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How can live art be held in museum collections? Tate conference to share its conclusions

An online conference backed by a research project will explore how institutions can care for time-based, live and organic art

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Tate collection's dalliance with the occult is explored in new book

A new publication picks out art, artefacts and ephemera from the institution's collection that deal with occult themes, many of which have never been seen publicly. Here, the book’s author selects some of the highlights

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Fair or not, Tate's discrimination row has damaged its reputation among the very artists it needs to attract

The institution denies claims that it refused to allow the increasingly prominent Black performance artist Jade Montserrat to participate in a project for Tate Exchange

'Tate capitulated to my legal demand': donor of disputed Francis Bacon archive responds to museum's return of collection

Barry Joule disputes gallery’s claim that trove of sketches and documents, which he donated, was "unsuitable for retention"

Tate announces 2023 programme including exhibition pairing Hilma af Klint with Piet Mondrian

Solo shows dedicated to Isaac Julien and Sarah Lucas, a survey of contemporary African photography and the controversial "Philip Guston Now" are also on the slate

Largest-ever exhibition of work by disabled artists in UK to be staged across museums nationwide, including Tate and Arnolfini in Bristol

Thirty-one artists will "disrupt" institutions with nonsensical and surreal work, inspired by the rebellious spirit of the Dada movement

Francis Bacon: why Tate returned a 1,000-piece archive

Plus, US photographer of queer women, Alice Austen; and Michel Majerus at Art Basel

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Verse, NFT platform with a former Tate curator in its corner, hopes to bring order to the digital art market

The site's first selling exhibition, a collaboration with 12 leading artists and curators, hopes to bring trusted sources to the mad world of Web3 collecting

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Tate to return Francis Bacon archive—once valued at £20m—to donor who was close friend of the artist

A thousand documents and sketches from the Barry Joule collection to be deaccessioned by London museum over attribution doubts

'The apple of my eye': New Cezanne show in London and Chicago includes still life once owned and loved by Gauguin

Retrospective opens at the Art Institute of Chicago this month and travels to Tate in October

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Contemporary drag and fruity sculpture: Turner Prize 2022 shortlist announced

Exhibition for the award returns to Tate Liverpool this October after a 15-year hiatus

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Tate to commission artist to 'critically engage' with racist imagery in Tate Britain restaurant mural

Rex Whistler’s 1927 artwork includes scenes of a Black child being enslaved and caricatures of Chinese figures

Tate's U-turn on Sacklers

The museum will remove the opioid sellers’ name from multiple locations

Tate Liverpool plans £25m gallery overhaul—with help from UK government’s ‘level up’ fund

The £10m public grant is part of a new initiative aimed at equalising quality of living between the north and south

Business as usual for European museums operating in China, despite genocide ruling

A London panel has assembled the largest cache of evidence on the concentration camps in Xinjiang, but museums will not say if they have examined it

Art fairs: how did they begin and where are they going?

Plus, Caribbean-British art at Tate Britain and Marco Brambilla's VR work at Pérez Art Museum in Miami

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Running at 7%: Tate Modern's visitors slumped from 5.7 million at its peak to just 361,000 in 2020/21

Annual financial accounts show extent of fall in visitor numbers at national museums

Achim Borchardt-Hume (1965-2021): an appreciation

The untimely death of the distinguished Tate Modern curator, who died last week at the age of 56, "leaves an enormous gap", writes former Tate director Nicholas Serota

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Climate crisis warnings—including from Greta Thunberg—beamed onto Tate Modern's tower by artist Jenny Holzer

The travelling installation will head to Scotland for Cop26, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, which starts this weekend

Caribbean-British artists: the long road to recognition

Tate Britain's ambitious show in December comes at a time of widespread interest in the overlooked artists of Caribbean heritage

Anicka Yi fills Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with giant floating robots and millennia-old odours

Family of "aerobes" will respond to the space and people around them using electronic sensors positioned around the vast venue

Visitor figures: how many people are actually returning to London museums post-lockdown?

We asked English institutions to provide figures for the four-week period from 17 May to gauge current demand

Acclaimed Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Zanele Muholi shows end at Tate next week—but both are coming back

After runs punctuated by Covid-related delays, the exhibitions at Tate Modern and Tate Britain will return after their international tours

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Black Obsidian Sound System: 'Thanks for the Turner Prize nomination, here are our terms'

Group shortlisted by Tate for the prestigious contemporary art prize is calling out the institution’s hypocrisy and demanding working conditions that are “nurturing and supportive”

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For first time Turner Prize 2021 shortlist is made up entirely of artist collectives

From a Welsh community group to a neurodiverse arts hub in Hastings, the collectives' works will go on show in Coventry in September