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  1. September 15, 2014

    Tate buoyed by Matisse after fall in visitor numbers

    A five-month exhibition of Henri Matisse’s cut-out artworks has become the most successful in the history of the Tate...

  2. July 29, 2014

    Emin’s Bed makes return to UK

    Tracey Emin’s My Bed is to return to Britain after the German count who bought it at auction for £2.5m agreed to lend it to...

  1. June 12, 2014

    Cy Twombly works worth £50m donated to Tate

    The Tate has been given its biggest donation for decades in the form of a group of paintings and sculptures by the late US...

  2. May 13, 2014

    Damaged Rothko back on display

    A Mark Rothko masterpiece that was severely damaged in a graffiti attack has gone back on display at Tate Modern after a...

  3. March 25, 2014

    BBC expands arts coverage with links to cultural organisations

    The BBC has promised to build closer links with other cultural organisations, as it unveiled plans to increase coverage of...

  4. January 20, 2014

    Hyundai to sponsor Tate Modern Turbine Hall exhibits

    Tate Modern has struck an 11-year multimillion-pound sponsorship deal with Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor, underlining the...

  5. October 24, 2013

    Anthony Caro, greatest British sculptor of his generation, dies

    Anthony Caro, who has died aged 89, lived to be the foremost British sculptor of the later 20th century, matched only by...

  6. October 4, 2013

    Tate Modern unveils largest exhibition of Matisse ‘cutouts’

    Details of the largest ever exhibition of Henri Matisse’s “cutouts” have been unveiled by Tate Modern. The exhibition will...

  7. September 19, 2013

    Browne pushes for Tate funding changes

    Budding artists can see their work projected on to the walls of Tate Modern after the launch of an electronic “drawing bar”...

  8. July 2, 2013

    Eyal Ofer donates £10m to Tate Modern extension

    A billionaire shipowner has donated £10m towards the costs of Tate Modern’s new extension, in one of the largest gifts made...

  9. June 26, 2013

    Arts organisations express relief over funding settlement

    Arts bodies expressed relief that George Osborne had protected the sector from draconian cuts in the spending review but...

  10. 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...

  11. June 14, 2013

    Queen’s birthday honours list gets back to business

    Michael Hintze, the hedge fund boss and Conservative party donor, has been created a knight in the Queen’s birthday honours...

  12. June 7, 2013

    Sir Nicholas Serota says arts facing death by ‘starvation’

    Galleries, theatres and performing groups across Britain will have to close if the Treasury forces through spending cuts,...

  13. 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...

  14. February 8, 2013

    John Hopkins, Olympic park cultivator

    Landscape architect,1953-2013 In transforming a forlorn area of east London into a lush backdrop to the world’s greatest...

  15. January 11, 2013

    Glasgow to host Turner Prize in 2015

    The Turner Prize will go to Scotland for the first time, as Tate gallery announced that Glasgow’s Tramway will host the...

  16. December 12, 2012

    Tate scheme to sponsor youth arts

    A national network of galleries has announced a £5m programme to galvanise young people’s participation in the arts at a...

  17. July 16, 2012

    Tate Modern unveils huge new galleries

    The concrete oil tanks that once fuelled the power station at what is now Tate Modern in London have been unveiled in their...

  18. 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...

  19. May 18, 2012

    Painting that could cure diseases

    At 6.15pm on a drizzly Monday, dozens of people are queuing in front of Tate Modern in London. Above, the rainclouds are...

  20. April 19, 2012

    Good head for figures takes sculptor to the top

    Antony Gormley’s sculptures of the human form appear here, there and everywhere – in cities, in fields, in the sea, on top...

  21. December 2, 2011

    Museums cheer art donor tax break

    British museums and galleries are set to benefit from a tax incentive to encourage gifts of art and historical objects to...

  22. October 13, 2011

    Tate goes shopping at Frieze

    “Can you paint a picture of the next five minutes of this, does it just go on and on?” asks Frances Morris, Tate curator,...

  23. September 8, 2011

    Tate to open new galleries in Olympic year

    The Tate Modern is to open a new gallery space on the site of the former power station’s disused oil tanks to coincide with...

  24. April 8, 2011

    Lending is central to Tate’s activity

    From Sir Nicholas Serota. Sir, In her article “Something out of nothing” (Life & Arts, April 2) Jackie Wullschlager implies...

  25. February 1, 2011

    Google brings art on a digital trolley

    Art lovers will be able to tour some of the world’s best-known galleries and museums from the comfort of their armchairs...

  26. October 14, 2010

    Support for the arts feeds back into the economy

    From Sir Nicholas Serota. Sir, I am delighted that you agree that there is a case for state subsidy to the arts (“Reforming...

  27. October 13, 2010

    Latin American art is on the up

    Dan Graham’s installation at Inhotim sculpture park Last month, hundreds of foreign collectors, museum curators and dealers...

  28. July 15, 2010

    Arts donors ‘won’t plug spending gap’

    Leading arts philanthropists have written to the prime minister warning they should not be expected to make up the shortfall...

  29. April 30, 2010

    Tate Modern at 10

    A view of Tate Modern and the Millennium Bridge from across the Thames Jan Dalley This is something of a birthday...

  30. April 9, 2010

    Why I love Anish Kapoor's 'Orbit'

    At long last: the cultural wing of the London Olympic Games has its first tangible talking point. Anish Kapoor’s monument...

  31. November 12, 2009

    Tate Britain: Penelope Curtis appointed director

    Penelope Curtis, curator of the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, has been appointed director of Tate Britain, writes Peter...

  32. November 11, 2009

    Tate Britain director appointed

    Penelope Curtis, curator of the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, has been appointed the new director of Tate Britain. Dr...

  33. October 20, 2009

    Tate gets animated about Olympics

    It dominates the contemporary art scene, runs its own online channel and has joined forces with media groups such as Google...

  34. October 19, 2009

    Tate gets animated over Olympics

    It dominates the contemporary art scene, runs its own online channel and has joined forces with media groups such as Google...

  35. September 17, 2009

    Tate acquisitions boost fundraising effort

    The Tate has acquired a record number of art works over the past year, including Bigger Trees Near Warter by David Hockney....

  36. January 23, 2009

    Wandering masterpieces Modern artworks head for Orkney

    It is better known for its neolithic world heritage sites and its remote position at the northern end of the British Isles...

  37. January 23, 2009

    Modern artworks head for Orkney

    It is better known for its neolithic world heritage sites and its remote position at the northern end of the British Isles –...

  38. September 4, 2008

    Tate's art collection boosted by 300 gifts

    A record number of almost 500 art works, worth more than £63m, were acquired by the Tate galleries over the year 2007-08....

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