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Love, friendship & rivalry: Surreal friends

To coincide with the Leonora Carrington exhibition currently on show at Tate Liverpool, we take a look at the artist’s …

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Yayoi Kusama's early years

Rachel Taylor

Yayoi Kusama was born in 1929, the youngest daughter of a well-to-do family in the mountainous region of Matsumoto in …

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Jackson Pollock: Separating Man from Myth

Mike Pinnington

Jackson Pollock's reputation – salacious untruths in tow – often precedes him. With an exhibition at Tate Liverpool exploring the …

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The life and work of Saloua Raouda Choucair

Saloua Raouda Choucair, born in 1916, pioneered abstract art in the Middle East with her paintings, textiles and interlocking sculptures. …

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David Hockney: 80 years in 8 works

We explore the themes of Hockney’s work and his various ways of working

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Learn about 100 years of Dorothea Tanning

Discover the life and work of an artist who pushed the boundaries of surrealism

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The Racial and Identity Politics of Head of a Man

Consider and question the intentions, politics and legacy of this landmark artwork

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Understanding David Hockney's A Bigger Splash

Dive in for a closer look: explore Hockney's inspiration, techniques and have a go at some splash-inspired activities

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Robert Therrien Objects and Stories

Discover the hidden drama, magic and mystery of ordinary, everyday objects

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What Was Andy Warhol Thinking?

Soup cans, movie stars and dollar signs … explore the ideas and themes behind Warhol's iconic artworks

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Inside Letter to the Censors

Explore Garaicoa’s installation Letter to the Censors, looking at its inspirations, materials and conservation

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The Art of Louise Bourgeois

Home, family, sexuality and mortality ... find out about the powerful themes behind Bourgeois's art

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The Photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe

From portraits of iconic figures in the art and music world to powerful and moving self-portraits

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Finding Francesca

Discover the ideas and inspiration behind Francesca Woodman’s haunting photographic self-portraits

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How it's Made: Frank Auerbach

Paintings Conservator Rebecca Hellen gives unique insight in to Frank Auerbach's creative process

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Jeff Koons: Banality, Decadence and Easyfun

From advertising and commerce to social-mobility and youth culture, explore some of the themes behind Jeff Koons’s art

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Explore the art of Vija Celmins

Find out about the subjects, ideas and processes behind Celmins's meticulous drawings, paintings and prints

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Ed Ruscha and the Art of the Everyday

In his paintings, drawings and photographs, artist Ed Ruscha makes the ordinary extraordinary

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Fabric, Blood and Honour

Zenisha from Tate Collective Producers shares her perspective on Teresa Margolles's work Flag I

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Explore Damien Hirst's Pharmacy

Enter the Pharmacy – a room-sized installation created by Damien Hirst. Find out the meaning of the artwork and what …