Tate Britain Talk

Library and Archive show and tell: Artist and Empire

Sonia Boyce, ‘Missionary Position II’ 1985
Sonia Boyce, Missionary Position II 1985. Tate. © Sonia Boyce

Tate Britain's exhibition Artist and Empire raises questions about ownership, authorship and how the value and meanings of these diverse objects have changed through history, it also asks what they still mean to us today.

In the last days of the exhibition, come to the Tate Library and Archives Show and Tell which showcases our research material to show how the histories of the British Empire have shaped art past and present and suggest that the ramifications of the Empire are far from over.

Hosted by Maxine Miller, Library Collections Manager and Katie Blackford, Liaison Librarian.

Tate Britain

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5 February 2016 at 12.30–13.30

5 February 2016 at 13.30–14.30

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