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BP Spotlight: Bodies of Nature

Cora Gilroy-Ware

Bodies of (Human) Nature: Nymphs in British Art 1780–1840
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John Gibson and the Anglo-Italian Sculpture Market in Rome: Letters, Sketches and Marble

Alison Yarrington

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

Diana Donald

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

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A Reassessment of the Solar Geometry of Constable’s Salisbury Rainbow

John E. Thornes

Tate Research In Focus project on John Constable's Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831
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Muscular Modernism

Sarah Victoria Turner

Sarah Victoria Turner explores the circumstances of the making of the relief and the posthumous cast of Wrestlers by Henri ...
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Something's wrong: Melanie McGrath on Tracey Emin

Melanie McGrath

Few artists are subjected to fierce public scrutiny in the British tabloids like Tracey Emin. But is she a great ...

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Listening for the Sublime: Aural-Visual Improvisations in Nineteenth-Century Musical Art

Charlotte Purkis

Music’s capacity to expose the contradictions which emerged within late nineteenth-century understandings of the sublime is explored in relation ...

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Via della Fontanella 4: John Gibson’s Workshop in Rome

Anna Frasca-Rath

The studio of John Gibson was one of the largest workshops in Rome during the artist’s lifetime, serving as ...

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A Persistent Passion for the Print

AnnMarie Perl

In Focus study by AnnMarie Perl on Meryon 1960–1 by Franz Kline, a Tate Research publication
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Kenneth Clark and the Death of Painting

Martin Hammer

Martin Hammer reviews Kenneth Clark’s public spat with Herbert Read about modern art, which erupted in successive issues of ...

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Sugar, Salt and Curdled Milk: Millais and the Synthetic Subject

Carol Jacobi

This article examines the sexual imagery of particular paintings by the Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. It argues that criticism ...

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Finding Salt Flat

John R. Blakinger

John Blakinger on the site and location of Salt Flat 1968 by Dennis Oppenheim | part of a Tate In Focus ...
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Curving Round: David Sylvester and the ‘Rediscovery’ of David Bomberg

Lee Hallman

Lee Hallman considers how David Sylvester’s role in the rehabilitation of David Bomberg’s reputation in the 1950s and ...

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Border Crossing

Felicity Allen

Nahnou-Together is a partnership programme involving art museums and an informal art school, in Amman, Damascus and London. This paper ...

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No End to the End: The Desert as Eschatology in Late Modernity

Matilde Nardelli

At the height of the Cold War, artists, writers and filmmakers in America turned to the desert as a space ...

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August Sander’s Portraits of Persecuted Jews

Rose-Carol Washton Long

Countering the characterisation of August Sander’s work as politically neutral, Rose-Carol Washton Long argues that the ‘The Persecuted’ and ...

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To the Ends of the Earth: Art and Environment: Art & Environment

Nicholas Alfrey , Stephen Daniels and Joy Sleeman

Introducing the group of articles devoted to the theme of ‘Art & Environment’ in Tate Papers no.17, this essay ...

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Cy Twombly’s Humanist Upbringing

Carol A. Nigro

In the United States postmodern scepticism often has relegated Cy Twombly’s engagement with classical and humanist themes to nostalgia ...

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Damien Hirst’s Shark: Nature, Capitalism and the Sublime

Luke White

Focusing on Damien Hirst’s The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living 1991 which contains a ...