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The art of noise

Almost 100 years ago, shortly before the outbreak of the First World War, the Italian Futurist Luigi Russolo proposed the ...

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Actions speak louder: The programme in the Tate Tanks

The Underground chambers of the old power station at Bankside, where oil once lurked with electric potential, will soon open ...


Painting is the practice of applying paint or other media to a surface, usually with a brush

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The deliberate accident in art: Blots

Ever since Leonardo da Vinci urged artists to search for inspiration in the dirt on walls or the streaked patterns ...

Look Closer

All about cubism

Discover the radical 20th century art movement. This resource introduces cubist artists, ideas and techniques and provides discussion and activities.


Dalston, Then and Now: An Interview with John Smith

This In Focus project explores the production context of The Girl Chewing Gum and charts its intersections with debates concerning ...
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Lingering at the threshold between word and image: Cy Twombly

Coinciding with Cy Twombly’s 80th birthday, Tate Modern is staging the first retrospective of the American artist’s work ...

In the Gallery

A Queer Walk Through British Art

Discover queer responses to our collection at Tate Britain, curated by members of the LGBTQ+ community at Tate and beyond

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John Gibson’s Friendship with Charles Eastlake and its Importance in Securing Gibson’s Reputation in London

This article traces the fifty-year friendship between John Gibson and the artist and writer Charles Eastlake. It focuses on their ...


The Craze for Pastel: Essay

Ruth Kenny's essay on The Craze for Pastel in conjunction with a 2014 BP Spotlight display at Tate Britain ...

Critical Contexts

Tate In Focus research project exploring Mousehold Heath, Norwich c.1818–20 by John Crome
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Some Notes on Words and Things in Cy Twombly’s Sculptural Practice

This paper presents an extended close reading of Cy Twombly’s Untitled (Funerary Box for a Lime Green Python), 1954 ...

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George Elgar Hicks’s Woman’s Mission and the Apotheosis of the Domestic

Tracing the evolution of the domestic in English cultural discourse over the first half of the nineteenth century, this paper ...

Richard Deacon: Out of Order and A Ribbon Bow

In February 2014, Tate Britain presents a major retrospective of the work of Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon. Associated interview ...

British Art Network

The British Art Network is a Subject Specialist Network bringing together professionals working on British art including curators, researchers and ...

Essay: Sarah Wilson, Kurt Schwitters in England: Professor Sarah Wilson, Courtauld Institute of Art

Essay on Kurt Schwitters's life in England over the period of 1940–8

BP Spotlight: Bodies of Nature: Bodies of (Human) Nature: Nymphs in British Art 1780–1840

Bodies of (Human) Nature: Nymphs in British Art 1780–1840. Essay by Cora Gilroy-Ware for Tate's BT Spotlights display ...
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On the Evolution of a Peer-led Programmme: Tate Forum

This paper reflects on the development of Tate Forum, Tate Britain’s peer-led youth group (established 2002), drawing on interviews ...

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John Gibson and the Anglo-Italian Sculpture Market in Rome: Letters, Sketches and Marble

John Gibson established a hugely successful sculpture studio in Rome, and despite strong reasons to return to London, such as ...

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The Arctic Fantasies of Edwin Landseer and Briton Riviere: Polar Bears, Wilderness and Notions of the Sublime

Nineteenth-century images of the Arctic suggest that the sublime lost its religious and moral dimensions. While Frederic Church’s painting ...