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Five Tips for Watching Video in a Gallery

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the videos showcased in our galleries, here are some tips to help you get …

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Illusions of Power in British Baroque

Discover how the style of baroque was used to inspire and awe

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Four Principles Behind Naum Gabo’s Art

Learn how Naum Gabo shaped his art through a clearly defined set of guidelines

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The Networks of Nam June Paik

Andrew Cummings

Andrew Cummings reports on this event in which three contemporary artists – Stephen Vitiello, Haroon Mirza and Cécile B. Evans …

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Six Winter Scenes in Art

Discover how artists have been inspired by the coldest season

Tate Papers

Tate Papers no.32: Autumn 2019

Five articles in this issue seek to reassess the category of ‘American art’ in relation to provincialism and transnationalism, highlighting …

Tate Papers

The Great Reason of the Body: Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Beuys and the Art of Giving Meaning to Matter and Earth

Kirsten Voigt

This paper explores how Joseph Beuys interpreted philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche’s concepts of the ‘Great Reason of the Body’ and the …

Tate Papers

Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Physichromies: Between Centre and Periphery

Natalia Sassu Suarez Ferri

In 1959 the Franco-Venezuelan kinetic artist Carlos Cruz-Diez developed his first abstract series of works, named the Physichromies. These works …

Tate Papers

The Flat-Footed Boogie-Woogie: Clement Greenberg and the Washington Color School

Miguel de Baca

The prominence of the Washington Color School in the 1950s and 1960s has often been attributed to the influence of …

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Responses to Tate's Collection by our disABILITY Network

Read how voices from our disABILITY Network respond to the artworks in our collection

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Dialogue, Encounter, Exchange: Joseph Beuys’s Visual and Textual Presence in Art into Society – Society into Art (1974)

Tara Galliver

Joseph Beuys’s participation in the influential exhibition Art into Society – Society into Art: Seven German Artists, held in London …

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From Ephemeral Experiences to Lasting Legacies: Discourses on Experimental Art in the Philippines during the 1960s and 1970s

Eva Bentcheva

This paper shows how the Philippine visual art scene of the 1960s and 1970s offered particularly fertile ground for early …

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Dora Maar

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Video Commune: Nam June Paik at WGBH-TV, Boston

Marina Isgro

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the video artist Nam June Paik created his earliest works for broadcast at …

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Notes on the Centre: Two Decades of American Painting in Australia, 1967

Charles Green

In 1967 the exhibition Two Decades of American Painting, organised by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, travelled to …

Tate Papers

Tel Quel and the Subject of American Painting: Marcelin Pleynet and James Bishop

Molly Warnock

During the 1960s and 1970s, a group of writers and artists associated with the influential Parisian review Tel Quel developed …

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Whatever Happened to the Frontier? Performing Provincialism in Post-War Los Angeles

Lucy Bradnock

During the 1950s and 1960s, critics writing about art on America’s West Coast often treated it as provincial. At the …

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Five Things to Know about Theaster Gates

Who is Theaster Gates? Meet the artist who revives cities and explores African-American history

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Nam June Paik

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Otobong Nkanga: From Where I Stand

Find out more about our exhibition at Tate St Ives