Alex Farquharson, the director of Tate Britain, is planning a complete rehang of the gallery, five years after the last major transformation of the displays in 2013. In an interview with The Art Newspaper, he outlines a new vision for the collection based on three “pillars”: art and society, history and the present, and Britain […]
Tate Britain today announces Anthea Hamilton as the next artist to undertake the Tate Britain Commission. Unveiled for the first time on 21 March 2018, Hamilton will reveal a major new work, transforming the heart of Tate Britain into an immersive installation that will combine sculpture and performance. Show More Summary
Looks like an over-zealous neighbour did it.
A large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend Lucian Freud is to be shown in Tate Britain?s landmark exhibition All Too Human in February 2018. The work was only seen in public shortly after it was completed ? firstly in London in 1964 and then in Hamburg and Stockholm in 1965. Show More Summary
"When [Penelope] Curtis arrived in 2015, the museum's design had barely changed since it opened in 1969.... [One of her main projects is] to open up Gulbenkian's 'rather rigidly divided' collection and shine a spotlight on its Islamic holdings."
The room full of Monet's views of Westminster is stunning.
I'm going to recommend the new EY Exhibition at Tate Britain as worth seeing. HOWEVER, this comes with a MAJOR caveat which needs explaining at the beginning. It's all to do with the title of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Augustus Casely-Hayford is a force in London’s cultural scene, working as a curator, broadcaster and adviser with many organizations, including the Tate Britain, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the British Library. He created “The Lost Kingdoms of Africa” for the BBC; a six-part series for Sky Arts, “Tate Britain: Great British Walks”; and is working […]
Casts, lots of casts.
Tate Britain presents the most substantial survey to date of work by Rachel Whiteread, one of the leading artists of her generation. The exhibition reveals the extraordinary breadth of her career over three decades, from the four early...Show More Summary
Thomas Girtin: The Art of Watercolour was an exhibition held at Tate Britain in 2002 (4 July - 29th September 2002). It was the exhibition that inspired David Hockney to take up watercolour after he... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
This autumn, Tate Britain will bring together over 100 beautiful works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and others in the first large-scale exhibition to chart the stories of French artists who sought refuge in Britain during the Franco-Prussian War. Show More Summary
This is an explanation of what you can see at the Prints and Drawings room at Tate Britain and what you need to do if you want to visit. Plus a note about archival storage at the end. What you can... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The Hero Wears Clay Shoes is the latest free exhibition in Tate Britain?s ongoing Art Now series, presenting new and recent works by the Leeds-based artist Simeon Barclay (b.1975). The exhibition brings together a collection of multimedia...Show More Summary
Walter Crane (1845-1915) by Nicole Ameda Via Flickr: The Renaissance of Venus, 1877 Tate Britain Walter Crane (15 August 1845 – 14 March 1915) was an English artist and book illustrator.
A fund will also be set up in the young artist’s name.