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    1. 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 complex...

    2. 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...

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    1. The World 2012

      Confronting an age of austerity...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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 tragic...

    3. 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 new...

    4. 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 biggest...

    5. 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 prints...

    6. 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...

    7. 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 are...

    8. 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 devices, the...

    9. 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 of...

    10. 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...

    11. 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 for his...

    12. 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 the...

    13. 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 £45m...

    14. 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 losing...

    15. 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 cultural...

    16. 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...

    17. 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 Britain...

    18. 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 history...

    19. 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 public...

    20. 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 as...

    21. 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 room, you...

    22. 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...

    23. May 17, 2013

      Tate Britain’s rehang

      It has taken 13 years but this week Tate Britain emerged from the shadow of its younger sibling Tate Modern to steal the...

    24. May 13, 2013

      Tate Britain shows off refurbishment that transforms display

      Tate Britain has unveiled a £45m refurbishment largely funded by philanthropic donations which transforms the way...

    25. February 1, 2013

      ‘You carry your own joy with you’

      “Schwitters Twitters” announces Tate Britain and, sure enough, a buzzing, chirping, squealing, screeching soundtrack of...

    26. January 15, 2013

      Tate Britain to host Lowry show

      The grime and smoke of Britain’s heavy industrial past is to be given an airing in a big exhibition of the work of L.S....

    27. December 14, 2012

      The old-new thing

      Artists have always looked to the past. Even the anarchic YBAs of the 1990s, with their unmade beds and their...

    28. December 3, 2012

      Elizabeth Price scoops Turner Prize

      The Turner Prize has been awarded to Elizabeth Price for a “rhythmic and ritualistic” film linking Gothic architecture, a...

    29. November 18, 2012

      Ian Hamilton Finlay, Tate Britain, London

      Suspended from chains against a wall of the Duveen Galleries, six fragments of Bath stone hang together to form a frieze...

    30. October 1, 2012

      Turner Prize 2012, Tate Britain, London

      “The craziness was all around, and certainly not confined to the patients,” R. D. Laing reports of Britain’s psychiatric...

    31. September 21, 2012

      Work 2.0

      Last time “Work”, Ford Madox Brown’s vibrant, populous street scene of navvies laying water pipes in Hampstead, was shown at...

    32. September 14, 2012

      All about rarity value

      Peter Doig is in his London studio, surrounded by 30 canvases in various states of completion. One, at 2.5 x 3.5 metres, is...

    33. September 7, 2012

      An acquiring mind

      The Dutch-born, Australia-based businessman and art collector John Schaeffer has had his share of successes and disasters....

    34. August 5, 2012

      Picasso & Modern British Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

      “What will painting do when I’m dead? It’ll have to walk over my body. There’s no way round.” Thus Picasso, shortly before...

    35. July 27, 2012

      Childish fun and games

      Don’t tell the town-crier, but I kept myself well away from any bells on Friday morning. You will forgive me, but I was...

    36. July 23, 2012

      Another London, Tate Britain, London

      Tate has had mixed fortunes with its exhibitions of documentary photography – Cruel and Tender, the first serious...

    37. July 13, 2012

      Lunch with the FT: Nicholas Serota

      “The boat made an unscheduled stop,” apologises a windswept Nicholas Serota, as he takes a seat opposite me at a corner...

    38. June 23, 2012

      A city seen through fresh eyes

      There is a rather glib assumption that London has photographed less well than other cities. We Londoners don’t acknowledge...

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