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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Former Tate Britain Director Penelope Curtis Leaves Her Mark on Portugal’s Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Chris Ofili to Fly ‘Union Black’ Flag Outside The Tate Britain

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Tate Britain to Embark on Rehang of Collection

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

David Hockney’s Tate Britain Retrospective Becomes Museum’s Most Popular Show

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Tate Britain to Remain Open Until Midnight for Final Days of David Hockney Show

Monday, March 27th, 2017

London – The Turner Prize Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 2nd, 2017

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Show Arranged by Artificial Intelligence Goes on View at Tate Britain

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Tate Britain Rehangs Turner Galleries After Return of Works from Loan

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Penelope Curtis Leaving Tate Britain

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Tate Britain Protestors Rain Fake Pounds on Museum

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Tate Britain to Host Major Barbara Hepworth Retrospective

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

London – J.M.W. Turner: “Late Turner – Painting Set Free” at Tate Britain Through January 25th, 2015

Friday, January 16th, 2015

London – Phyllida Barlow at Tate Britain Through October 19th, 2014

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Nighttime Tours of Tate Britain, Courtesy of Robots

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

London – Richard Deacon at Tate Britain Through April 27th, 2014

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Tate Britain Director Comes Under Fire

Monday, April 14th, 2014

London – Gary Hume at Tate Britain Through September 1st 2013

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Tate Britain Moves Forward with Female-Focused Rehang

Monday, May 13th, 2013

London – Tate Britain: Elizabeth Price Wins Turner Prize 2012

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO On Site – London: ‘Picasso and Modern British Art’ at Tate Britain through July 15, 2012

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Go See – London: Turner Prize 2010 Finalist Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 3, 2010

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Go See-London: Henry Moore at Tate Britain through August 8th 2010

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

AO On Site – London: Chris Ofili at Tate Britain through 16 May 2010

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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