Tate Britain

Three to see: London

From Tacita Dean's double-header, including films of David Hockney and fermenting pears, to a Tate Modern takeover by Joan Jonas

Polish art world calls on national museum to stage 'major international show' against fascism

An open letter to Krakow institution asks for exhibition to counter rise of the right in Poland

Why visitor numbers at two of London’s major museums have plunged

Fewer blockbusters the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery meant UK audiences stayed away

Tate Britain to explore Van Gogh's links to UK in major new show

The Art Newspaper's senior correspondent Martin Bailey is the co-curator of the exhibition

Three to see: London

From a huge light show across the city to the final week of Rachel Whiteread's retrospective

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