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A travelling art collection

Elena Villaespesa

Art online knows no borders, no boundaries or limits. The presence of our digital collection is not only confined to ...


2: Collection and Display: National beginnings

Tim Batchelor

This curatorial essay by Tim Batchelor explores how British art as displayed at the Tate began with Hogarth. Written to ...

Answers to our collection colour palette quiz!

So, how did you get on? Tally up your points according to the answers below and find out just how ...


Art Maps: Mapping an art collection

John Stack

The idea of mapping the Tate collection has been around for a few years. Its origins lie in our interest ...

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Publishing archive collections online

Supporting the discovery of digitised archive collections through online engagement


Turner Quiz answers

Answers to the Turner Quiz

Why Turner turned square

Tate Britain's new JMW Turner exhibition includes his controversial square paintings (some of which are round). Curator David Blayney ...


Nicholas Serota on JMW Turner

Nicholas Serota

Tate Director Nicholas Serota considers his special relationship with the great painter

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J.M.W. Turner, the Original Artist-Curator

Explore another side of Turner: the curator who designed his own gallery to display and promote his paintings


A musical reaction to the Turner Prize 2014

Tate Collective London

What happens when you introduce a poet, singer-songwriter, rapper and electronic producer to the Turner Prize 2014?

In Focus

In Focus Interview with Sarah Turner

Researching Henri Gaudier-Brzeska's 'Wrestlers'
Tate Papers

Turner Prize 2008 Reading Room Report

Ashlee Honeybourne

How did the public respond to the Reading Room in the 2008 Turner Prize exhibition? This report suggests ways in ...


Work of the week: Rough Sea by J.M.W. Turner

Louise Cohen

Stay indoors, folks. With dangerously high waves and yet more flood warnings in place across the UK, it’s a ...

Tate Papers

‘Suffer a Sea-Change’: Turner, Painting, Drowning

Sarah Monks

This paper reflects upon the implications of J.M.W. Turner’s close and varied attention to the depiction of ...


Dating J.M.W. Turner: Another Visit to the Netherlands

Quirine van der Meer Mohr

New research on the 'Rotterdam and Rhine' sketchbook reveals that the artist J.M.W. Turner made a visit 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


Work of the Week: Sunset: Study for 'Flint Castle, on the Welsh Coast' by JMW Turner

Vija Celmins

The Clore Gallery at Tate Britain re-opens with new displays of painting and watercolours by Turner and Constable. To coincide ...

Tate Papers

The Fall of Anarchy: Politics and Anatomy in an Enigmatic Painting by J.M.W. Turner

Sam Smiles

The subject of Turner’s mysterious unfinished painting, known today as Death on a Pale Horse, is a problem that ...