The Big Review: William Blake at Tate Britain
We take an in-depth look at the London survey of the visionary’s work and round-up what the critics are saying
Tate to show $6m Blake watercolours that sold for £1,000 in a Scottish bookshop
Discovered after 165 years, eight of the 19 paintings will be included in the London exhibition in September
Dealer’s decision to break up William Blake album branded “philistine”
The Tate could not raise the money to buy this unique portfolio. Will a US museum save it before it is dispersed at Sotheby’s?
Will Tate save a set of William Blake watercolours?
The museum is trying to raise £8.8 million to keep the works in the UK
Newly-discovered Blake watercolours go for £10 million - but not to the Tate
An export licence deferral is now expected as the set of 19 watercolours sold to a Glasgow bookshop for a pittance in 2000 were sold to an overseas collector out from under the Tate
Stephen Deuchar, director of the Tate Britain, talks about the new thematic displays and future major survey shows of New British art, Blake and Spencer