Tate Britain

60 years

Main Floor
Monster Chetwynd, ‘Crazy Bat Lady’ 2018
Monster Chetwynd, Crazy Bat Lady 2018. Tate. © Monster Chetwynd

60 Years continues the Walk through British Art with work by women artists from 1960s to the present day 

This new display represents key ideas in recent British art and celebrates its diversity through women artists. It sets up dialogues across generations around three broad and overlapping themes: spaces and structures, our relationship to the idea of home, and playing with fictional identities to challenge social stereotypes.

Women artists have been under-represented in comparison to their male counterparts. This is an opportunity to question the historical bias, with selected pieces from Tate’s collection showing that the story of art can be told by women artists alone. Artists include Tracey Emin, Mona Hatoum, Rachel Whiteread and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

60 Years reflects Tate’s ongoing commitment to increasing representation of women artists across its galleries.

This display has been curated by Sofia Karamani

Tracey Emin, ‘I Could Feel You’ 2014
Tracey Emin
I Could Feel You 2014
© Tracey Emin
Maggi Hambling, ‘2016’ 2016
Maggi Hambling
2016 2016
© Maggi Hambling. All Rights Reserved 2019 / Bridgeman Images
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, ‘The Generosity’ 2010
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
The Generosity 2010
© Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sarah Lucas, ‘Pauline Bunny’ 1997
Sarah Lucas
Pauline Bunny 1997
© Sarah Lucas
Bridget Riley, ‘Achæan’ 1981
Bridget Riley
Achæan 1981
© Bridget Riley 2019. All rights reserved.
Fiona Rae, ‘Maybe you can live on the moon in the next century’ 2009
Fiona Rae
Maybe you can live on the moon in the next century 2009
© Fiona Rae
Rose Wylie, ‘Pin Up and Porn Queen Jigsaw’ 2005
Rose Wylie
Pin Up and Porn Queen Jigsaw 2005
© reserved


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