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Covering two decades of an essential period of black empowerment in American civil rights history, Tate Modern’s ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’ is provocative and powerful. Fisun Güner reports.
A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including shows in Edinburgh, Manchester, Norwich, Stoke-on-Trent and London.
This week’s selection includes photography and mixed-media sculptures of body parts in London, silk worms in Macclesfield and weaving in Margate.
Current Director of the Whitworth, Manchester and Manchester City Galleries will succeed Sir Nicholas Serota who is stepping down after almost 30 years in the role.
The current director of Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Art Galleries is expected to take the top job at Tate.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
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.
This week’s selection includes architectural drawing in London and painting in Edinburgh, plus assemblages and video in Birmingham.
This week I had a day in London to catch Georgia O’Keefe, Wifredo Lam and Bhupen Khakhar as well as my first look at the Switch House, if I had the energy, all at Tate Modern. Having said that’s all […]
Critical Perspectives at Teesside University has announced its first round of visiting artist and curatorial talks for the season. The aim of this series is to begin conversations around new directions in contemporary art and practice, as well as examine […]
This week’s selection includes breakdancing in Glasgow, vast audio-visual work in London, and participatory exhibitions in Bristol and Manchester.
In a piece originally published by The Conversation, Eleonora Belfiore looks at what Tate Modern’s new Switch House extension says about the organisation’s attempts to engage with a wider, more socially and economically diverse audience.
Tate Modern’s new Switch House extension finally opens to the public on Friday. Fisün Guner takes a tour of the 10-storey building and is thrilled with what she finds but left wanting more.
New collection displays at Tate Modern when its extension opens in June will feature work by 300 artists from 57 countries, 75% of which have been acquired since 2000.
At the recent Art Is… event at Tate Modern, the Freelands Foundation gathered together a cast of artists, educators, gallery directors and more to present a series of talks and discussions about the idea of socially useful art, the importance of art education, and the role of creative freedom for artists. Fisun Guner reports.
Artist and former teacher Henry Ward is head of education at the Freelands Foundation, founded last year by Elisabeth Murdoch. a-n Writer Development Programme participant Lydia Ashman finds out more about the foundation and its forthcoming Art Is… symposium at Tate Modern.
Philippe Parreno has been announced as the second artist in the annual Hyundai Commission series for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall.
Frances Morris, who has been part of the Tate team since joining as a curator in 1987, has been appointed the new director of Tate Modern.
As Phyllida Barlow becomes the 40th artist to join Artist Rooms, it’s announced that a new, dedicated exhibition space for the collection at the Tate Modern extension will debut with work by Louise Bourgeois.
Platform-London’s unauthorised Deadline Festival at Tate Modern, in protest at BP’s sponsorship of the arts, has unsurprisingly been met with restrictions from the venue but its organisers plan to carry on regardless.
Abraham Cruzvillegas: Empty Lot is the inaugural Hyundai Commission for the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern.
Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas has produced the inaugural Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, unveiled this week. Here, Richard Taylor finds out more about his ‘Autoconstrucción’ approach to art, following up on themes discussed by Cruzvillegas at a recent ‘in conversation’ event in Glasgow.
Tate Modern this week announced the date for the opening of its new extension, designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron.
After a fantastic visit to the Richard Diebenkorn exhibition at the RA I continued my day in London with a visit to the Sonia Delaunay exhibition at Tate Modern. My visit, late afternoon, allowed me plenty of time and space […]