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History of Tate

Find out about the history of our four galleries and the people behind it

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I've known very few people with such a profound sense of self-certainty

David Hare

Patrick Caulfield at Tate Britain III


Sir Cedric Morris, Bt Belle of Bloomsbury


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Human Figure Exam Help

Explore people drawn, painted or sculpted from life and art that explores abstract ideas about being human

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Food Exam Help

Can a humble bag of chips or slice of pizza become a masterpiece? Explore some tasty art about food


Who is Francis Bacon?

Mike Pinnington

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


Maggi Hambling Portrait of Frances Rose


The Turner Prize

About the art prize the Turner Prize, its history and its connection to Tate


Francis Bacon Three Figures and Portrait



Frank Auerbach Portrait of Leon Kossoff


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The aesthetics of documentary

Mark Cousins

‘Documentary is intrinsically aesthetic,’ argues Mark Cousins, ‘it is as much about shots and cuts, structure and rhythm as fiction ...

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When history collapses Into the present: Dexter Dalwood

David Anfam

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


John Craxton Pastoral for P.W.


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The emblem of earthly vanities: Shadows

Keith Miller

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


John Minton Children by the Sea


Tate Papers

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 1960s illuminates ...



Sir Jacob Epstein, recipient: Peggy Jean Lewis Letter from Jacob Epstein to Peggy Jean

9 February [1959]