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    1. May 13, 2016

      ‘Painting with Light’ at Tate Britain

      Dependence, rivalry, envy, emulation: painting and photography, like members of a dysfunctional yet in­separable...

    2. May 9, 2016

      Tate show traces relationship between photography and art

      The earliest known work of art to be painted with the help of photographs is to be shown as part of an exhibition...

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    1. April 26, 2016

      Pablo Bronstein’s Tate Britain Commission — interview

      Bookended between two massive architectural screens depicting the façades of Tate Britain in London, dancers sedately...

    2. April 11, 2016

      Glass of water and a pile of oranges: conceptual art on show

      A pile of sand, a glass of water and a pyramid of oranges are some of the provocative artworks that have gone on...

    3. March 30, 2016

      Tate reveals evolution of Joseph Wright’s best-known painting

      The most famous painting by Joseph Wright is to be shown for the first time at Tate Britain alongside the only known...

    4. March 11, 2016

      BP ends 27-year sponsorship of Tate as falling oil price takes toll

      The fall in oil prices is now hitting Britain’s art galleries, with BP announcing on Friday it is ending its 27-year...

    5. November 27, 2015

      ‘Artist & Empire’ at Tate Britain

      Art on Empire at Tate Britain Queen Victoria commissioned the intimate portrait of the Indian artisan Bakshiram now...

    6. November 23, 2015

      Tate show tackles experiences of British empire

      Conflict and collaboration across an empire that at its height covered nearly a quarter of the globe are tackled in a...

    7. October 16, 2015

      Frank Auerbach at Tate Britain: Images in flux

      Frank Auerbach at Tate Britain “What comes first is the despair: the sense that life is slipping away and there’s only...

    8. October 13, 2015

      Newport Street Gallery/ Gagosian Mayfair

      London’s art scene depends on a symbiosis between big institutions, private galleries and artists. The understanding...

    9. July 27, 2015

      Tate to display modern blockbusters

      Blockbuster exhibitions of Georgia O’Keeffe, Francis Bacon, Robert Rauschenberg and Paul Nash have been announced by...

    10. June 26, 2015

      Barbara Hepworth: forms and hollows

      Barbara Hepworth at Tate Britain A multicoloured cot blanket; grid paintings that look like weaving; “Infant” (1929),...

    11. June 13, 2015

      Cross-collecting in Chelsea

      Masterpiece Royal Hospital Chelsea, LondonJune 25-July 1 masterpiecefair.com Masterpiece returns for its sixth edition...

    12. May 7, 2015

      Election celebrations and lamentations ready to kick off

      Election parties: Thursday night fever It’s finally E-Day. When the exit poll results start rolling in shortly after...

    13. January 19, 2015

      Tate shows Hepworths unseen since 1960s

      Sculptures not seen in public since the 1960s will be revealed in an important new exhibition of works by Barbara...

    14. January 2, 2015

      More exhibitions including ‘A Crazed Flowering’ and ‘Late Turner’

      A Crazed Flowering, Frameless Gallery, London The first young painters’ show of 2015 takes inspiration from JG...

    15. December 1, 2014

      Duncan Campbell wins Turner Prize for film that ‘almost succeeds’

      Duncan Campbell has been named the winner of the Turner Prize for a work described by judges as “an ambitious and...

    16. October 20, 2014

      Victorian 3D images go on show at Tate

      Rare Victorian stereoscopic images have gone on show at Tate Britain, in the first major display of the 19th century...

    17. October 10, 2014

      Frieze London springs to life

      In 2012 I dropped into Tate Britain to see Picasso & Modern British Art, an exhibition that included a display of the...

    18. September 19, 2014

      More exhibitions including Neïl Beloufa and CRW Nevinson

      Late Turner: Painting Set Free, Tate Britain, London Turner’s late style – abstracted, reckless, extravagant, grandly...

    19. September 12, 2014

      ‘Late Turner - Painting Set Free’ at Tate Britain

      Turner at Tate Britain Of the half-dozen major museum shows devoted to JMW Turner since 2010, Tate Britain’s gorgeous...

    20. July 9, 2014

      Yorkshire’s open air gallery wins museum prize

      An open-air sculpture gallery in Yorkshire offering “an overwhelming mix of sensory experience” has won the UK’s...

    21. June 6, 2014

      Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation Tate Britain, London

      Period reconstructions evoke English taste during the art historian’s Edwardian youth – Landseer, Beardsley, Japanese...

    22. May 23, 2014

      ‘Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation’, Tate Britain

      Kenneth Clark slideshow Tate Britain’s new exhibition Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation is an idiosyncratic...

    23. May 2, 2014

      Small galleries adjust as screw tightens

      Auction prices in the topmost echelons have never been higher, yet galleries are closing with alarming frequency. There...

    24. April 1, 2014

      Phyllida Barlow, Tate Britain, London – review

      There could be no better place to unleash Phyllida Barlow than Tate Britain’s Duveen Galleries. Left to its own...

    25. March 7, 2014

      The joy of archaeolatreia

      When I was a child visiting relatives in Greece, there was a bus I always particularly wanted to catch into the centre...

    26. December 2, 2013

      French-born installation artist Laure Prouvost wins Turner Prize

      Laure Prouvost has been named as the winner of the 2013 Turner Prize for works of art that the judging panel praised as...

    27. November 22, 2013

      ‘Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation’, Tate Britain

      My collection is a diary of my life,” Kenneth Clark once wrote, “the only one I have ever kept.” Clark is best known...

    28. November 18, 2013

      Tate Britain’s grand entrance

      For £45m you could commission a blockbuster building. But spend that same amount on a sprawling historic building and...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      November 18, 2013

      Tate Britain transformed

      Olivia Harris/Reuters A gallery assistant stands on the new spiral staircase at Tate Britain in central London. The...

    30. November 1, 2013

      Simon Ling and Chris Ofili talk art

      A tall figure in blue tracksuit pants, Chris Ofili strides into Greengrassi gallery apologising in sonorous tones for...

    31. October 4, 2013

      Frieze: 10 tips for dealing with (or in) contemporary art

      You may find it hard to believe but there was once a time when contemporary art barely made an impact on London’s...

    32. August 25, 2013

      Unseen Lowry, The Lowry, Salford, UK – review

      The revelatory Lowry exhibition currently at Tate Britain suggests that the artist’s response to the extreme social...

    33. August 9, 2013

      Peter Doig at the Scottish National Gallery

      A retraction. Peter Doig’s canvases are so unabashedly, flamboyantly beautiful that when, in 2008, he filled Tate...

    34. July 5, 2013

      Tate exhibition paints violent picture of art under attack

      Art’s power to trigger its own destruction will be displayed at Tate Britain in the first exhibition to explore the...

    35. June 15, 2013

      Contemporary art champion Nicholas Serota made Companion of Honour

      Sir Nicholas Serota, who presided over the launch of Tate Modern on London’s Bankside, has spent a career raising the...

    36. June 7, 2013

      Outdoor advertising sites to be used to display art collections

      Thousands of British paintings will appear at bus shelters, roadside hoardings and billboards across the UK this summer...

    37. June 7, 2013

      Shared passions

      This summer’s first show at the newly reconfigured Tate Britain is a glorious double whammy. Even before the first...

    38. May 23, 2013

      Tate saves £23.1m Constable masterpiece from overseas sale

      A masterpiece by John Constable has been saved from sale to an overseas collector after a group of public bodies and...

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