Tate Modern

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Exhibitions

At last, Dora Maar emerges from her lover Picasso’s shadow

Major survey of the Surrealist photographer at Centre Pompidou will travel to Tate Modern and the Getty Center

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From imperturbable colourful calm at White Cube Bermondsey to Mandy El-Sayegh's information overload at the Chisenhale Gallery

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Protest

Extinction Rebellion protesters to stage ‘die-in’ at Tate Modern

The climate change activists are targeting the museum because they say its “fortune was built on sugar cane production from colonial exploitation”

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Tate Modern

Tate resumes contact with Anthony d’Offay after sexual harassment allegations investigated

National Galleries of Scotland trustees also rally round former dealer and Artist Rooms creator

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Diary

Green horsewoman of the environmental apocalypse declare climate emergency at Tate

Analysis
Art's Most Popular 2019

Art's Most Popular: here are 2018's most visited shows and museums

Fashion continues upward trend in the US, shooting to the top of The Art Newspaper's chart, while the British Museum slips from the top spot in the UK

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Performance art

After making waves in Venice, Anne Imhof unleashes her Sex piece at Tate Modern

Performers will reflect the "fluidity between binaries" across full suite of spaces in the Tanks

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Kara Walker

Southern discomfort: Kara Walker to take over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall this autumn

The Tate had previously purchased a large linoleum silhouette work by Walker in 1998

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Verbier Art Summit

Art in sensitive times

In the face of turbulent times the public art museum has a difficult, but essential role to hold open an open space for dissenting experiences of art and culture

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the surreal sights of Dorothea Tanning at Tate Modern to the trompe l’oeils and Parisian scenes of Louis-Léopold Boilly at the National Gallery

Podcast

Bonus podcast: Dorothea Tanning show comes to Tate Modern

The full, unedited cut from our discussion with Alyce Mahon, the exhibition’s curator. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From exquisite Elizabethan portrait miniatures at the National Portrait Gallery to Franz West's playful sculptures at Tate Modern

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The Buck stopped here

Sarah Lucas puts egg, cement and breezeblocks on the face of Tate Modern's Franz West show

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Tate Modern

Glass flats 'come at the price of privacy', judge rules in case in favour of Tate Modern against residents

Demands that the gallery close off part of its viewing-platform to prevent an invasion of privacy are dismissed in high court

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Pierre Bonnard's colours-turned-up-to-11 at Tate Modern to Bill Viola's dust up with Michelangelo at the Royal Academy of Arts

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Tate Modern

Tate partners with Hyundai to promote non-Western art

New research centre project means South Korean motor company is now probably the largest corporate sponsor of visual arts for UK museums

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Exhibitions

Tate Modern takes a ‘slow look’ at Pierre Bonnard’s fleeting moments

Exhibition aims to reassess French artist’s reputation and revel in depth and detail of his work

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Grace Wales Bonner's group show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery to a last chance to see Christian Marclay's The Clock at Tate Modern

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In the frame

Fahrelnissa Zeid—just Google her....

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Obituaries

Nicola L., known for her feminist functional design, has died at 81

The artist’s 50-year career transcended art and design and provided humourous political critique

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Climate Change

Olafur Eliasson's latest work is melting away on the bank of the Thames in London

Public sculpture unveiled to coincide with the COP24 climate summit in Poland

Analysis
The Year In Review

From counting muddles to collective cuddles: the art world's highs and lows of 2018

The people, places and things that had a year to remember—or to forget

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Podcast

A monument to the Holocaust in textile: Anni Albers’s Six Prayers

On this week’s podcast, we hear about the solemn memorial at the heart of Tate Modern’s survey of the Bauhaus artist

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Anni Albers' textile masterclass at Tate Modern, to an exploration of artist couples at the Barbican

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Anni Albers

Paul Smith gets wrapped up in the work of the Bauhaus

After a life of collaborating with commercial brands, Anni Albers' foundation has posthumously licensed a design to be used by the UK fashion designer

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Anni Albers

Weaving walls: how Anni Albers challenged Bauhaus prejudice

Founder Walter Gropius had limited expectations of the school’s “beautiful sex”, but one student quietly subverted them with a new category: the textile artist

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Frieze London 2018

Tania Bruguera: Why I renamed Tate Modern

The performance artist on using her Turbine Hall commission to reach out to local people

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Commissions

Tania Bruguera renames Tate Modern after local London activist as part of Turbine Hall commission

Heat-sensitive floor work and crying room part of “stealth” piece pushing positive aspects of migration

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Podcast

Christian Marclay on the physical demands of making The Clock

The Swiss-American artist tells this week’s The Art Newspaper podcast about the effects of the three years’ editing of his masterpiece, now on view at Tate Modern

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Artists

Portrait of the future at Tate: Steve McQueen plans to photograph every seven-year-old in London

Images of primary school children will go on show at Tate Britain alongside survey of Oscar winner’s work at Tate Modern

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The Buck stopped here

William Kentridge outplays the England match with Tate premiere of performance The Head and the Load

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Art Basel 2018

William Kentridge honours Africans in the Great War

A taster of the artist’s latest project is on show at Art Basel ahead of its unveiling at Tate Modern in London

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The Buck stopped here

Joan Jonas moves off the land and into the ocean for Tate Modern performance

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Tate

The struggle behind Tate Modern's birth

Recently opened Tate archives reveal wrangling over division of British and international art in early 1990s

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern hit with protests over cleaner dispute

There has been controversy at the gallery over the sponsor for the Picasso 1932 exhibition

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The Buck stopped here

Joan Jonas and Ozu the poodle reign supreme at Tate Modern

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Three to see

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

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Exhibitions

Performance pioneer Joan Jonas takes over Tate Modern

Survey of US artist at the London gallery includes an exhibition, performance and film programme

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Picasso's year of masterpieces at Tate Modern to his fellow Spaniard Murillo's portraits at the National Gallery

Podcast

Podcast episode 22: the genius of Picasso

We take a tour of Tate Modern's blockbuster and explore the strength of Picasso's market

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Exhibitions

Dreaming to drowning: a year in the life of Picasso

Tate Modern’s major new show focuses on 1932, a period of turbulent creativity that gave rise to some of the artist’s greatest work

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Attendance

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

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Tate Modern

Tania Bruguera to create next Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Cuban artist has previously shown performance piece with horse mounted police officers in museum’s cavernous space

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Controversies

Campaign group calls on Tate to remove Anthony d’Offay from its programme

The museum has already suspended contact with the retired dealer who is accused of sexual harassment

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Rasheed Araeen

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”

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In the frame

Tate gets Emeka Ogboh’s stock market-data piece (thanks to Modern Forms)

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Modigliani’s "indecent" nude to two shows exploring very different relationships

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Exhibitions

Tate Modern takes special precautions to make sure its Modiglianis are real in market bedevilled by fakes

New exhibition will look at artist’s early sculpture and include nude from show once shut down for indecency

Interview
Frieze 2017

Superflex swings into political action

The Danish collective’s new commission extends beyond the cavernous space of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

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Frieze 2017

Frieze diary: Georgina Starr's parallel universe, A-listers descend on the Tate, plus more London gossip

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Tate Modern

Visitors clock in and make pots on Tate Modern’s factory production line

Installation developed by Clare Twomey explores issues around collective labour

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Exhibitions

Picasso show to reunite trio of Marie-Thérèse Walter nudes for first time since 1932

Tate Modern exhibition will include several portraits of artist’s 22 year-old muse