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When history collapses Into the present: Dexter Dalwood

When history collapses Into the present; David Anfam on Dexter Dalwood, Tate Etc. issue 18 Spring 2010

Work of the Week: Phantom Ride by Simon Starling

Dating back to early cinema, phantom rides were films shot by cameramen literally strapped to the very front of a ...

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Art, culture and camouflage

In 1896 the American artist Abbott H. Thayer published an article on how animals protected themselves with the use of ...


Work of the Week: Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion by Francis Bacon

This week we’re celebrating the day Francis Bacon was born, 28th October 1909.

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A hymn of freedom: Joan Miró I

In 1937, at the height of the Spanish Civil War, several Spanish artists were commissioned by the Republican Government to ...

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A Brief History of Abstract Art with Turner, Mondrian and More

Take a quick tour through the history of abstract art and take in some unexpected pioneers along the way

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‘I’ll find a way to slip in a great big incongruity from time to time’: René Magritte

In 1947 Magritte gave up what he called his ‘tactile conformism’ partly to distance himself from the rigours of Parisian ...

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His darkened imagination: Henry Moore

His darkened imagination: Andrew Causey on Henry Moore, Tate Etc. issue 18 Spring 2010
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Globe trotter: The journey of an artwork

In the first of a new series, Tate Etc. explores the life and times of a work in the Tate ...

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Artists' Voices: Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold talks about her painting American People Series #20: Die 1967

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Exhibition Guide: Modigliani

Find out more about our exhibition at Tate Modern

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Making a horse with dad: David Smith II

David Smith was best known for his large, muscular sculptures, but also had a vivid interest in contemporary dance. Here ...


Buried treasure

The Tate Archive is no longer a dusty destination of interest only to experts: now you can explore it from ...


Toppled monuments and the meaning of iconoclasm

With Art Under Attack currently at Tate Britain, the exhibition's curator looks at the many different reasons that art ...

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Drawing in the Dark: Involuntary Drawing

Susan Morris approaches the subject of involuntary drawing from the point of view of an artist trying to make a ...


A-Z of Paul Klee

Learn 26 things about one of the most innovative painters of the 20th century

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The perception of symmetry

Michael Bird on notions of how symmetry, the Doppelgänger, duality and mirror images have played a part in the way ...

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Francis Bacon: Back to Degas: Rothenstein Lecture 2011

Providing the first focused account of Francis Bacon’s artistic dialogue with Edgar Degas, Martin Hammer argues that the French ...

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Avant-garde apostle: Theo van Doesburg

A painter, poet, art critic, typographer, designer and publisher who played a key role in the international exchange of ideas ...

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The emblem of earthly vanities: Shadows

In folk tales, Gothic novels and film noir, shadows are premonitions, harbingers of threat and death. Western painting and its ...