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ART WORDS: Performance art is created through actions, which may be live, recorded, rehearsed, spontaneous or scripted. 'Performance is not a medium, not something that an artwork can be, but rather a set of questions and concerns about how art relates to people and the wider social ...

Tate Photo 2019-03-23 14:50

Spring is in the air! 🍃🍃🍃 What artwork would you most love to see today?

Dame Barbara Hepworth, Four-Square (Walk Through) 1966, on display at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives. http://bit.ly/2WeJ5eF
The Bigger Picture: Women Who Changed the Art World

The Bigger Picture: Women Who Changed the Art World

The Bigger Picture: Women Who Changed the Art World: Discover 5 women artists who changed the art world with Tate Kids!

Full film: http://bit.ly/2TNRLvJ

Inspired by the book, The Bigger Picture: Women Who Changed the Art World, published by Tate in 2019. Illustrations by Manjit Thapp.

Tate Photo 2019-03-22 14:18

OPEN TODAY: The third annual BMW Tate Live Exhibition, dedicated to celebrated German artist Anne Imhof!

Imhof constructs atmospheric environments inhabited by groups of collaborators. For the next ten days and five nights, they will take over Tate Modern's Tanks with performances tha...

Tate Photo 2019-03-22 12:05

'The older I become, the brighter my life gets.' - Yayoi Kusama

🔴 Happy 90th birthday to Japan's most iconic contemporary artist 🔴 http://bit.ly/2TLQxRI

The artist in her 'Infinity Mirror Room-Phalli’s Field' in 1965 © Yayoi Kusama

Tate Photo 2019-03-21 17:48

Did you know that as well as being a painter and sculptor, Dorothea Tanning was also an accomplished poet? Her final collection of poetry, 'Coming to That', was published at the age of 101. #WorldPoetryDay

Discover more about Tanning's life, work and seven-decade career in th...

Tate Photo 2019-03-20 20:06

Are you an art lover and want to learn more? 💭
%0AJoin art historian Amy Dempsey for a talk unravelling the language of modern art, with all the background knowledge you need for your next gallery visit.
17 April, 7-8pm at Tate Modern: http://bit.ly/2WiO7a9

Bridget Riley, Late...

Tate Photo 2019-03-20 16:04

Is it just us, or is it starting to feel a bit like spring? 🐑 🌸 🌈

Dame Laura Knight, Spring 1916–20 https://bit.ly/2FmPJKg

Tate Photo 2019-03-20 09:08

📸 CONFERENCE: Bringing together key voices from around the globe, join us for two days of discussions that examine the contribution of women photographers to the medium’s history — addressing key themes and celebrating important work. 30 November & 1 December 2019: https://bit.ly/2H...
60 seconds with... Sheba Chhachhi - Tate 2019-03-19 19:49

60 seconds with... Sheba Chhachhi - Tate 2019-03-19 19:49

60 seconds with... Sheba Chhachhi: 'We are in a period where we're inundated with images, with sounds, and I do believe that the crisis we're facing, environmentally and I think socially, is a time of great violence — violence between people, violence between humans and nature. One...

Tate Photo 2019-03-19 14:25

Hannah Starkey's photographs explore female perspective as both subject and viewer. 'The more I do it, the more relevant it becomes' she says. In this film, Starkey talks through her process when it comes to creating an image, and how having young daughters radicalised her into making wo...

Tate Photo 2019-03-18 19:29

Realist painter Sylvia Sleigh is commonly known for her nude paintings of men, which subverted the art historical tradition of the male gaze onto a female body.

Throughout her life she painted both men and women, normalising details such as body hair, wrinkles and tan lines to implicitly...
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