chooses two works from the Tate collection that ...

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Still life

One of the principal genres (subject types) of Western art – essentially, the subject matter of a still life painting ...

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Modernism

Modernism refers to a global movement in society and culture that from the early decades of the twentieth century sought ...

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Miró and the catastrophe of the Spanish Civil War

An iconic work that gauges Miró's confrontation of the catastrophe of the Spanish Civil War is Still-Life with Old ...

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Love, friendship and rivalry: Delaunay’s circle

To her parents despair, Sonia Terk (later, Delaunay) decided not to move back to St Petersburg after completing her education ...

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Bell in Europe

Tate Research In Focus project on Vanessa Bell's Abstract Painting 1914