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Tate Photo 2019-03-31 08:20

Rineke Dijkstra photographs women after giving birth, and they are a profound, intimate documentation of love in its most primal form.

The immediacy of the series captures the contradictions inherent in this common and yet most singular of human experiences. The women appear vulnerable and ...

Tate Photo 2019-03-29 07:30

What does your morning routine look like?

Margaret Barker, Any Morning exhibited 1929 https://bit.ly/2UZs7kg

Tate Photo 2019-03-24 20:09

In 1996 Bridget Riley explained that she only ever selects titles after beginning to paint, and then tries to name them according to their spirit, often drawing on ‘memories of sensations in the past’. She may have titled this work to emphasise its joyful quality, bright colours or energetic a...

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 2019-03-20 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...

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...

Tate Photo 2019-03-18 12:03

Work of the Week is The Colour That Was There, painted by Gillian Ayres OBE in 1993. http://bit.ly/2HtscK3

Ayres created this painting by applying acrylic paint over a screenprint — the original shapes of which can be seen under and between the brushstrokes. This creates a sense of de...
Anna Boghiguian at Tate St Ives - Tate 2019-03-14 17:50

Anna Boghiguian at Tate St Ives - Tate 2019-03-14 17:50

Anna Boghiguian at Tate St Ives: For her first UK retrospective at Tate St. Ives, artist Anna Boghiguian has created a new large-scale work inspired by the industrial history of Cornwall; featuring characters and materials drawn from the mining and fishing industries 🎣

Until 6 May. Book now:...
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National Gallery Photo 2018-06-08 13:15

In Turner's beautifully epic portrayal of Homer's Odyssey, we see Ulysses standing aloft on his ship deriding the Cyclops, whom he and his companions have just left blinded, and invoking the vengeance of Neptune. One of the flags is painted with the scene of the Trojan Horse. The horses of the Sun are rising above the horizon ('Odyssey', Book 9). Opening on Monday, visit 'Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire' and see Turner's influence on this American artist: http://bit.ly/2JsMlxa

Tate Photo 2018-06-07 18:20

This Volunteers' Week we are celebrating the extraordinary contribution of over 500 volunteers at Tate who give their time, passion & expertise to visitors from all over the globe, across our four galleries. 'I didn’t know anything about contemporary art until I started volunteering at Tate in 2016. I’ve learnt a lot! I love passing on this knowledge to visitors. It keeps my brain active! My favourite room in Tate Britain is the 1840s room and my favourite painting is The Lady of Shalott. I like all the Pre-Raphaelites in Tate Britain. This is my favourite room and my favourite place to be.’ - Steve Daszko, volunteer visitor host with John William Waterhouse’s The Lady of Shalott 1888 https://goo.gl/RvZ97V

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Photo 2018-06-07 15:58

On view tomorrow, June 8—"Giacometti” fills the ramps of our rotunda, featuring nearly 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by the preeminent artist Alberto Giacometti, whose intensive focus on the human condition continues to provoke and inspire new generations. A collaboration with the Fondation Giacometti in Paris (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti), this comprehensive exhibition examines anew the artist’s practice and his unmistakable vocabulary. Learn more: https://gu.gg/2xPE44R … Photo: David Heald

Gun of the Day - NRA Museums 2018-06-07 13:01

GUN OF THE DAY - A Ranger 1911A1? The Robert E. Petersen Gallery holds many unusual handguns and this Colt 1911A1 is right in there swinging. While some might be captivated by the fine set of stag grips on this GOTD, the oddly truncated trigger guard sets this pistol apart. There are a number of similar handguns in existence that were modified by Texas Ranger Captain Manuel T. Gonzaullas, who spent considerable time in later life in Hollywood, not far from where Robert E. Petersen lived. Is this one of that Ranger's handguns? We just don't know. Caliber: .45 ACP Production Date: 1943 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #guns #history

National Gallery Photo 2018-06-07 12:43

Gauguin was born #OnThisDay in 1848. 'Bowl of Fruit and Tankard before a Window' by Gauguin is a tribute to a Cézanne painting Gauguin had acquired around 10 years earlier, 'Still Life with Compotier, Glass and Apples'. It repeats many of the elements of this painting, such as the fruit, pottery, rumpled tablecloth and the knife at the lower right. On a wider level it is also indicative of Gauguin moving away from Impressionism to a more structurally rigorous art exemplified by Cézanne's work. View this homage to still life in Room 43: http://bit.ly/2GQArzJ