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01/09/2017. Facebook
Discover the artist who changed American art forever.

Book now for Robert Rauschenberg, the ★★★★★ 'exhibition of the year': [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/09/2017. Facebook
January blues? Dive into 8 blue moments from art history and find out what this colour has meant to artists over the centuries: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Titian, 'Bacchus and Ariadne' 1520-3
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01/08/2017. Facebook
'They were landscapes, but in a way they were also self portraits.'

Dr. James Fox considers Paul Nash's exploration of the cycle of life within his work: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/08/2017. Facebook
Robert Rauschenberg found inspiration anywhere and everywhere. Where do you find inspiration? [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/07/2017. Facebook
This week’s art word is ‘shaped canvas’.

Although there have been many examples of irregular shaped canvases throughout the history of art, the term gained currency in the 1960s and tends to be associated with a type of geometric abstract painting that became popular in the late 1950s. Shaped canvas also raised questions about the painting as an object in its own right, not as something...
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01/07/2017. Facebook
FILM: What's life like 5500 metres high? Join us for a portrait of life in the world’s highest settlement​, in the UK premier of Salomé Lamas's breathtaking 'Eldorado XXI' [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/06/2017. Facebook
'A ferocious visionary quality that is awesome to behold' - Telegraph

It's the final weekend to see The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern. A witness to twentieth century political upheaval, Lam's distinctive paintings defined a new way of painting for a post-colonial world [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/06/2017. Facebook
Tate Weather predicts clouds and dark skies for the first weekend of 2017! Wrap up warm and enjoy the velvety darkness with this work by Whistler. [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/05/2017. Facebook
Eat your five a day! Here's a few more New Year's resolutions inspired by art in our collection: [ Ow.ly Link ]

What's your New Year's resolution?
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01/05/2017. Facebook
ARTWORK OF THE WEEK: Guerrilla Girls, 'Dearest Art Collector'
1986, Tate collection

Guerrilla Girls are a group of anonymous American female artists who dub themselves the ‘conscience of the art world’, exposing sexual and racial discrimination in the cultural sphere. In this portfolio of posters they appropriated the visual language of advertising, specifically fly-posting, pasting these up...
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01/04/2017. Facebook
Robert Rauschenberg refused to accept conventional categories of what was and wasn't art.

Visit Tate Modern to see how Rauschenberg rethought the possibilities for art in our time: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/04/2017. Facebook
Recognition.tate.org.uk, 2016's IK Prize winner, searched for connections between art from our collection and news stories. Here's a few of our favourite matches and the stories behind them: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/04/2017. Facebook
In our A-Z of Modernist photography, I is for 'Icons'.

The 1920s and 1930s saw a close relationship between celebrity portraits and fashion. Modernist photographers photographed artists, writers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Featured in magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and Harper’s Bazaar, these portraits were instrumental in shaping celebrities' public image. Presenting well-known...
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01/03/2017. Facebook
'[Maclean’s] films stage grotesque and stereotypical characters who live in a dystopian near-future dominated by global corporations.'

Tate curator Elsa Coustou gives us the low-down on Rachel Maclean’s world of sugar-coated nightmares, currently showing in Art Now for free at Tate Britain: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/03/2017. Facebook
LONG READ: A curator, cultural commentator and two artists discuss Paul Nash's ground-breaking multidisciplinary practice [ Ow.ly Link ]

Photographer Unknown, 'Paul Nash holding Pooh, in the back garden of New House, Rye' c.1931–3, Tate archive
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01/02/2017. Facebook
★★★★★ 'His art is the last tarot of surrealism and a tropical wonder of modern painting' - The Guardian

Don't miss the last week of The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/02/2017. Facebook
WORK OF THE WEEK: Helen Beatrix Potter, 'Simpkin Goes Out' c.1902, Tate collection

One of the illustrations for 'The Tailor of Gloucester', Potter's second and favourite book, drawn in Gloucester and the country round about.
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01/01/2017. Facebook
Why not embrace the January blues with a visit to Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool? [ Ow.ly Link ]
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01/01/2017. Facebook
Making big plans for 2017? Don't miss Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern - a landmark exhibition celebrating his extraordinary six-decade career. [ Ow.ly Link ]

We're open as usual, including today, New Year's Day:
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01/01/2017. Facebook
Happy New Year from everyone at Tate! We look forward to welcoming you to our galleries in 2017. [ Ow.ly Link ]

We're open as usual every day including today, New Year's Day! [ Tate.org.uk Link ]