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Lucian Freud's Girl in a Striped Nightshirt

Luis Camnitzer

Tate Etc. at Tate Britain / Artists' Perspectives

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Wish you were here: Behind the curtain

Susie Gauntlett

On a visit to the Tate Archive, Susie Gauntlett discovers a postcard written by a young Lucian Freud.

Art Term

School of London

School of London was a term invented by artist R.B. Kitaj to describe a group of London-based artists who were …

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Figurative art

Figurative art describes any form of modern art that retains strong references to the real world and particularly to the …

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Neo-romanticism is a term applied to the imaginative and often quite abstract landscape based painting of Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland …


Five Ways to Paint a Body

Explore different approaches to depicting the human figure through the work of five great British artists

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A Rye view: Edward Burra

Desmond Corcoran

He had six paintings in London’s International Surrealist Exhibition in 1936, but was never formally a surrealist. His work has …

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Relationship Coursework Guide

Exploring relationships in art, as a connection or association between people, things or ideas

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Through Pasmore's eyes: Behind the curtain

Paul Bailey

In his first visit to the Tate archive, the writer Paul Bailey is surprised to find an early painted sketch …

Look Closer

Constable's legacy and influence

Discover how Constable ensured the circulation and longevity of his masterpieces and explore his influence on later generations of artists

Exhibition Guide

Exhibition guide: All Too Human

Find out more about our exhibition at Tate Britain

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In Focus: Émigré Artists

Monica Bohm-Duchen

Amid the continuing refugee crisis across Europe and rise of right-wing politics, Monica Bohm-Duchen looks back at a time of …


Gainsborough's modernity

William Vaughan

A spectacular procession of full-length portraits forms the heart of the largest-ever Gainsborough exhibition, opening at Tate Britain next month. …

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Earthly delights: The art of the garden

Jemima Montagu

The Art of the Garden: Jemima Montagu explores the garden symbol all the way back to Eden, through the ‘close-locked’ …

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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

Student Resource

Human Figure Coursework Guide

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

Student Resource

Food Coursework Guide

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.

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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