Tate Britain

Tate Britain invites you to eat the patriarchy—literally

For the museum's landmark survey of British feminist art, Bobby Baker has reconstructed her 1976 edible work of a life-sized family made from cake and biscuits

Revolting women! Tate shines a light on feminist artists that were right ‘under our noses’

London show will explore the events that defined the women’s movement in Britain beginning in the 1970s, from the Equal Pay Act to Section 28

Chris Ofili’s mural on Grenfell Tower tragedy unveiled at Tate Britain

The work honours the artist and activist Khadija Saye who died in the fire in 2017

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He is now heralded by Tate Britain, but the Windrush artist Aubrey Williams was never recognised in life

The artist, who left Guyana in exile, was an early pioneer of Abstract Expressionism infused with a unique insight into the ancient histories of indigenous art

Keith Haring's first time in Los Angeles: we talk to the curator of the Broad's landmark show

Plus, Tate Britain rehangs its collection and Work of the Week is a Joan Brown painting

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All change at Tate Britain after first rehang in a decade

Alex Farquharson, the director of Tate Britain, opens up on the thinking behind a top-to-bottom reassessment of the largest collection of British art in the world

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Keeping it real—fashion supremo Erdem Moralıoğlu is fascinated by museum conservation

The designer consulted restorers at the National Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum and Tate Britain for his latest collection

Radicalism and romance of the Rossetti family explored in London survey

Tate Britain’s exhibition will highlight the Pre-Raphaelite group’s preoccupations with gender and class

Women artists gain wall space at Tate Britain as museum rehangs collection

Popular galleries dedicated to Pre-Raphaelite artists and JMW Turner will also be rehung with new rooms dedicated to John Constable and William Blake

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Drag queen event at Tate Britain sparks protests between trans-rights activists and right-wing groups

Aida H Dee’s storytelling event disrupted by fighting outside London museum

LGBTQnews

Controversial UK politician slams Tate for hosting children's drag queen storytime session

Conservative Party peer Emma Nicholson has lambasted the London museum for "propaganda" in open letter

Tate Britain's 'racist' colonial mural will go back on show with response from artist Keith Piper

The artist’s commission will bring a ‘new perspective’ to the painting, which has been off view since 2020

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

Tate Britain show probes Walter Sickert’s French connection

Exhibition, which will travel to the Petit Palais in Paris, examines the profound influence Degas, Manet and Bonnard had on the artist and his work

A brush with... Cornelia Parker

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Noam Chomsky to Bernini

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Hew Locke's carnivalesque Tate Britain commission tells disturbing colonial histories with flamboyance

The Procession, installed in the Duveen Galleries, references the museum's historic links to the sugar industry and slavery

John Sainsbury, former supermarket boss and major patron of British museums, has died aged 94

Benefactors of his gifts include London's National Gallery, Tate Britain, Dulwich Picture Gallery, the British Museum, the Ashmolean Museum and the Royal Opera House

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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As interest in artists of Caribbean heritage grows, Tate Britain show aims to create 'landmark' moment

“Rich and fascinating” connections explored in Life Between Islands: British-Caribbean Art 1950s-Now

Tate Britain director defends museum against accusations of ‘cancelling Hogarth’

Critics round on exhibition’s alternative interpretations of Hogarth paintings, describing them as "wokeish drivel"

New William Hogarth survey at Tate Britain cuts the John Bull

Exhibition challenges the artist's image as a Little Englander, instead highlighting his connections to Europe

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

Tate’s Tahitian Gauguin is suspected fake

Catalogue raisonné rejects unusual part-painting, part-sketch, as expert says the “colonial” nature of the composition is not the artist’s style

Surrealism, Sickert, Cézanne and Cornelia Parker’s exploding shed: what to see at Tate in 2022

British artist Hew Locke has been selected for Tate Britain’s Duveen Galleries commission, while Barbara Hepworth gets a survey at Tate St Ives

Paula Rego mixes politics and portraits in major show

Portuguese-British artist’s Tate Britain retrospective—her largest ever in the UK—spans her colourful 60-year career

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

Obituariesfeature

Alan Bowness, museum director who established the Turner Prize and Tate Liverpool, has died aged 93

Scholar with an international outlook who was director of the Henry Moore Foundation and executor of his mother-in-law, Barbara Hepworth

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As 2021 beckons.... I crave new art in the new year more than ever

With talk of vaccines dominating the airwaves, a return to regular contact with the latest works and upcoming artists may be on the horizon