Tate Britain to present Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s major survey exhibition Fly In League With The Night.
This autumn Tate Britain will present Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s major survey exhibition Fly In League With The Night. Widely considered to be… Read More
Tate today announces its programme of exhibitions for 2023. Two ground-breaking figures in modern art, Hilma af Klint and Piet Mondrian,… Read More
The most interesting thing is the thing that is not there, the thing that just evades scrutiny, the thing that hangs like cobwebs in the background
Cornelia Parker’s work is all about that liminal thing and, in this show at Tate Britain, it looms large. Indeed, one quickly forms the impression that she – intentionally or otherwise – is making the art that this fractured, restless world deserves.
Who was the greatest British painter of the 20th century? Plenty, I suppose would make a case for David Hockney, Lucien Freud, Howard Hodgkin and Stanley Spencer. I’d rank Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious, Ben Nicholson, Patrick Caulfield and Frank Auerbach higher, but I suspect few would share my view. Perhaps that leaves the most plausible candidates as Francis Bacon, Bridget Riley and Walter Sickert – and Sickert (1860-1942) gets by far the least attention these days.
It’s easy to find that, because there’s a time limit on changing exhibitions, you concentrate on those becasue you might miss them and never quite get round to looking at institutions’ permanent holdings, deep in the memory as they may be. So on visiting major new shows recently, I’ve also thought: let’s take a ride out, see what we can find…
Tate Britain today unveiled The Procession, a major new installation by artist Hew Locke, the latest in the gallery’s ongoing series… Read More
On 5th February, Tate Britain will unveil a new exhibition by artist Danielle Dean. Dean’s work spans video, painting, installation, social practice and performance, and questions how individuals are shaped by commercial narratives around them, particularly in advertising.
Opening at Tate Britain in December, Life Between Islands will be a landmark exhibition exploring the extraordinary breadth of Caribbean-British art over… Read More
Tate Britain will present a new installation by SERAFINE1369, the London-based artist and dancer Jamila Johnson-Small (previously known as Last Yearz… Read More
Opening at Tate Britain in December, Life Between Islands will be a landmark exhibition exploring the extraordinary breadth of Caribbean-British art over four generations
A flickering crossing, a bejewelled oil barrel, intense emotions and activism.
Tate Britain’s major exhibition Hogarth and Europe will present his work in a fresh light, seen for the first time alongside works by his continental contemporaries. It will explore the parallels and exchanges that crossed borders and the cosmopolitan character of Hogarth’s art.
This week, Tate Britain opens the UK’s largest and most comprehensive retrospective of the work of Paula Rego. An uncompromising artist of extraordinary imaginative… Read More
Rush out to the shows you’ve missed while museums have been closed.
Tate Britain today unveils RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach, a major new work by Heather Phillipson.
Tate Britain today unveils RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach, a major new work by Heather Phillipson. Presented for the annual Tate Britain Commission
Paula Rego an uncompromising artist of extraordinary imaginative power comes to Tate Britain this Summer.
In July, Tate Britain will open the largest and most comprehensive retrospective of the work of Paula Rego. An uncompromising artist of extraordinary imaginative power, Rego (b.1935) redefined figurative art and revolutionised the way in which women are represented.
New research from Diys.com has found that overall, from all the reviewed museums and galleries in their research, there was an average 74% decrease in visitor numbers from January to September 2020.
“I don’t have hard and fast rules about these things” the British artist says when asked about the impetus for… Read More