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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 …

Online Guide

Responses to Tate's Collection by our BAME Network

Read how voices from our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Network respond to the artworks in our collection

Archives & Access Toolkit

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 Brown …

Look Closer

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

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 …

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 sea-water. In particular, …

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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

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 has …


How to spin the colour wheel, by Turner, Malevich and more

We take a quick skip through colour theory, and how some of modern art's giants have put it into practice 


Prints and Drawings Rooms Holdings

All visitors are welcome to access prints, drawings and watercolours that are not on display elsewhere, at the Prints and …

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The imagination set ablaze: Tate Britain rehang In Focus III

Amy Concannon

The rehang of the collection of British art would not be complete without J.M.W. Turner. Included in the new displays …

Tate Papers

Tate Papers no.25: Spring 2016

This issue explores the theme of collaboration, focusing on examples of artistic projects that draw attention to the political implications …

In Focus


Acknowledgements for the Tate In Focus project.

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A sublime roller coaster ride through art history: Turner and the Masters

James Hall

Tate Britain’s autumn exhibition features some of Turner’s best paintings alongside works by old masters and his contemporaries, but how …

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Unfinished? Repulsive? Or the work of a prophet?: Late Turner

Sam Smiles

Turner’s late pictures were dismissed as works of ‘senile decreptitude’ and questioned even by his most devoted disciple, John Ruskin. …