Tate Britain

Rasheed Araeen says British museums are failing to tell full story of 'multiracial' country

Tate rejected artist's project detailing “most inclusive history of art in post-war Britain”

Video: The Art Newspaper meets Alex Farquharson

The director of Tate Britain reveals his plans for a major rehang and picks his favourite works in the collection

Interview by Martin Bailey. , filmed by David Clack. , produced by Julia Michalska

A rehang, a mega-show and 1.5m visitors: Tate Britain director’s vision

Alex Farquharson reveals the global, social concept behind planned redisplay of museum’s collection, covering 500 years of British art

The art world's highs and lows of 2017

Curators, museum directors and artists respond to the year's events

Anthea Hamilton becomes first black woman to be awarded Tate Britain commission

The London-born artist follows Cerith Wyn Evans and Pablo Bronstein taking up the Duveen Galleries commission


London lights up for Christmas

As Christmas tree season begins, we look at some of the most artistic decorations to be found in the capital

Former Tate Britain director Penelope Curtis remaps Lisbon's Gulbenkian

Freed from Tate's "tough agenda" of blockbuster shows, sculpture scholar is opening up Portuguese museum's Islamic collections

Sotheby’s expect First World War painting by Nevinson to make £1m

Last sold 50 years ago, A Dawn depicts French troops marching to trenches through Flanders in 1914

Tate Britain banks on David Hockney retrospective to pull in the crowds

More than 150 works will be on display, from those executed early in his career to some whose paint is still wet

London’s big growth spurt: Major galleries are reaching for the skies with £500m-worth of building projects

As the Tate and British Museum extensions reach their full height, institutions say business plans stack up

Phyllida Barlow: the artist working with the Tate collection to interrogate the essential nature of sculpture

Since retiring from teaching at the Slade school after 40 years, the sculptor has found her large, site-specific works in great demand—not least at Tate Britain

Tate finds 370-year-old bullet hole in Charles I statue

The sculpture was famously attacked by Parliamentarians shortly after the outbreak of the English Civil War

Room with a view tops off Tate Britain’s revamp

Penelope Curtis, the gallery’s director, aims to accentuate the strengths of the collection and the building


Tate borrows £55m for building projects

Renovations and expansions at both London Tates have been costly, and loans were required to bridge gaps in cashflow

Purposeful destruction: Smashing art at the Tate Britain

Tate Britain traces the driving forces and ideologies behind a 500-year history of iconoclasm

Art and the appetite for destruction: Histories of British Iconoclasm on now at Tate Britain

Tate Britain examines the history of those who have targeted art, from Henry VIII to the present

Hundreds of national museum workers on zero-hours contracts

Questions raised about the ethics of employment terms usually associated with discount stores and fast-food chains

Gary Humearchive

Artist Interview: Gary Hume opens the doors of perception at the Tate

A pair of Hume’s swing doors mark the start of his Tate Britain show. But what lies beyond?

Praise for Tate Britain rehang

The move from a thematic hang to a chronological one has been celebrated by critics

Folk art at the Tate Britain

Next Summer's exhibition focuses on the boundaries between the mainstream and the marginal

Exhibition explores the avant-garde aspects of the conservative Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelite movement was conservative: “back to the future” might well have been its motto


Tate Britain fills curatorial gaps

New curators take the place of the three just gone

Tate Britain opts for chronological hang with refurbishment project progressing

The galleries are set to reopen in May after funding goals were reached


Thirty-year wait for Turner catalogue almost over?

The Tate says all detailed entries will be available online by 2014, but critics fear loss of scholarship


Three museums in search of mega-millions for extensions and refurbishments

Despite the recession, the British Museum, Tate and V&A attract major donations

Hare raising Barry Flanagan exhibition now on at the Tate

The display explores a broad range of Flanagan's work, showing there’s more to Flanagan than jumping hares

Prada to present Turner Prize at Tate Britain

Dexter Dalwood, Angela de la Cruz, Susan Philipsz and the Otolith Group are shortlisted for the prize