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In 1990, Ilya Kabakov created Labyrinth (My Mother’s Album) a spiralling, fifty-metre-long installation containing the life story of his mother in 76 framed works.

Here, Emilia Kabakov talks about the process and significance behind her husband's haunting tribute: https://g...

David King: Red Star Over Russia at Tate Modern

David King: Red Star Over Russia at Tate Modern: PICTURE ESSAY: Meet writer, photographer and graphic designer David King. His passion for Soviet visual history caused him to amass 250,000 objects - one of the world's largest collections of photography, art and graphics on this subject...

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Red Star Over Russia at Tate Modern 'succeeds in taking us to the mood of the era in all its most euphoric and appalling aspects' (The Telegraph)

Exhibition guide here: https://goo.gl/pdPQbT

Nina Vatolina, I Will Vote for the Candidate's Bloc of Communists and Non-Par...

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ART WORDS: Relational Aesthetics is a term created by curator Nicholas Bourriaud in the 1990s to describe art based on, or inspired by, human relations and their social context. https://goo.gl/JLQ2vu

Hyundai Commission One, Two, Three, Swing! by SUPERFLEX fills Tate Modern...

Jacqueline Wilson at Tate Britain - Tate 2017-12-09 16:10

Jacqueline Wilson at Tate Britain: TATE KIDS: How can an art gallery inspire you to tell your own stories?
Children's author Jacqueline Wilson takes a magical tour of Tate Britain's permanent collection: https://goo.gl/CP1xXS

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TALK: Join Peter Osborne and Vadim Zakharov as they delve deeper into the philosophy and politics behind the art displayed in Red Star Over Russia and Ilya & Emilia Kabakov exhibitions at Tate Modern.
22 January, 18.30-20.00: https://goo.gl/M5mN9d

Ilya Kabakov, Self-Po...

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Happy birthday Lucian Freud, born on this day in 1922.

Lucian Freud's self portrait will be on display in Tate Britain's upcoming exhibition: All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life, opening 28 February 2018. Book your tickets here: https://goo.gl/ohdZ...

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COURSE: What will the museum of the future look like?

Take a look at our upcoming course, Towards Tomorrow’s Museum 2018, starting 19 January 2018: https://goo.gl/4ckYxe

Cerith Wyn Evans’s Forms in Space…by Light (in Time), 2017 was on display at Tate Britain from 28 March – 20 August 2017.

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TATE WEATHER: The snowy view in this painting is from the second-floor window of a house just around the corner from Tate Britain, where Ginner lived from 1938. He painted it during his first winter in the house, 78 years ago. https://goo.gl/LxBWMY

Charles Ginner, Snow in Pimlic...

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WORK OF THE WEEK is by the 2017 Turner Prize winner - Lubaina Himid!

Between the Two My Heart is Balanced, 1991, portrays the struggles for identity and belonging faced by migrants travelling across oceans and seas. https://goo.gl/F3bhda

See the painting on display at Tate St. Ives.
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British Museum Photo 2017-12-11 11:34

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National Gallery Photo 2017-12-11 10:12

Here, the Early Netherlandish painter Petrus Christus, sets his Nativity scene within an architectural grisaille 'frame' recalling a medieval church portral, replete with carved statuary. On either side of the portal and facing inwards, towards the infant Christ, are the prominent grisaille figures of Adam and Eve. See this work in 'Monochrome: Painting in Black and White': http://bit.ly/2n3efcn From 11–17 December, we are offering a range of #Monochrome treats for National Lottery players. Find out more here: http://bit.ly/2zSedWo