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Mark Dion, Tate Thames Dig, 1999, Wooden cabinet, porcelain, earthenware, metal, animal bones, glass and 2 maps, 266 x 370 x 126 cm. Installation view of Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World at Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2018. Photo: Jeff Spicer/PA Wire
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NOW SHOWING #233: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a cabinet of curiosities at Whitechapel Gallery, London, an exhibition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s writings at Tate St Ives, and a reimagining of public sculpture and monuments at Spike Island, Bristol.

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Yami-Ichi, Tate St. Ives

Next Saturday the 09/12/2017 I will be exhibiting (and selling) items from Transformations: Actions to Matter / Matter to Actions at the Yami-Ichi, Tate St. Ives.

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Rachel Whiteread Tate Britain Exhibition Visit

On 23rd September 2017 I visited the Tate Britain to see an exhibition of Rachel Whiteread’s work.  I have been interested in the processes behind the making of her works, particularly the way in which ordinary objects are cast and […]

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Lubaina Himid, Naming the Money, 2004, installation view of 'Navigation Charts', Spike Island, Bristol, 2017. Photo: Stuart Whipps; Courtesy: the artist, Hollybush Gardens, and National Museums, Liverpool
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Turner Prize 2017: inclusion of over-50s reflects reality of artists’ careers today

Yesterday’s announcement of the 2017 Turner Prize shortlist saw two artists over 50 nominated – Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid – reflecting the recent decision to drop its longstanding under-50 rule. Fisun Güner welcomes the change, arguing that it better reflects the reality of many artists’ careers while also ensuring a particularly strong line-up for this year’s prize.

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Hannah Gluckstein, Gluck, 1942. Oil on canvas, 306 x 254 mm. © National Portrait Gallery
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Pictures of… Queer British Art at Tate Britain

Tate Britain’s new show, ‘Queer British Art 1861 – 1967’, features work by artists including Francis Bacon, Keith Vaughan, Evelyn de Morgan and Glyn Philpot, alongside queer ephemera, personal photographs, film and magazines.

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#1: Copies and Inspirations – TATE Britian, London

TATE Britain, London On the 3rd June, 2016; I went to visit London, along with friends (artists in their own different ways), to spend the day visiting art galleries and other activities that interest us. We went to visit Tate […]

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Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern
Photo: Hugo Glendinning 2016
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2016 – How was it for you? #1: Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern

This year saw Frances Morris become director of Tate Modern and in June the gallery’s £260m extension, The Switch House, opened to positive reviews. She reflects on what has personally been an “amazing year” while lamenting a period in which “respect for difference and individuality” has been vigorously attacked.

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