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Life In The Arts Lane - Week 89 - Four Exhibitions and a Dog

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

I therefore found myself rushing to see the Matisse cutouts at the Tate Modern, the Folk Art at Tate Britain, the Marina Abramovic at the Serpentine along with the annual pavilion there, as well as a show at the Science Museum by Joshua Sofaer called the Rubbish Collection.

Late Turner Exhibition at Tate Britain

Victoria Sadler | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The Late Turner exhibition at the Tate Britain is the first ever museum exhibition of the later works in Turner's career. The works he produced in his 60s and 70s were some of his most remarkable as his understanding of light and colour, which he'd developed throughout his career, reached its climax.

Explore Tate Britain at Night Through the Eyes of a Robot

Tate | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tate

Have you ever wished you could have a secret robot alter ego? Or that you could wander around a gallery alone late at night? Well, now you can combine both these fantasies in one as After Dark is launched at Tate Britain.

You Can't Go To The Tate After Dark. These Robots Can.

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Tech

Robots are to give art fans a night at the museum with a series of after-hours tours around Tate Britain through an award-winning project. People f...

Late at the Tate Marries Art and Hiphop for the Perfect Experience

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

Late at Tate is a programme of events for young and diverse audiences held at Tate Britain on a bi-monthly basis featuring music, film, fashion and live performance.

From Fashion to Art: 'Normcore' at the Tate Britain

Morgan Meaker | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Morgan Meaker

Fashion is still buzzing with the idea of 'Normcore' - a trend cemented by Kim Kardashian's appearance on the cover of Vogue. Suddenly the emphasis has shifted from supermodel to reality star; chiffon to denim; effort to effortless.

How Creative Spoken Word and Music Projects Are Helping the UK's Literacy Issues

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

This month however, I attended one such event that seemed to have ticked all the right boxes to actually make a difference. Fusing the mediums of spoken word and poetry set against a backdrop of Turner paintings, Late at Tate Britain, housed a captivating poetry event as part of National Storytelling Week 14th anniversary.

Now You Can Visit The Tate Britain At Night, Via Robots

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Tech

It will soon be possible to explore the halls of the Tate Britain at night - thanks to a new fleet of robotic tour guides. The idea - 'After Dark' ...

Expand Your Mind in 2014 with the Salon Revival

Victoria Sadler | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

We've all got resolutions for 2014, some of them we might even keep beyond January. But if you are looking for something new this coming year, how about attending salons? Building on an illustrious heritage, the modern salons are cultural showcases that cover a range of subjects from the worlds of science, the arts and psychology.

Arts Review: Art Under Attack, Tate Britain

Victoria Sadler | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

From Kings to suffragettes, from the IRA to artists themselves, there is a long history of art being the focus of attack both from the state and from the public. This history of iconoclasm, or image breaking, is captured in this wide-ranging and fascinating exhibition at the Tate Britain.

Film Meets 500 Years of British Art

Jane Burton | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Burton

Three great British directors Christopher Nolan, Mike Leigh and Ken Loach explore the relationship between filmmaking and painting for Tate's new video series. Find out which artist inspired The Joker's smeared make-up in The Dark Knight, how Turner's sketches are being brought to the big screen, and what the camera can learn from Hogarth...

Fashion Meets Art at the New Tate Britain

Jane Burton | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Burton

Ever wondered what a JMW Turner seascape painting might taste like? Fishy, if you ask chef Rachel Khoo. Or how a Frances Bacon triptych might sound - dark and moodily rockin', if you ask the band Everything Everything. This might sound like some strange experiment in synaesthesia; in fact, its for a video series I've been making to mark the launch of the new Tate Britain...

New Tate Britain Unveiled at No Cost to the Tax Payer

John Nickson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
John Nickson

This week, Tate's original building re-opens after a £45million face-lift. Tate Britain is glamorous once more, a temple of cool and contemplation. Tate was a gift to the public from Henry Tate, a sugar baron. He donated his great collection of British art to the nation as well as £110,000 to pay for a new gallery on condition that the state would look after it.

Art Everywhere

Stephen Deuchar | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Deuchar

For the next two weeks, tens of thousands of billboard and commercial poster sites across the country will feature largescale images of British works of art...They will crop up everywhere from the 12.19 m wide digital billboard at Westfield to the back of a bus in Belfast. You may drive past the dying Ophelia at Shepherd's Bush roundabout or find Lucian Freud in the station cafe at Hull.

Review: Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life

Victoria Sadler | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Lowry. Apparently you either love him or hate him. I wasn't sure where that left me, given that prior to visiting this exhibition, I was pretty ambivalent on the man and his work. After seeing this exhibition though, I am a convert.

Why Has Tate Britain Rearranged Collection?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

Around 500 British artworks have been rearranged at Tate Britain. Visitors to the London gallery will now see the collection - charting from the 1500s...

Go Back In Time At The Tate Britain... (VIDEO)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Art lovers are getting the chance to step back in time in a Tate Britain installation, Phantom Ride. Turner Prize-winning artist Simon Starling, wh...

Emin And Turner Star In New Show About British Landscape

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2013 | Home

Works by Tracey Emin and JMW Turner have gone on show in an exhibition on British landscape art. 'Looking For The View' examines how artists have d...

Pop Artist Who Escaped Nazi Germany Gets London Show

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2013 | Home

The first major exhibition to focus on artist Kurt Schwitters' life in Britain following his escape from Nazi Germany opens this week. Eccentric Ge...

LS Lowry And 9 Other Great Artists Dismissed In Their Time

Posted 17.01.2013 | Home

Even today, LS Lowry is dismissed in some circles as an 'amateur' or a 'Sunday painter', who just painted gloomy Northern scenes and 'matchstick men'....

LS Lowry To Finally Be Taken Seriously In The South?

PA | Posted 17.03.2013 | Home

LS Lowry's place in art history is being reassessed in a new retrospective at Tate Britain. The gallery, which had been accused by actor Sir Ian Mc...

LS Lowry To Finally Be Taken Seriously In The South?

PA | Posted 17.03.2013 | Home

LS Lowry's place in art history is being reassessed in a new retrospective at Tate Britain. The gallery, which had been accused by actor Sir Ian Mc...

Elizabeth Price Wins The Turner Prize 2012

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2013 | Home

Elizabeth Price has won the Turner Prize 2012. Price, the former 1980s pop musician won for her “seductive and immersive” video trilogy and bec...

Daisy Lowe And Other Modern Muses Discuss Art (VIDEO)

Posted 19.12.2012 | Home

Since September, the Tate Britain show Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde has allowed visitors to marvel at the technique and vision of the likes ...

Sam Parker

Forget The Pictures Of Poo, This Is A Solid Year For The Turner Prize (REVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

Some years the scorn that usually greets any mention of the Turner Prize feels justified, a reflection of a show always good at creating headlines...