Do you recognise this London station? 🚂 Wolfgang Suschitzky captured this platform scene in 1941. See Suschitzky's photography alongside his sister's, Edith Tudor-Hart, in a free display of the siblings' work at Tate Britain. #WorldPhotographyDay
#WorkoftheWeek : Ithell Colquhoun, Scylla 1938. This work can be understood both as a seascape & an image of a body. ‘It was suggested by what I could see of myself in a bath… it is thus a pictorial pun, or double-image’. On free display at Tate Britain:
France-Lise McGurn's free #ArtNow exhibition explores the intimacy of city life. In this interview, McGurn talks to us about what it's like to live in London, paint on Tate Britain's walls, and feel sleepless.
FINAL WEEK to experience #FrankBowling 's major retrospective at Tate Britain. The exhibition showcases the entirety of Bowling's 60-year career, mapping the evolution of his style throughout the decades. Closes 26 Aug:
This painting by Richard Wilson captured the 18th century taste for the sublime. What inspires your sense of awe? ⛰️ Richard Wilson, Llyn-y-Cau, Cader Idris exhibited 1774. On free display at Tate Britain:
#ArtWords : A 'Monochrome' is a work that uses only one colour, but on close inspection, shades, layers and textures of paint become visible. See the shimmering surface of Shirazeh Houshiary's 'Veil' 1999, free in Tate Britain's Walk Through British Art.
'Merry-Go-Round' is considered to be an outstanding contribution to British modernism by Mark Gertler, described by D.H. Lawrence as 'the best modern picture [he has] seen'. Discover the story behind the work: On free display at Tate Britain.
John Crome and John Constable were some of the earliest artists to paint portraits of trees. Constable’s favourite tree was said to be the ash 🌳 while Crome's was the oak. 🌳 John Crome, The Poringland Oak c.1818–20 on free display at Tate Britain.
Presenting everything you need to know about the life long friend of Francis Bacon, Frank Bowling now at Tate Britain.
📢 Tonight is a very exciting launch at Tate Britain! Through #augmentedreality , you can now see 8 free collection works come to life in the gallery. From Gwen John standing before her self-portrait to a cat emerging from a JMW Turner painting, what will you discover? 🐈 #TateAR
Tate, which runs some of Britain's most important art museums, announced that it will no longer accept financial donations from the Sackler family, whose pharmaceutical interests have been linked to the opioid crisis